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Peter Kirkpatrick

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Peter Kirkpatrick teaches Australian Literature at the University of Sydney. His research interests are in Australian literary and cultural history, and poetry and poetics. He is author of The sea coast of Bohemia: Literary life in Sydney’s roaring twenties (UQP, 1992), and co-author, with Jill Dimond, of Literary Sydney: A walking guide (UQP, 2000).
Serious Frolic: Essays On Australian Humour
Serious Frolic: Es...
Frances De Groen
Peter Kirkpatrick

What do Australians find funny? Is there a distinctive style of Australian humour, or is there more than one? What are the ingredients? What social and cultural functions do they perform? Serious Fr ...

Literary Sydney: A Walking Guide
Literary Sydney: A...
Peter Kirkpatrick
Jill Dimond

Highly entertaining and thoroughly researched walking guide to many of Sydney's famous literary landmarks, including galleries, theatres, libraries, newspaper offices, pubs, parks and museums. It tou ...

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