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Author Rooney, Brigid.
Title Suburban space, the novel and australian modernity.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : ANTHEM Press, 2018.

Author Rooney, Brigid.
Series Anthem studies in australian literature and culture
Subject Australian literature -- History and criticism.
Suburbs in literature.
Description 1 online resource.
Contents Cover; Front Matter; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Chapters Intro to 9; Introduction: Things to Do with Suburbia; Suburbs, Suburbia, Suburban Space: Discourse, Definitions and Debates; Novel, Suburb, Planet; Narrative Hunger, the Suburban Void and Settler- Colonial Modernity; Suburban Modernity in Three Phases; Part 1 Pre-1945 Suburbia; Chapter One Bungalow Modernism: D.H. Lawrence's Kangaroo; Prefabricated Forms: Bungalow Suburbia and the (Modernist) Novel.
From Inside to Outside: Kangaroo's Bungalow ModernismChapter Two Breaking the Iron Circle: Women Writing the Suburbs, 1917-1944; From Suburb to City: Capel Boake's Painted Clay; Alienating Home: Lesbia Harford's The Invaluable Mystery; Returning Gaze: Christina Stead's Suburban Sydney; (i) Seven Poor Men of Sydney (1934); (ii) For Love Alone (1944); Part 2 Mid-Century Suburbia; Chapter Three Frontier Suburb, Interior Modernity: Patrick White's the Tree of Man; The Tree of Man as a Figurative Mapping; Retrofitting the Frontier: White's Modernist Suburban Interior.
Chapter Four The Long Remove: Expatriate Visions of SuburbiaMy Brother Jack's Returning Gaze on Suburban Melbourne; Barbara Hanrahan's Suburban Adelaide; Suburban Brisbane: David Malouf and Jessica Anderson; (i) Johnno (1975); (ii) Tirra Lirra by the River (1978); Recrossing the Bridge: Johnston's Returning Gaze; Chapter Five Electric Suburbia: Reverberations and Legacies of Shock in Women's Fiction; 'The Shock That Wakes the Spirit's Sleep': Elizabeth Harrower's Fiction; Reverberating Legacies of Shock: Helen Hodgman's Blue Skies and Ellen van Neerven's Heat and Light; (i) Blue Skies.
(Ii) Heat and LightPart 3 Post-Suburbia; Chapter Six Reflex, Reflection, Revision: Post-Suburban Novels; Melbourne Returns: From Corpseworld to Numinous Hills; Retro-Suburbia: Steven Carroll's Real and Imagined Glenroy18; Chapter Seven Outer Suburban Tales; Allegorizing Outer Suburbia: Peter Carey's The Tax Inspector; Botanizing Western Sydney: Luke Carman's An Elegant Young Man; Indigenizing Bildung: Melissa Lucashenko's Steam Pigs; Chapter Eight Suburban Globe: Homing Strangers, Estranging Home; Burning Down the House: Omar Musa's Here Come the Dogs (2014).
Estranging Bildung: Michelle de Kretser's Questions of Travel (2012)Hosting Suburbia: Michael Mohammed Ahmad's The Tribe (2014); Coda; Chapter Nine Refractions of Suburbia in Alexis Wright's the Swan Book; End Matter; Notes; Introduction: Things to Do with Suburbia; 1 Bungalow Modernism: D.H. Lawrence's Kangaroo; 2 Breaking the Iron Circle: Women Writing the Suburbs, 1917-1944; 3 Frontier Suburb, Interior Modernity: Patrick White's the Tree of Man; 4 The Long Remove: Expatriate Visions of Suburbia; 5 Electric Suburbia: Reverberations and Legacies of Shock in Women's Fiction.
Summary 'Suburban space, the novel and Australian modernity' investigates the interaction between suburbs and suburbia in a century-long series of Australian novels. It puts the often trenchantly anti-suburban rhetoric of Australian fiction in dialogue with its evocative and imaginative rendering of suburban place and time.
ISBN 9781783088157 (electronic bk.)
178308815X (electronic bk.)
9781783088164
1783088168
1783088141
9781783088140
OCLC # 1073092799
Additional Format Ebook version : 9781783088164
Print version: ROONEY, BRIGID. SUBURBAN SPACE, THE NOVEL AND AUSTRALIAN MODERNITY. [Place of publication not identified], ANTHEM Press, 2018 1783088141 9781783088140 (OCoLC)1029777934


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