2 edition of Contemporary violence found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||edited by Charles G. Wilber.|
|Contributions||Wilber, Charles Grady, 1916-|
|LC Classifications||HN90.V5 C66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 163 p. :|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||75012564|
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This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian literature. It argues that literary texts by Australian women writers offer unique ways of understanding the social problem of gendered violence, bringing this often private and suppressed issue into the public sphere.
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N2 - This book is the first to examine gender and violence in Australian : Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew. Cerwyn Moore; Manchester: Manchester University Press, First Edition.
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