Read e-book online The Novels of Alex Miller: An introduction PDF

By Robert Dixon

ISBN-10: 1742378641

ISBN-13: 9781742378640

Alex Miller's novels are more and more considered as classics of Australian literature. This number of severe essays deals a scientific advent to the paintings of 1 of Australia's most sensible identified authors.

One of Australia's most beneficial novelists, Alex Miller's writing is either well known and significantly well-received. he's two times winner of Australia's premiere literary prize, the Miles Franklin Award. He has stated that writing is his approach of 'locating connections' and his paintings is understood for its deeply empathic engagement with relationships and cultures.

This assortment explores his early and later works, together with Miller's best-known novels, The Ancestor Game, Journey to the Stone Country, Lovesong and Autumn Laing. participants research his intricately built plots, his curiosity within the nature of domestic and migration, the illustration in his paintings of Australian background and tradition, and key ordinary subject matters together with artwork and Aboriginal matters. additionally incorporated is a memoir, illustrated through photos from his own assortment, within which Alex Miller displays on his writing life.

With contributions from prime critics together with Raimond Gaita, Peter Pierce, Ronald A. Sharp, Brenda Walker, Elizabeth Webby and Geordie Williamson, this assortment is the 1st huge severe research of Alex Miller's paintings. it truly is a useful source for someone educating and learning modern Australian literature.

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