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Gail Jones

Word, Image, Ethics

Tanya Dalziell

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Format: paperback
196 pages
ISBN: 9781743326978
Publication: 01 Jul 2020
Series: Sydney Studies in Australian Literature
Publisher: Sydney University Press

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Gail Jones: Word, Image, Ethics is an accessible guide to the writings of Gail Jones, the award-winning Australian author, essayist and academic.

Drawing together ideas from literature, art, philosophy and photography, the volume presents a compelling analysis of Jones’ literary commitment to the political and the personal, and reflects on how and why we interpret literary texts.

An essential contribution to the intersecting fields of Australian studies and international literature, Gail Jones: Word, Image, Ethics offers innovative insights into the writing of one of Australia’s most accomplished authors.

Tanya Dalziell is an Associate Professor of English and Literary Studies at the University of Western Australia. With Paul Genoni, she is the author of Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955–1964, which won the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction.

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Introduction

  1. Weather
  2. Time
  3. Reading and writing
  4. Image
  5. Modernity

Conclusion
Works cited
Index

'Dalziell’s analysis is finely tuned to Jones’s refusal to settle for easy answers either in narrative form or in representing her characters’ inner lives ... Dalziell's insights made me want to return to the less-familiar texts and reread them with her key concepts in mind.'
Sue Kossew   Australian Book Review

Format: paperback
Size: 254 × 178 mm
196 pages
Copyright: © 2020
ISBN: 9781743326978
Publication: 01 Jul 2020
Series: Sydney Studies in Australian Literature