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The Resource Islands, identity and the literary imagination, Elizabeth McMahon

Islands, identity and the literary imagination, Elizabeth McMahon

Label
Islands, identity and the literary imagination
Title
Islands, identity and the literary imagination
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth McMahon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Australia is the planet's sole island continent. This book argues that the uniqueness of this geography has shaped Australian history and culture, including its literature. Further, it shows how shifting understandings of the island continent shed new light on the relationship between islands and continents in the mapping of modernity
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMahon, Elizabeth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthem studies in Australian literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian literature
  • Islands in literature
  • Geography in literature
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
  • National characteristics, Australian, in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Australian literature
  • Geography in literature
  • Islands in literature
  • National characteristics, Australian, in literature
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
Label
Islands, identity and the literary imagination, Elizabeth McMahon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-288) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Chapters; Section 1: Islands Real and Imaginary; Introduction ; Chapter 1: What's in a Metaphor: 'No Man Is an Island'; Section 2: Islands: Making the Planet, World, Globe; Chapter 2: The First and Last of New Worlds: The Caribbean and Australia; Chapter 3: Insular and Continental Interiors: The Shifting Map of Literary Universalism after the War; Section 3: Dreams and Nightmares; Chapter 4: Accidents of Empire: Shipwrecks and Castaways
  • Chapter 5: The Best and Worst of Times: Utopias, Dystopias, ArchipelagosBack Matter; Appendix: Colonial Ties between the West Indies and Australia; Notes ; Works Cited ; Index
Control code
ocn958455259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085354
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 953566
  • 22573/ctt1fmd1nb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958455259
Label
Islands, identity and the literary imagination, Elizabeth McMahon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-288) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Chapters; Section 1: Islands Real and Imaginary; Introduction ; Chapter 1: What's in a Metaphor: 'No Man Is an Island'; Section 2: Islands: Making the Planet, World, Globe; Chapter 2: The First and Last of New Worlds: The Caribbean and Australia; Chapter 3: Insular and Continental Interiors: The Shifting Map of Literary Universalism after the War; Section 3: Dreams and Nightmares; Chapter 4: Accidents of Empire: Shipwrecks and Castaways
  • Chapter 5: The Best and Worst of Times: Utopias, Dystopias, ArchipelagosBack Matter; Appendix: Colonial Ties between the West Indies and Australia; Notes ; Works Cited ; Index
Control code
ocn958455259
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085354
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 953566
  • 22573/ctt1fmd1nb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958455259

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