Hot iron corrugated sky: 100 years of Queensland writing

Hot iron corrugated sky: 100 years of Queensland writing. Edited by Robyn Sheahan-Bright and Stuart Glover St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2002.

Title Hot iron corrugated sky: 100 years of Queensland writing
Place of Publication St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Publisher University of Queensland Press
Publication year 2002
Sub-type Edited book
ISBN 9780702233449
0702233447
Language eng
Editor Robyn Sheahan-Bright
Stuart Glover
Total number of pages 235
Subjects 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
1999 Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Abstract/Summary Eleven of Queensland's best writers: John Birmingham, Mary-Rose MacColl, Andrew McGahan, Gerard Lee, Steven Herrick, Jay Verney, Melissa Lucashenko, Martin Duwell, Nigel Krauth, Mark Svendsen and Paul Galloway get off the banana lounge to tackle 100 years of Queensland writing in this collection of humorous and thoughtful essays. Queensland writing – always a wellspring for the national literature – has been dominated by powerful and curious figures: Xavier Herbert, Steele Rudd, David Malouf, Thea Astley, Judith Wright, Oodgeroo and more recently Andrew McGahan, Hugh Lunn, Nick Earls, Helen Darville and Venero Armanno. From John Birmingham's Lost City of Vegas to Mark Svendsen's The Real Stud, this book reveals a weird and wonderful Queensland in eleven new essays and over 40 extracts from a century of writing. [Book summary from Penguin Books Australia]
Keyword Essays
Writing
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

 
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