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Beyond the colonial present: quantitative analysis, “Resourceful Reading” and Australian literary studies

Bode, Katherine


The revival in cultural nationalism suggested by current debates about Australian history and literature represents (to borrow from Gillian Whitlock) both a potential pleasure and a danger for Australian literary studies. While the injection of funds augured by this shift in government policy could resuscitate and reinvigorate the discipline, at present, such funds seem to be contingent upon reviving a canonical approach to the teaching and researching of Australian literature. This situation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature; Special Issue, The Colonial Past (2008): pp.184-197


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