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Nonfiction Reviews



Taking a new look at the Bulletin...
Sylvia Lawson. The Archibald Paradox. Victoria: Penguin Books Australia, 1987. 292 pages, plus 8 pages of illustrations and index. 12.95.
John A Weigel, Miami University (Ohio)

Film critic examines, questions debunking of Australian myths...
David Myers. Bleeding Battlers from Ironbark: Australian myths in fiction and film: 1890s-1980s. Rockhampton: Capricornia Institute Publications, 1987, 178 pages. 12.95 (A$).
Brain Gallagher, City University of New York

An Englishman travels into the Aboriginal "dreamtime"...
Bruce Chatwin. The Songlines. New York: Viking, 1987. 293 pages. 18.95.
Diane Hanaor, New Jersey

A memoir captures the land, the past, the personal quest...
Joan Colebrook. A House of Trees. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987, 256 pages. 1895.
Nancy Lee-Jones, Tufts University

The Course of Empire examines manifest destiny and antipodean inversions...
Robert Dixon. The Course of Empire: Neo-Classical Culture in New South Wales, 1788-1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. 213 pages; 32 illustrations. 32.50.
Desley Deacon, University of Texas at Austin

New collection of articles gives insight into KSP's thinking...
Ric Throssell, editor. Straight Left: Katharine Susannah Prichard. Sydney: Wild and Woolley. 1982. 263 pages; bibliography.
Dorena Allen Wright, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

New biography leaves "Louisa's mystery" intact...
Brian Matthews. Louisa. Melbourne: McPhee Gribble Publishers, 1987. 421 pages.
Manly Johnson, University of Tulsa

Jean Devanny recalls her stormy personal/public life...
Carole Ferrier, editor. Point of Departure: The Autobiography of Jean Devanny. New York: University of Queensland Press, 1987. 34.50.
Sue Roff, New York