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The community of Overland

McLaren, John (1990) The community of Overland. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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Contains an overview of the Australian literary and cultural journal Overland. Overland was founded in 1954, under the auspices of the Realist Writers Group with Stephen Murray-Smith being the first editor. The paper reviews the history of other literary and political journals and magazines, such as Quadrant, The Bulletin, Meanjin and Nation. Some of them ceased to exist, however Overland has persisted to provide one of the few places where literary and political debate continues in the single task of reinterpreting the Australian tradition in order to produce the circumstances for a free and independent Australia.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: literary journals, magazines, Frank Hardy, Communist Party of Australia, editors, debates, political discussions, MCLAREN-BOXB1-DOC24
Subjects: FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Collections > McLaren Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 00:01
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17061
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