Tim Winton : critical essays / edited by Lyn McCredden and Nathanael O'Reilly.

Why is it that Tim Winton - one of Australia's most popular and literary novelists - has received little sustained critical attention? This collection of essays examines the impact of Winton's work on understanding what it is to be Australian, Ëœto be human, to make and question meaning....

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Other Authors: McCredden, Lyn (Editor), O'Reilly, Nathanael (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Crawley, Western Australia : UWA Publishing, 2014.
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Summary:Why is it that Tim Winton - one of Australia's most popular and literary novelists - has received little sustained critical attention? This collection of essays examines the impact of Winton's work on understanding what it is to be Australian, Ëœto be human, to make and question meaning. His novels and short stories are vernacular and lyrical, optimistic and dark, holding up a peculiarly 'Wintonesque' mirror through which Australians - and international readers, differently - can see themselves, refracted. Exploring various themes - such as childhood, masculinity, love, death, landscape, and b.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781742586281
1742586287