Tag: A. D. Hope

Long Paddock for Southerly 70.2: Romance

Is Australian romance an oxymoron? It has been long thought so; not for us Don Juan or Don Quixote but Ned Kelly and Tom Collins. Even when romance rears its alluring head in Australian fiction, as with Harry’s wooing of Sybilla in My Brilliant Career, it is often quashed as a distraction or delusion. More recently, celebrated texts of their times such as Puberty Blues (1979), Oscar and Lucinda (1988), Praise (1992) have confirmed the view that romance is difficult in Australia – and in Australian fiction. If we have prided ourselves on taking the steely-eyed view without the filter…

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Long Paddock for Southerly 68.3: Double Exposures

Southerly 68.3 is available to purchase here (Digital Edition). This link will take you to our old GumRoad storefront (an external site). Remaining issues will be moved to our own site, here, soon. ESSAYS Andrew Game, Crossing Intercultural Boundaries: The Reception of Paul Wenz in Australia and France John Hawke, Post-Symbolism: James McAuley and A. D. Hope John Kinsella, A Neurotic Reading of C. J. Brennan’s “The Wanderer” Tracy Ryan, “The living hyphen”: France and Australia in two novels by Marion May Campbell David Wells, A. D. Hope and the Poetics of Acmeism REVIEWS Craig Billingham, of Michael Brennan, Unanimous…

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