Writers Behaving Badly : Stead, Bourdieu and Australian Literary Culture

Abstract

Uses Pierre Bourdieu’s theories to explore unresolved contradictions in Christina Stead concerning her feminism, politics and reputation.

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Published 1 May 2001 in Volume 20 No. 1. Subjects: Australian literature and writers, Defining an Australian literature, Fiction, Literary career, Politics.

Cite as: Rooney, Brigid. ‘Writers Behaving Badly : Stead, Bourdieu and Australian Literary Culture.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 1, 2001. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.b0ea473e02.