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Lee, Christopher

Christopher Lee is a BA (Hons) and PhD graduate of the University of Queensland. He has published widely on Australian literature, post-colonial issues and cultural history. He is writing an account of Henry Lawson’s cultural reputation, Literary Celebrity in Australia, and his articles have appeared in Southerly, ALS, Kunapipi, Meridian, Hecate, Australian Feminist Studies, Southern Review, Overland, Australian and New Zealand Studies in Canada, AUMLA, Queensland Review and the Journal of Australian Studies. Chris Lee teaches at the University of Southern Queensland and is one of the founding editors of Coppertales: A Journal of Rural Arts. His most recent publication with UQP is Authority and Influence: Australian Literary Criticism 1950-2000 (2001), co-edited with Delys Bird and Robert Dixon.
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Turning The Century: Writing In The 1890'S

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As we celebrate the centenary of Federation it is timely to reappraise the decade that produced our nation. A watershed period in Australian literature, the 1890s saw the emergence of a diverse set of social, cultural and political movements - feminist, labor, liberal, civic, imperial loyalist, regional, nationalist, professional, aesthetic - which gave scope and structure to an extraordinary variety of writing careers. Grouping selections of poetry, short fiction and novel extracts in six sections: Histories and Futures, Home and Away, Love and Other Catastrophes, Work and Play, Civilisation and its Discontents, and Art and Society, this rich new anthology showcases the diversity of form and content of the 1890s.

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