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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton South, Vic .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Murray, Les A., 1938- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Australia -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-179) and index.

StatementSteven Matthews.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.M83 Z77 2001b
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3618993M
ISBN 100522850057
LC Control Number2002392264

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