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Bright And Fiery Troop, A
Debra Adelaide (ed.)

From the first novel published in mainland Australia in 1838, women have been writing it for themselves. Among them are poets, prolific novelists such as Rosa Praed, and botanists like Louisa Atkinson. From household names to obscurity, A Bright and Fiery Troop rediscovers the rich treasures of Australia’s literary tradition. It is the first critical analysis of the major Australian women...



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Bite Your Tongue
Francesca Rendle-Short

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Mrs Angel Rendle-Short said that a book given to her daughter, Francesca, as an English textbook at school would teach her to be a permissive rebel
.—Courier Mail, 1975

Bite Your Tongue
is a story of great heart. It is the story of a teenage girl’s growing up in Queensland during the 1970s, the daughter of a morals crusader: Angel Rendle-Short / Mother Joy Solider. The tale is...



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Love Upon The Chopping Board
Marou Izumo & Claire Maree

Marou and Claire met at a bar in Tokyo. Separated by seventeen years in age, by their cultural origins and by the requirements of visas, they have managed to maintain their relationship through these vicissitudes. Autobiography, duography, love story, cross-cultural reflections and lesbian history, Love Upon the Chopping Board explores the personal and political of lesbianism in Japan and...



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Thanks Girls And Goodbye
Sue Hardisty

Based on the highly successful ABC television documentary of the same name, this book excavates the history of thousands of women who worked on farms during World War II. City-bred, in the main, and only reluctantly taken on by farming communities, the women proved themselves to be tough, resourceful and indefatigable workers whose efforts kept Australian agriculture alive at a critical time. ...



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Accidents of Composition

Accidents of Composition


Merlinda Bobis

The eyes catch a black bird close to an eerie sun. Instantly, a poem: an accident of composition. Or a tree, rock, light...

Gardasil

Gardasil


Helen Lobato

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Lady of the Realm

Lady of the Realm


Hoa Pham

One day there will be peace in Vietnam. But not before more war.

Touched by the Lady of the Realm, Liên dreams of...

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire

We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed by Fire


Jules Grant

This stunning literary debut, voiced by a lesbian gangster Donna and her streetwise daughter Aurora, is steeped in the...


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