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Title:The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.60)
Item ID:SB00-0106713
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1986
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Oxford University Press, 1986, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint

preface by authors, style, list of abbreviations. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Double column dictionary format. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), being a reproduction of Julian Ashtons' painting " The Botanic Gardens Sydney, circa 1880, with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature provides a concise but comprehensive account of Australian writing on the first settlement in 1788 to the early 1980s. Its chief aim is to present the most important achievements of Australian literature in the major fields of poetry, fiction and drama, but considerable attention has also been paid to non-fiction pro is in journals, diaries, biographies and autobiographies, and to the impact of Australian writing of those historical events which served not only as catalysts but also as the subject matter of so much of it." -- from the front fold over panel. A hint of rubbing to the book corners. Rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Australiana; Literary Criticism; Dictionaries ; Australia; ISBN: 0195542339. ISBN/EAN: 9780195542332. Inventory No: 0106713.
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