National Library of Australia

Vol 7 (2007)

JASAL 7, the third issue published in 2007, includes a range of articles on Australian literary history and biography, current literary debate and the work of contemporary Australian novelists. This issue also publishes reviews of recent books on Australian writing and publishing.

Table of Contents

Peer Reviewers 2007 PDF
Preliminary pages PDF
Editors' Note PDF


The clash of paradigms: Australian literary theory after liberalism Abstract PDF
Mark Davis 7-31
Riders in the Chariot: A Tale for our Times Abstract PDF
Bernadette Brennan 32-45
Shadow on Screen The Wayang Kulit in The Year of Living Dangerously Abstract PDF
Chad Habel 46-58
Kerry Greenwood's "Rewriting" of Agatha Christie Abstract PDF
Sue Ryan-Fazilleau 59-70
Feminine Transports and Transformations: Textual Performances of Women Convicts and Emigrants to Australia from 1788 to 1850 Abstract PDF
Ann Vickery 71-84
"War is not a Christian Mission": Racial Invasion and Religious Crusade in H. S. Gullett’s Official History of the Australian Imperial Force in Sinai and Palestine Abstract PDF
Christopher Lee 85-96
"Your Vote Is Wanted": C.J. Dennis at the Call Abstract PDF
Philip Butterss 97-106


By the Book: a Literary History of Queensland edited by Patrick Buckridge and Belinda McKay PDF
Bruce Bennett 107-111
Life Class: the Education of a Biographer by Brenda Niall PDF
Brian Kiernan 112-115
Water from the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the Works of Australian Novelist Christopher Koch by Jean-Francois Vernay PDF
CA. Cranston 116-121
Unsettling Space: Contestations in Contemporary Australian Theatre by Joanne Tompkins PDF
Anne Pender 122-125
Writing Never Arrives Naked: Early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia by Penny van Toorn PDF
Bruce Moore 126-129
Kylie Tennant: a life by Jane Grant PDF
Anne Collett 130-134
Rolf Boldrewood's Robbery Under Arms edited by Paul Eggert and Elizabeth Webby PDF
Damien Barlow 135-138
Making Books: contemporary Australian publishing edited by David Carter and Anne Galligan PDF
Rowanne Couch 139-142
What a Man's Gotta Do? Masculinities in Performance edited by Adrian Kiernander, Jonathan Bollen and Bruce Parr PDF
Benjamin Miller 143-146

Notes on Contributors

Notes on Contributors PDF
Susan Lever 147-148