"In 1998, Elizabeth Webby professed a widely accepted account of contemporary
Australian literary history. During the 1970s, Australian literature emerged
from a period of 'masculinist' conservatism into a 'golden age', manifested
in a marked increase in 'Australian publishing and the promotion of Australian
literature' and the proliferation of authors other than White Anglo-Celtic
Males or 'WACMs'. By the late 1990s, however, the combined impact of
'economic rationalism' and...[Show more]
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