- A Reconsideration of Christina Stead at Work: Fact into Fiction
Everyone knows that novelists, like painters, draw from life. What we need to understand is more about the ways particular novelists transform real people into…1 May 1997
- The Fiction of Gabrielle Lord
'Why do people do this sort of thing?' It is a child's question, from a boy called Derek, who is one of a group kidnapped…1 October 1999
- Colonial Gothic: Morbid Anatomy, Commodification and Critique in Marcus Clarke’s The Mystery of Major Molineux
The dynamics of what might be called colonial Gothic, by which I mean the Gothicizing of the settler-colony as a site of repression, also anticipate…1 October 2000
- ‘realer than the Real’ : Francis Webb’s 'Ward Two'
'Ward Two' has long been one of Francis Webb's best known poems, if not the best known, due to the coherence lent it by the…1 May 1979