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Contemporary Issues in Australian Literature

International Perspectives

by David Callahan

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Pacific studies,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Australian English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Australia,
  • Literary Collections / Australian & Oceanian,
  • Australian literature,
  • Australian & Oceanian,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7800805M
    ISBN 100714682195
    ISBN 109780714682198


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