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Ian Jack (ed)
A celebrated writer makes an anonymous confession and defends a habit: his son supplies him with Ecstasy. Other contributors include Nicholas Shakespeare on the evil of his ancestors, David Feuer on trying to be a shrink in a community of the Hasidim, and new fiction from A.M. Holmes and Judith Hermann.
Selected and introduced by Richard Hall
Banjo Paterson's ballads are as fresh and alive today as they were one hundred years ago. This new and lively selection of poetry and prose brings together all the old classics along with the not-so-well-known and the off-beat, and allows the modern reader to gain a new appreciation of some of Australia's favourite literature.
National Fictions is a study of Australian literature and film. It is also a study of Australian culture, viewing the novels and films as products of a specific culture; as narratives with similar structures, functions, forms and meanings. It covers a range of texts, offering both close analysis and an account of their place within the system of meanings dominant in Australian culture.