Rethinking the Victim: Gender and Violence in Contemporary Australian Women's Writing

Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon Oxford UK
Number of pages240
ISBN (Electronic)978131517387
ISBN (Print)9781138092594
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2019

Publication series

NameRoutledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures


  • Australian women writers
  • gendered violence
  • contemporary australian literature

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