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'A Dozy City': Adelaide in J.M. Coetzee's Slow Man and Amy T. Matthews's End of the Night Girl
(Adelaide University Press, 2013)
Since Salman Rushdie’s comments about Adelaide at Writers’ Week in 1984, the city has become notorious for being a place of bizarre murders and unexplained disappearances, and this impression has been encouraged by a number ...
'When Tired of Writing, I apply to Music': Music in Matthew Flinders' Life
(Britannia Naval Research Association, 2011)
An examination of music in the life and writings of Matthew Flinders, against the background of the place of music in the navy of the times.
'You are my Australia': Brian Medlin's contribution to Iris Murdoch’s concept of Australia in The Green Knight
(American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, 2011-12)
Australian radical and philosopher Brian Medlin met Iris Murdoch at Oxford in the early 1960s, and the correspondence between them, now held at Flinders University in South Australia, covers a period of more than twenty ...
The Library at Soho Square: Matthew Flinders, Sir Joseph Banks and the Publication of A Voyage to Terra Australis.
(Bibliographical Society of ANZ, 2017)
An account of Matthew Flinders' research and writing of the introduction to his Voyage to Terra Australis, including his use of London libraries like that of Sir Joseph Banks.
Feste Ansichten in his own person: J.M. Coetzee speaks
(Media Tropes, 2014)
Three recent books by J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Costello (2003), Diary of a Bad Year (2007), and Here and Now (2013), have included extensive expressions of opinion. The wide-ranging discussions in these books cover topics ...
Review of 'The Profilist: the notebooks of Ethan Dibble' by Adrian Mitchell.
(Historical Society of South Australia, 2015)
Review of 'The Profilist: the notebooks of Ethan Dibble' by Adrian Mitchell. This is a novel based loosely on the life of colonial artist Samuel Thomas Gill.
Of Men and Music
(Jane Austen's Regency World, 2015-09)
A discussion of the relationship between music and Jane Austen's male characters.
Matthew Flinders Private Journal: A Private Journey
(Wakefield Press, 2010)
Matthew Flinders began his Private Journal on the day his active career as an explorer and navigator finished, the day he was detained on Mauritius by Governor Decaen. He kept the journal almost daily until 9 days before ...
'No family, no wife, no friends, no infidelities': Wives Present and Absent in Naipaul's Autobiographical Fiction.
(South Asian Review, 2015)
V.S. Naipaul’s 1987 novel The Enigma of Arrival is set in the 1970s in the Wiltshire countryside where Naipaul lived with his wife for 10 years. In this novel, Naipaul has explicitly identified the narrator with his own ...
'No moral effect on the mind': Music and education in Mansfield Park
(Jane Austen Society (UK), 2014)
A discussion of the way Austen uses music and musicianship in Mansfield Park to illuminate her characters, and the place of music in women's education.