Lee, Christopher (2007) Greeks and moderns: the search for culture in the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918. Australian Literary Studies, 23 (2). pp. 106-120. ISSN 0004-9697
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This essay examines the search for a level of culture appropriate to History, Commemoration, Military Instruction and Civic example in the twelve volume Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918. It argues that the Official History is a product of flows of culture between Britain and Australia and pays particular attention to the key personel and institutions involved in the exchange. Throughout it is interested in the way classical style was related to the level of culture available to an Australian and an international public.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||war histories; military history; World War One; C.E.W. Bean; H.S.Gullett; Anzac legend; Australian Imperial Forces; literature in the public sphere; culture; style|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200526 Stylistics and Textual Analysis|
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200204 Cultural Theory
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
|Subjects:||420000 Language and Culture > 420200 Literature Studies|
430000 History and Archaeology > 430100 Historical Studies
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Deposited On:||22 Jan 2008 12:08|
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