Frank Moorhouse and the discontinuous narrative

Quinan, John (1979). Frank Moorhouse and the discontinuous narrative Honours Thesis, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland.

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Author Quinan, John
Thesis Title Frank Moorhouse and the discontinuous narrative
School, Centre or Institute School of English, Media Studies and Art History
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 1979
Thesis type Honours Thesis
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Supervisor Alan Lawson
Total pages 156
Language eng
Subjects 20 Language, Communication and Culture
Formatted abstract
(a) Frank Moorhouse end the Development of Contemporary Australian Short Fiction. 

Frank Moorhouse's development ae a writer coincided with the evolution or new developments in his chosen form, the short story. Moorhouse believes that "the Australian short story was exhausted in the sixties (A5.). During these years as a young writer, he now sees himself as having written "exercises in short story writing (which) conformed to the expectations of those editors" (A 61.). of the literary magazines to whom he submitted his work. Moorhouse believes that by this time the function of short fiction as "light entertainment .. and formula or ritual gratifications" (A2) had been absorbed by television. Those mass circulation magazines, "like Saturday Evening Post, or New Yorker, or Esquire, or McCalla (A5.), which had in the past either created or maintained the "framework of the story (A5.) had "all gone when we grew up" (A5.).  .............................
Keyword Moorhouse, Frank, 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation
Additional Notes Accompanied by Quinan, John/Frank Moorhouse tapes, housed in AVS at PR8269.O6Z81979.

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