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Australia Oceania

By John Scheckter

This quantity introduces the reader to a robust and profitable territory: the Australian novel. either drawing from and rebelling opposed to the facility of Europe. Australian writers asserted from the start that have «down below» calls for thorough statement and considerate expression. Exploration of the substantial land, framed by means of the horrors of penal institution and challenged through encounters with Aboriginal cultures, produced novels of irony and expectation, cynicism and social gathering - works that exhibit the flexibleness and unflinching readability that stay generally Australian right down to the postcolonial current.

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