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Reading (in/and) Miranda

Bode, Katherine

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"Australian fiction, like that of all nations, is written, published, received and read in the context of a literary canon, both national and transnational. In regards to women's fiction in Australia, this canon is predominantly composed of writers from two particular eras: authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (like Henry Handel Richardson, Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard and Christina Stead) and women writers who came to prominence during the 1980s (like...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorBode, Katherine
dc.coverage.spatialAustralia
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-21T02:12:17Z
dc.date.available2011-09-21T02:12:17Z
dc.identifier.citationBode, Katherine. ‘Reading (in/and) Miranda.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 22, no. 3, 2006. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.4c21d750a8.
dc.identifier.issn0004-9697
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/8658
dc.description.abstract"Australian fiction, like that of all nations, is written, published, received and read in the context of a literary canon, both national and transnational. In regards to women's fiction in Australia, this canon is predominantly composed of writers from two particular eras: authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (like Henry Handel Richardson, Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard and Christina Stead) and women writers who came to prominence during the 1980s (like Helen Garner, Kate Grenville, Elizabeth Jolley, Barbara Hanrahan, Jessica Anderson and Beverley Farmer ... The second-wave feminist movement was responsible for the creation of this dual canon: in the first case, due to a desire to recover and reclaim women writers of the past, and in the second, due to a desire to celebrate and explore contemporary Australian women's fiction. Indeed, it is the preoccupation of second-wave feminism with uncovering and celebrating women's occluded stories that underlies the current critical focus on realist and experiential aspects of Australian women's fiction ... Among those whose work has been occluded by the critical attention given to the canonical figures of Australian women's writing, Wendy Scarfe is indicative in various ways."
dc.format.extent11 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.publisherUniversity of Queensland Press
dc.rightsCopyright in the intellectual content of the work remains with the author. ALS retains copyright in the formatting and appearance of the published paper - https://www.australianliterarystudies.com.au/contribute (22/02/2019)
dc.sourceAustralian Literary Studies 22.3 (2006): 357-367
dc.subjectreading; masculinity; feminism; women's writing; Australian fiction; Wendy Scarfe
dc.titleReading (in/and) Miranda
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume22
dc.date.issued2006
local.identifier.absfor200502 - Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
local.identifier.ariespublicationu3025350xPUB362
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.uqp.uq.edu.au/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBode, Katherine, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage356
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage367
local.identifier.doi10.20314/als.4c21d750a8
local.identifier.absseo950203 - Languages and Literature
dc.date.updated2015-12-09T10:30:38Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-70450106938
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dc.provenance"Copyright of Full Text rests with the original copyright owner and, except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, copying this copyright material is prohibited without the permission of the owner or its exclusive licensee or agent or by way of a license from Copyright Agency Limited" - from article. "I do give my permission to deposit three of Katherine’s articles published in ALS" - email dated 15/9/11, from Manager, Australian Literary Studies
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