- Mediating Australian Feminism
While talkback radio, current affairs television, and cultural events such as literary festivals and forums all took part in this heated public contest over the meanings of feminism, this book reconsiders how the debate played out in the …
- A Companion to Australian Literature Since 1900
A fresh, twenty-first-century look at Australian literature in a broad, inclusive, and multicultural sense.
- Diasporic Subjectivity and Cultural Brokering in Contemporary Post-Colonial Literatures
The essays in this volume explore how contemporary diasporic writers in English use their works to mediate this dissonance and seek to work through the ethical, political, and personal affiliations of diasporic identities and subjectivities …
- The Word, the Pen, and the Pistol
This postcolonial study explores the Western myth of Tahiti as a paradise, as well as the complex and diverse ways the Maohi people have responded to this myth.
- Writers in Residence
This is a book about nineteenth-century New Zealand writers, which Presenting in human terms what it meant to be a writer in a strange new land, this text is a study of 19th-century New Zealand writers.
- Strange Constellations
This book surveys the history of Australian science fiction from its nineteenth century origins to the close of the twentieth century.
- Dance of the Nomad
Revealing the originality of his thinking and the astonishing range of his reading and interests, this edition is a testament to the intellect of one of Australia's towering literary figures.
- Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific
In Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific, Susan Y. Najita proposes that the traumatic history of contact and colonization has become a crucial means by which indigenous peoples of Oceania are reclaiming their cultures, languages, ways of …
- Picking Up the Traces
The story of the generation of New Zealand writers who came of age in the 1930s and who deliberately and decisively changed the course of literature is told in this book, shedding important new light on the key participants, including Allen …
- Nga Pepeha a Nga Tipuna
This collection contains more than 2,500 pepeha, or “sayings of the ancestors,” that were gathered and compiled from all over New Zealand over a 20-year period.