The Fiction of Thea Astley

by Susan Sheridan

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 ‘A study in emotions’: Girl with a Monkey, A Descant for Gossips, The Slow Natives

Chapter 2 ‘I needed a narrator’: The Well-Dressed Explorer, The Acolyte

Chapter 3 Colonial Encounters: A Boat Load of Home Folk, Beachmasters

Chapter 4 Violence: A Kindness Cup, An Item from the Late News

Chapter 5 Stories of the Extreme North: Hunting the Wild Pineapple, It’s Raining in Mango

Chapter 6 Departures: Reaching Tin River, Vanishing Points, Coda

Chapter 7 Living in the Rainshadow: The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow, Drylands

Conclusion

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