Peter Lang's Australian Studies books shortlisted for ASAL’s Alvie Egan Award 2019 @austlit17

March 27, 2019

Australian Studies books shortlisted for ASAL’s Alvie Egan Award 2019 @austlit17
 
We are pleased to have received word that Volumes 1 and 2 in the Australian Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives series edited by Anne Brewster have both been shortlisted for the Association for the Study of Australian Literature‘s Alvie Egan Award 2019!
 
The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction
Geoff Rodoreda
ISBN:978-1-78707-264-0
 
Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature
Xu Daozhi
ISBN:978-1-78707-077-6
 
The award is for the best first book of literary scholarship by an early career researcher (ECR) on an Australian subject, published in the preceding two calendar years. The winner will be announced at ASAL’s annual conference in Perth on 2-5 July 2019.
 
Thank you to ASAL for the honour, and congratulations to both authors and the series editor!