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1990

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Vol 17, No 1 (1990): Janette Turner Hospital Special Issue

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1990
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FALS: Cleveland Bay New Writing No 4: Three North Queensland Poets: Stefanie Bennett, RG Hay and Anne Lloyd

Three North Queensland Poets: Stefanie Bennett, R.G Hay and Anne Lloyd, 1990.
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FALS: Colin Roderick Lecture 1990: WH (Bill) Wilde

The Search for Identity in Australian Biography by WH (Bill) Wilde, 1990. Also recorded as Monograph No 21.

 


1989

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FALS: Colin Roderick Lecture 1989: Jennifer Strauss

Stop Laughing! I'm Being Serious: Three Studies in Seriousness and Wit in Contemporary Australian Poetry by Jennifer Strauss, 1989. Also recorded as Monograph No 21.

The Colin Roderick Lectures, sponsored by the Townsville Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, are delivered annually by a distinguished Australian writer or academic at James Cook University, and subsequently published by the Foundation. The series is named for Emeritus Professor Colin Roderick, Foundation Professor of English at James Cook University and distinguished Lawson scholar. 
Jennifer Strauss, the 1989 Lecturer, is a Senior Lecturer at Monash University, where her teaching and research are divided between Medieval and Australian Literature. She coedited the anthology Middle English Verse: A Selection and she is currently completing a book on the poetry of Gwen Harwood for the Studies in Australian Literature Series. She has published three collections of poetry: Children and Other Strangers (1975); Winter Driving, (1981) and Labour Ward (1988) and her poems have appeared in a number of journals and anthologies since 1967. She has served as a judge for the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and the Victorian Premier's Prize for Poetry and was the 1989 Chair of the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards Committee.

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FALS: Monograph No 19: Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, The First Ten Years 1966 -1976

A brief history of the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies by Colin Roderick. 1989

1988

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Vol 16, No 3 (1988)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1986
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Vol 16, No 2 (1988)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1988
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Vol 16, No 1 (1988)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1986
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FALS: Colin Roderick Lecture 1988: Julian Croft

The Federal and National Impulse in Australian Literature, 1890-1958 by Julian Croft, 1988. Also recorded as Monograph No 18.

The Colin Roderick Lectures, sponsored by the Townsville Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, are delivered annually by a distinguished Australian writer or academic at James Cook University, and subsequently published by the Foundation. The series is named for Emeritus Professor Colin Roderick, Foundation Professor of English at James Cook University and distinguished Lawson scholar. 

Julian Croft, the 1988 Lecturer, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of New England. He has published widely on Australian and Commonwealth literature, and was co-founder of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature in 1978. In 1976 he wrote a biography of the Anglo-Welsh poet T.H. Jones and co-edited with Don Dale-Jones the Collected Poems of the same writer. In 1983 he edited Kenneth Slessor's Backless Betty from Bondi. A collection of his own poetry, Breakfasts in Shanghai, won the British Airways Prize for the best first book of poetry published in Australia and New Zealand in 1984, and his novel, Their Solitary Way, was published in 1985.

Professor A J Hassall
Executive Director

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FALS: Monograph No 17: North of Capricorn: An Anthology of Verse

North of Capricorn: An Anthology of Verse, edited by Elizabeth Perkins and Robert Handicott, 1988.

This collection includes poetry and verse written in and about North Queensland, or by men and women born in, living in or visiting the region. As with many regions of Australia, the boundaries of North Queensland are a geographical concept, but its emotive power is a reality of the imagination. 


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FALS: Monograph No 15: The Making of Xavier Herbert's "Poor Fellow My Country", Edited by Anthony J Hassall

The Making of Xavier Herbert's "Poor Fellow My Country" Edited by Anthony J. Hassall, 1988. 

A transcript of an interview of Xavier Herbert, Dr Laurie Hergenhan and Professor Harry Heseltine where they discuss the writing and publication of Poor Fellow My Country.


1987

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Vol 15, No 3 (1987)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1987
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Vol 15, No 2 (1987)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1987
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Vol 15, No 1 (1987)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1987
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FALS: Colin Roderick Lecture 1987: Val Vallis

Heart Reasons, These...: Commentaries on Five Australian Poets by Val Vallis, 1987

 


1986

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Vol 14, No 3 (1986)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1986
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Vol 14, No 2 (1986)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1986
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Vol 14, No 1 (1986)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1986
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FALS: Colin Roderick Lecture 1986: Brian Matthews

Romantics and Mavericks: The Australian Short Story by Brian Matthew, 1986. Also recorded as Monograph No 14.

The Colin Roderick Lectures, sponsored by the Townsville Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, are delivered annually by a distinguished Australian writer or academic at James Cook University, and subsequently published by the Foundation. The series is named for Emeritus Professor Colin Roderick, Foundation Professor of English at James Cook University and distinguished Lawson scholar. 

Dr Brian Matthews, the 1986 Lecturer, is Reader in English at Fhinders University, and a former Vice-President of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature. He is the author of The Receding Wave: Henry Lawson's Prose, and of many articles and reviews on Australian literature. His biography of Louisa Lawson is due for publication in 1987.

The modest price and format of the Foundation's monographs are designed to make them as widely available as possible.

Professor A.J. Hassall
Executive Director


1985

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Vol 13, No 3 (1985)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1985
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Vol 13, No 2 (1985)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1985
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Vol 13, No 1 (1985)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1985
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FALS: Colin Roderick Lecture 1985: Dorothy Green

The Writer, The Reader and the Critic in a Monoculture by Dorothy Green, 1985. Also recorded as Monograph No 12.

The Colin Roderick Lectures, sponsored by the Townsville Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, are delivered annually by a distinguished Australian writer or academic at James Cook University, and subsequently published by the Foundation. The series is named for Emeritus Professor Colin Roderick, Foundation Professor of English at James Cook University and distinguished Lawson scholar. 

Dorothy Green, the 1985 Lecturer, is one of the most distinguished critics of Australian literature. Her classic study of Henry Handel Richardson Ulysses Bound won the Foundation's prize for the best Australian book of 1973. Her revision of H M Green's standard History of Australian Literature, and her collection of essays The Music of Love, are also major contributions to Australian literary criticism. As Dorothy Auchterlonie she has also written three collections of poetry. The modest price and format of the Foundation's monographs are designed to make them as widely available as possible.

Professor A J Hassall
Executive Director


1984

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Vol 12, No 1,2,3 (1984)

Literature in North Queensland (LiNQ) 1984
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FALS: Directions in Australian Poetry by A D Hope

Directions in Australian Poetry by A D Hope, 1984

This transcript of a series of three lectures delivered by A.D. Hope covering the poet's perspective of the contemporary landscape of Australian poetry, viewed though the contextual lens of history. Hope investigates the forces at work on subsequent generations of Australian poets, beginning from the first hundred years of European settlement. The lecture series culminates in Hope's interpretation of the current literary climate, and the future of Australian poetry beyond.

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