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Title: The Brave New Feminist World of Joan Lindsay’s “Picnic at Hanging Rock”
Authors: Daalder, Joost
Keywords: Australian literature
Feminism
Modern literature
Contemporary
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: Argument-Verlag
Citation: Daalder, Joost 1988. The Brave New Feminist World of Joan Lindsay’s “Picnic at Hanging Rock”. Gulliver, 23, 121-134.
Abstract: An analysis of the significance of the fate of the missing women in 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' results in a discussion of feminism as portrayed in the novel. Joan Lindsay shocks us into an awareness of what women are capable of against the odds which society would impose on them, and indeed against any expectation of what would seem humanly possible. Thus she gives us a sense of what motivates some women to reach their full potential, even if others fail.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25420
ISBN: 388619700X
Appears in Collections:Australian Literature

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