Description - Once Upon a Time: Australian Writers on Using the Past by Paul Ashton
This book brings together sixteen well-known writers from diverse backgrounds: Debra Adelaide, Paul Ashton, Anna Clark, Robert Crawford, John Dale, Ross Gibson, Bridget Griffen-Foley, Lucinda Holdforth, Julia Horne, Paul Kiem, John Maynard, Betty O'Neill, Penny Russell, Janis Wilton, Garry Wotherspoon and Clare Wright. It looks at how history - a discipline which generally strives for critical distance - and the past - a concept which is open-ended and useful in the present - are used in a range of genres from historical and "true crime" novels to family history and memoir.
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Australian Scholarly Publishing
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