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Laurie Hergenham is Emeritus Professor of Australian Literature at the University of Queensland. He founded the journal Australian Literary Studies in 1963 and edited it until 2001. He has written and edited several works on Australian writers and literature, covering a range of topics including convict fiction, colonial journalism, biography and the Australian short story. In 1994 Laurie was a winner of an Order of Australia, for Services to Australian Literary Scholarship and Education. He is the co-editor of Xavier Herbert: Letters (UQP 2002), a collection of the correspondence of the colourful and controversial novelist. During the later phase of the writing of Poor Fellow My Country in the 1970s, Hergenhan read chapters for Herbert, corresponded regularly and visited him in Cairns several times. Other recent publications include The Poetry of Les Murrray (UQP 2001) and The Australian Short Story (UQP 2002).
The Poetry Of Les Murray: Critical Essays
The Poetry Of Les ...
Laurie Hergenhan
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Les Murray is acknowledged internationally as Australia's leading poet, yet the criticism of his work has not been commensurate with his substantial reputation. These groundbreaking, new essays range ...

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The Australian Short Story
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Laurie Hergenhan

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