Teaching Patrick White as playwright...
May-Brit Akerholt. Patrick White. Australian Playwright Monograph Series No. 2. Edited by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1988.
Carolyn Bliss, University of Utah

Critic limits White study to five novels...
Rodney Stenning Edgecombe. Vision and Style in Patrick White: A Study of Five Novels. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1989. 167 pages. 25.00.
Martha V. kim

Biography offers new insights into Baynton's life...
Penne Hackforth-Jones. Barbara Baynton Between Two Worlds: A Biography. Melbourne: Penguin Australia, 1989. 175 pages. 16 pages of photographs. A$14.95.
Frances B. Cogan, University of Oregon.

Biography reads like a Bildungsroman...
Ric Throssell. My Father's Son. Melbourne: William Heinemann Australia, 1989. 414 pages.
John A. Weigel, Miami University (Ohio)

Guide tells all about Australiana in the UK...
Valerie Bloomfield. Resources for Australian and New Zealand Studies: A Guide to Library Holdings in the United Kingdom. London: Sir Robert Menzies Centre for Australian Studies and the British Library, 1988. 284 pages. 14.95.
Bill Schenck, Library of Congress

Biography relates Dame Mary's unconventionally rich life...
W. H. Wilde. Courage A Grace: A Biography of Dame Mary Gilmore. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1988. 466 pages; 22 pages of photographs. A$37.50.
Shirley J. Paolini, Barry University

Boyd biography reveals an unusual Australian writer...
Brenda Niall. Martin Boyd: A Life. MelbourneL Melbourne University Press. 1988. 268 pages; 22 pages of photographs and reproductions. Bibliography. Index.
Michael Harris, Grinnel College

Essays explore Australian/European links...
Bruce Bennett and John Hay, editors. European Relations. Nedlands: The Centre for Studies in Australian Literature, University of Western Australia, 1985. 152 pages.
Robert Ross, University of Texas at Austin

Australiana collection fits the coffee table or reference shelf...
Dave Oliphant, editor. Perspectives on Australia: Essays on Australiana in the Collections of the Harry Ranson Humanities Research Center. Introduction by Thomas F. Staley. Austin: HRHRC, University of Texas, 1989. 203 pages. Illustrations. 18.95.
Peter Wolfe, University of Missouri, St. Loius