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ANTHEM STUDIES IN AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE


This series specialises in quality, innovative research in Australian literary studies. The series publishes work that advances contemporary scholarship on Australian literature conceived historically, thematically and/or conceptually. We welcome well-researched and incisive analyses on a broad range of topics: from individual authors or texts to considerations of the field as a whole, including in comparative or transnational frames.

 

Series Editors

Katherine Bode – Australian National University, Australia

Nicole Moore – University of New South Wales, Australia


Editorial Board

Tanya Dalziell – University of Western Australia, Australia

Delia Falconer – University of Technology, Sydney

John Frow – University of Sydney, Australia

Wang Guanglin – Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, China

Ian Henderson – King's College London, UK

Tony Hughes-D'Aeth – University of Western Australia, Australia

Ivor Indyk – University of Western Sydney, Australia

Nicholas Jose – University of Adelaide, Australia

James Ley – Sydney Review of Books, Australia

Andrew McCann – Dartmouth College, USA

Lyn McCredden – Deakin University, Australia

Elizabeth McMahon – University of New South Wales, Australia

Susan Martin – La Trobe University, Australia

Brigitta Olubas – University of New South Wales, Australia

Anne Pender – University of New England, Australia

Fiona Polack – Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Sue Sheridan – University of Adelaide, Emeritus, Australia

Ann Vickery – Deakin University, Australia

Russell West-Pavlov – Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany

Lydia Wevers – Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Gillian Whitlock – University of Queensland, Australia


Proposals

We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works from emerging and established scholars that meet the criteria of our series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published in print and e-book editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a new series or one of the following types of works -- Monographs (mid-length and full-length), Edited Collections, Handbooks, Reference, Upper-Level Textbooks, Academic Non-Fiction -- please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

 

  1. Post-Multicultural Writers as Neo-cosmopolitan Mediators
     
    By Sneja Gunew

    ‘Post-Multicultural Writers as Neo-Cosmopolitan Mediators’ is the first book to bring together global debates in neo-cosmopolitanism over the last decade and Australian minority writers, linking them to globalisation and transnationalism in cultural studies.

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    Hardback | February 2017 | ISBN 9781783086634

  2. Islands, Identity and the Literary Imagination
     
    Elizabeth McMahon

    Australia is the planet’s sole island continent. This book argues that the uniqueness of this geography has shaped Australian history and culture, including its literature. Further, it shows how shifting understandings of the island continent shed new light on the relationship between islands and continents in the mapping of modernity.

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    Hardback | July 2016 | ISBN 9781783085347

  3. Finding Queensland in Australian Cinema
     
    Poetics and Screen Geographies
    Allison Craven

    'Finding Queensland in Australian Cinema' explores gender, race and place in selected Australian films in various phases of Australian cinema: from Charles Chauvel’s 'Jedda' (1955), to the ‘period’ films of the New Wave in the 1970s, to the Indigenous filmmakers since the 1990s, and the contemporary era of transnational productions in Australia.

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    Hardback | July 2016 | ISBN 9781783085491

  4. Travelling Home, 'Walkabout Magazine' and Mid-Twentieth-Century Australia
     
    Mitchell Rolls and Anna Johnston

    'Walkabout' was one of the most popular magazines in mid-twentieth century Australia, educating local and international readers about the Australian landscape, its peoples and industry. It featured many of the most interesting writers, natural scientists and commentators. This book investigates 'Walkabout’ magazine's pivotal role in Australian cultural history.

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    Hardback | July 2016 | ISBN 9781783085378

  5. Cover
     
    Reading through the Iron Curtain
    Edited by Nicole Moore and Christina Spittel

    Exploring the imaginative construction of the post-colonial South by the communist East, this collaborative study of the reception of Australian literature in the German Democratic Republic has resonance for all newly global reckonings of the cultural Cold War.

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    Hardback | June 2016 | ISBN 9781783085231

  6. Aboriginal Art and Australian Society
     
    Hope and Disenchantment
    Laura Fisher

    This unique study tracks the way the Aboriginal art phenomenon has mediated Indigenous/non-indigenous relations in Australia. It illuminates the utopian and dystopian currents of thought that have arisen in relation to the art, and the contradictory social and political aspirations to which it has been anchored in public culture.

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    Hardback | May 2016 | ISBN 9781783085316

  7. Patrick White beyond the Grave
     
    Edited by Ian Henderson and Anouk Lang

    Carrying forward the momentum of the twenty-first-century ‘rediscovery’ of Patrick White (1912–1990), winner of the 1973 Nobel Prize for Literature, this book features work by White scholars aiming to stimulate future research into ‘world’ modernism, queer literature, and the ‘jittery’ modernist impulses of contemporary culture.

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    Hardback | August 2015 | ISBN 9781783083978

  8. Patrick White beyond the Grave
     
    Edited by Ian Henderson and Anouk Lang

    Carrying forward the momentum of the twenty-first-century ‘rediscovery’ of Patrick White (1912–1990), winner of the 1973 Nobel Prize for Literature, this book features work by White scholars aiming to stimulate future research into ‘world’ modernism, queer literature, and the ‘jittery’ modernist impulses of contemporary culture.

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    Paperback | August 2015 | ISBN 9781783083985

  9. Christos Tsiolkas and the Fiction of Critique
     
    Politics, Obscenity, Celebrity
    Andrew McCann

    This is the first theoretically informed study of Tsiolkas’s work. It follows the arc of his controversial career, and explores the tensions between political radicality, transgressive sexuality and his more recent commercial success.

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    Hardback | June 2015 | ISBN 9781783084036

  10. Christos Tsiolkas and the Fiction of Critique
     
    Politics, Obscenity, Celebrity
    Andrew McCann

    This is the first theoretically informed study of Tsiolkas’s work. It follows the arc of his controversial career, and explores the tensions between political radicality, transgressive sexuality and his more recent commercial success.

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    Paperback | June 2015 | ISBN 9781783084043

  11. Performing Noncitizenship
     
    Asylum Seekers in Australian Theatre, Film and Activism
    Emma Cox

    This exacting study examines the role that theatre, film and activism responsive to asylum seekers has played in the emergence of ‘irregular’ noncitizenship as a cornerstone idea in contemporary Australian political and social life.

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    Hardback | May 2015 | ISBN 9781783084005

  12. Performing Noncitizenship
     
    Asylum Seekers in Australian Theatre, Film and Activism
    Emma Cox

    This exacting study examines the role that theatre, film and activism responsive to asylum seekers has played in the emergence of ‘irregular’ noncitizenship as a cornerstone idea in contemporary Australian political and social life.

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    Paperback | May 2015 | ISBN 9781783084012

  13. Reading by Numbers
     
    Recalibrating the Literary Field
    Katherine Bode

    ‘Reading by Numbers: Recalibrating the Literary Field’ explores the critical potential of digital and quantitative methods for producing new knowledge about literary and cultural history.

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    Paperback | October 2014 | ISBN 9781783083084

  14. Reading by Numbers
     
    Recalibrating the Literary Field
    Katherine Bode

    ‘Reading by Numbers: Recalibrating the Literary Field’ explores the critical potential of digital and quantitative methods for producing new knowledge about literary and cultural history.

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    Hardback | July 2012 | ISBN 9780857284549

  15. Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity
     
    Frank Hurley's Synchronized Lecture Entertainments
    Robert Dixon

    This volume is an account of the stage and screen practice of Australian photographer and film maker Frank Hurley, in the context of early twentieth-century mass media.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | January 2012 | ISBN 9780857287953

  16. Virtual Voyages
     
    Travel Writing and the Antipodes 1605-1837
    Paul Longley Arthur

    'Virtual Voyages' is a fascinating account of the European discovery of the elusive 'great south land' told through the literature of 'imaginary voyages'.

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    Paperback | October 2011 | ISBN 9780857284082