Bird, Delys and Dixon, Robert and Lee, Christopher (2001) Introduction [to Authority and influence: Australian literary criticism 1950-2000]. In: Bird, Delys and Dixon, Robert and Lee , Christopher, (eds.) Authority and influence: Australian literary criticism 1950-2000. University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Queensland, xiii-xxxviii. ISBN 0702232033
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This essay surveys the development of post world war 2 literary criticism in Australia under the influence of imported theory from Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States. Sub-headings include; 'An Australian literary criticism: the 1950s and 1960s,' 'Consolidation and New directions; the 1970s', 'Asserting the Present; the 1980s', and 'Past and Future: the 1990s'. It is particularly interested in recurring themes in Australian criticism around the questions of Nation, Formalism, the Canon, Literary History, Society, identity politics and importation.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)|
|Additional Information:||Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. Print copy held in USQ Library at call no. 820.900914 Aut.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Australian literature, literature criticism|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200501 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature|
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200502 Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
|Subjects:||420000 Language and Culture > 420300 Cultural Studies|
420000 Language and Culture > 420200 Literature Studies
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing|
|Deposited On:||05 Jan 2010 12:24|
|Last Modified:||29 Jun 2012 12:14|
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