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Australian popular culture /

by Gray, Martin [editor]; Craven, Ian [editor]; Stoneham, Geraldine [editor]; British Australian Studies Association.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Australian cultural studies: Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521466679 :.Uniform titles: Australian studies.Subject(s): Australia -- Civilization | Popular culture -- Australia -- Congresses | Popular culture -- Australia | Popular culture -- Australia -- History | Australia -- Civilization -- Congresses | Australia -- Cultural policy | Popular cultureOnline resources: Publisher description
Contents:
Introduction / Ian Craven -- A Brief Cultural History of Vegemite / Robert White -- The Australian Back Yard / George Seddon -- Stamp Duty / Xavier Pons --Australian Football as Secular Religion / Stephen Alomes -- Controlling the Technology of Popular Culture and the Introduction of Television to Australia / James Walter -- Crocodile Dundee and the Revival of American Virtue / Ruth Brown -- The Boys from the Bush: Television Co-production in the 1990s /Ian Craven -- Patterns of Control in Australian Crime Fiction / Stephen Knight -- National Fictions and the Spycatcher Trail / Kevin Foster -- Naturalising 'Horror' Stories: Australian Crime News as Popular Culture / Christine Higgins -- How to be a Singer though Married: Domesticity, Leisure and Modern Love /Kay Ferres -- The Wild Colonial Boy Rides Again and Again: An Australian Legend Abroad / Grahame Seal --Shaping the Plain Australian: Social Analysis in the 1940s and 1950s / Nicholas Brown.
On the Beach: Apocalyptic Hedonism and the Origins of Postmodernism / Andrew Milner.
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Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Main library Non-fiction AUS CRA 1994 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 2013-0163
Book Book Secure book room Non-fiction AUS CRA 1994B (Browse shelf) 2 Not For Loan Bequest of Dr Elizabeth Cant 24 June 2016 | In reserve storage 2016-0402
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"Published in association with Australian studies and the British Australian Studies Association."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-226)

Introduction / Ian Craven -- A Brief Cultural History of Vegemite / Robert White -- The Australian Back Yard / George Seddon -- Stamp Duty / Xavier Pons --Australian Football as Secular Religion / Stephen Alomes -- Controlling the Technology of Popular Culture and the Introduction of Television to Australia / James Walter -- Crocodile Dundee and the Revival of American Virtue / Ruth Brown -- The Boys from the Bush: Television Co-production in the 1990s /Ian Craven -- Patterns of Control in Australian Crime Fiction / Stephen Knight -- National Fictions and the Spycatcher Trail / Kevin Foster -- Naturalising 'Horror' Stories: Australian Crime News as Popular Culture / Christine Higgins -- How to be a Singer though Married: Domesticity, Leisure and Modern Love /Kay Ferres -- The Wild Colonial Boy Rides Again and Again: An Australian Legend Abroad / Grahame Seal --Shaping the Plain Australian: Social Analysis in the 1940s and 1950s / Nicholas Brown.

On the Beach: Apocalyptic Hedonism and the Origins of Postmodernism / Andrew Milner.

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