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Published 1 May 1989 in Volume 14 No. 1. Subjects: Literary portrayal, Modernism, Poetry, Postmodernism, Use of language.
Cite as: Lilley, Kate. ‘Tranter’s Plots.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 1989. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.107f0dbe00.
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