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Tilting at windmills : the literary magazine in Australia 1968-2012 / by Phillip Edmonds
Bib ID 6855789
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Edmonds, Phillip, author
 
Online Versions
Description [Adelaide], South Australia : University of Adelaide Press, [2015] 
©2015 
vi, 292 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), 2 charts, facsimiles ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9781925261042 (paperback)
Technical Details

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Summary

Up until the late 1960s the story of Australian literary magazines was one of continuing struggle against the odds, and of the efforts of individuals such as Clem Christesen, Stephen Murray-Smith and Max Harris. During that time, the magazines played the role of 'enfant terrible', creating a space where unpopular opinions and writers were allowed a voice. The magazines have very often been ahead of their time and some of the agendas they have pursued have become 'central' to representations where once they were marginal. Broadly, 'little' magazines have often been more influential than their small circulations would first indicate, and the author's argument is that they have played a valuable role in the promotion of Australian literature.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-292)

Also available online. Address as at 2/06/2015: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/press/titles/windmills/windmills-ebook.pdf

Subjects Little magazines -- Australia -- History.  |  Australian periodicals -- History.  |  Australian literature -- Publishing -- History.  |  Periodicals -- Publishing -- Australia -- History.  |  Australian literature -- Periodicals -- History.  |  Australian
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