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Lusting for London : Australian expatriate writers at the hub of Empire, 1870-1950 / Peter Morton
Bib ID 5782440
Format BookBook
Author
Morton, Peter, 1946 April 10-
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 
x, 284 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9780230338883
0230338887
Full contents
  • Introduction: Issues of definition and evidence
  • 1. Sailing for El Dorado : going home in the literary imagination
  • 2. A gout of bile : metic and immigrant expatriates
  • 3. The aroma of the past : in antipodean London
  • 4. Drawing off the rich cream : the struggle in London
  • 5. Who are you? No one : the hacking journalist in London
  • 6. The dear old mother country : Richardson's The way home and Stead's For love alone
  • 7. Always the feeling of Australia in the air : Martin Boyd's Lucinda Brayford
  • 8. A leaven of venturesome minds : literary expatriates and Australian culture
  • 9. No more pap from the teats of London : from expatriation to transnationalism
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-277) and index.

Subjects Australian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.  |  Australian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.  |  Australian literature -- English influences.  |  Australians -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century.  |  Australians -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.  |  London (England) -- Intellectual life.  |  Australian

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