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CA Cranston

University Associate

Off Campus, Off-Campus

General Responsibilities

CA will be a University Associate at the School of English, Journalism and European Languages during the period April 2012 - April 2015.

Publications

Her publications include:

Books:
  • 2007 The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers. Intro and co-edited with Robert Zeller, Rodopi: Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi.
  • 2000 Along These Lines: From Trowenna to Tasmania. Cornford Press: Tasmania. A place-based anthology of writings about Tasmania.
Recent Articles and Chapters:
  • 2009 'Literary Ecoconsciousness' in Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader. Amit Sarwal and Reema Sarwal (eds.) New Delhi: SSS Publications. (379-385). ISBN No. 81-902282-1-0.
  • 2009 'Making Sense of Place'. Review: Island 116 (Autumn) 73-77.
  • 2008 'Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry' in Words on Water: Literary and Cultural Representations. Maureen Devine and Christa Grewe-Volpp (eds). Wissenschaftliche Verlag Trier: Germany ISBN: 978-3-8-821-049-1.
  • 2008 'Discussing 'Nature' as a Construction' Interviewed by S. Susan Deborah and Rayson K. Alex,  9th OSLE-India Newsletter (Aug)  pp. 2-6.
  • 2007 'Setting the Scene: Littoral and Critical Contexts', with Robert Zeller, in The Littoral Zone. CA.Cranston and Robert Zeller (eds). pp. 7-29.
  • 2007 'Islands', in The Littoral Zone. Cranston and Zeller (eds). pp, 219-260.
  • 2007 'Water From the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the works of Australian Novelist Christopher Koch by Jean-Francoise Vernay'. Commissioned JASAL, Vol.7, 116-121.
Recent Academic Papers:
  • 2009 February. Plenary speaker. '(Hydro)power and the (de)formation of Identity in the case of Richard Flanagan', Representations of Region and Nation in Literary and Culture Studies Conference, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • 2009 April. 'Ecocriticism for Beginners. Queen Mary's College, Chennai.
  • 2008 April 'Ecocriticism Down Under'. Public lecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
  • 2008 April 'Pre-Colonial Imaginings, Post-Colonial Footprints'. Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Tamil Nadu.
  • 2008 July 'From Shanty to Shanti: Teaching Australian Studies in Asia', Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL), University of Wollongong.
  • 2008 Sept 'Sustainable Communities: A Military Brat's Perspective', Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE-ANZ) symposium, RMIT, Victoria.
  • 2007 June 'Black Politics, Green Behaviour: the Legacy of Oodgeroo Noonuccal', Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Research Fields

  • Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature) (200502)
  • Comparative Literature Studies (200524)
  • Literary Studies (200599)
  • Language, Communication and Culture (209999)
  • Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
  • Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
  • Environmental Sciences (059999)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine and Treatments (110404)
  • British and Irish Literature (200503)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies (200201)
  • Consumption and Everyday Life (200203)
  • Stylistics and Textual Analysis (200526)
  • Globalisation and Culture (200206)

Research Impact

  • Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (970117)
  • Languages and Literature (950203)
  • Arts and Leisure (950199)
  • Heritage (950399)
  • Communication Across Languages and Culture (950201)
  • The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) (950104)
  • Environment (969999)
  • Communication (950299)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture (970120)
  • Climate and Climate Change (960399)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences (970105)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Cultural Understanding (959999)
  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation (960699)

Publications

Total publications

77

Highlighted publications

(5 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2012Chapter in BookCaranston CA, 'An Ecocritical Reading of Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger', Contemporary Contemplations on Ecoliterature, Authors Press, Suresh Frederick (ed), New Delhi, pp. 228-266. ISBN 978-81-7273-642-2 (2012) [Other Book Chapter]

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2008Chapter in BookCranston CA, 'Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry: Water Tanks as Nature/Culture Signifiers', Words on Water: Literary and Cultural Representations, WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Maureen Devine and Christa Grewe-Volpp (ed), Trier, pp. 23-38. ISBN 978-3-86821-049-1 (2008) [Research Book Chapter]

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2007Chapter in BookCranston CA, 'Islands', The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers, Rodopi, CA. Cranston and Robert Zeller (ed), Amsterdam, pp. 219-260. ISBN 978-90-420-2218-8 (2007) [Research Book Chapter]

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2004Chapter in BookCranston CA, 'C.J. Koch (16 July 1932 - )', Australian Writers, 1950-1975, Gale, Selina Samuels (ed), Detroit, pp. 196-206. ISBN 0-7876-6826-5 (2004) [Research Book Chapter]

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2002Chapter in BookCranston CA, 'John Morrison', Australian Writers, 1915-1950, Gale, S Samuels (ed), Detroit, pp. 239-249. ISBN 0-7876-6004-3 (2002) [Research Book Chapter]

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Journal Article

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2016Cranston CA, 'Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology', 6 ISSN 1839-843X (2016) [Edited Journal]

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2014Cranston CA, 'Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology', 4 ISSN 1839-843X (2014) [Edited Journal]

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2011Cranston CA, 'Editor's Note', Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology, 1, (2011/2012) pp. i-iii. ISSN 1839-843X (2011) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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2003Cranston CA, 'Rambling in Overdrive: Travelling through Tasmanian Literature', Tasmanian Historical Studies, 8, (2) pp. 28-39. ISSN 1324-048X (2003) [Refereed Article]

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Book

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2007Zeller R, Cranston CA, 'The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers', Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 319. ISBN 978-0-19-568586-2 (2007) [Edited Book]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Along these Lines: From Trowenna to Tasmania', Cornford Press, Launceston, pp. 456. ISBN 09577565-42 (2000) [Authored Other Book]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Along these Lines: From Trowenna to Tasmania', Cornford Press, Launceston, pp. 456. ISBN 09577565-42 (2000) [Edited Book]

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Chapter in Book

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2017Cranston CA, Dawson C, 'Climate and Culture in Australia and New Zealand', A Global History of Literature and the Environment, Cambridge University Press, J Parham and L Westling, (ed), United Kingdom ISBN 9781316212578 (In Press) [Research Book Chapter]

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2012Caranston CA, 'An Ecocritical Reading of Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger', Contemporary Contemplations on Ecoliterature, Authors Press, Suresh Frederick (ed), New Delhi, pp. 228-266. ISBN 978-81-7273-642-2 (2012) [Other Book Chapter]

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2008Cranston CA, 'Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry: Water Tanks as Nature/Culture Signifiers', Words on Water: Literary and Cultural Representations, WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Maureen Devine and Christa Grewe-Volpp (ed), Trier, pp. 23-38. ISBN 978-3-86821-049-1 (2008) [Research Book Chapter]

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2007Cranston CA, 'Islands', The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers, Rodopi, CA. Cranston and Robert Zeller (ed), Amsterdam, pp. 219-260. ISBN 978-90-420-2218-8 (2007) [Research Book Chapter]

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2007Zeller R, Cranston CA, 'Setting the Scene: Littoral and Critical Contexts', The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers, Rodopi, CA. Cranston and Robert Zeller (ed), Amsterdam, pp. 7-29. ISBN 978-90-420-2218-8 (2007) [Research Book Chapter]

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2004Cranston CA, 'C.J. Koch (16 July 1932 - )', Australian Writers, 1950-1975, Gale, Selina Samuels (ed), Detroit, pp. 196-206. ISBN 0-7876-6826-5 (2004) [Research Book Chapter]

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2002Cranston CA, 'John Morrison', Australian Writers, 1915-1950, Gale, S Samuels (ed), Detroit, pp. 239-249. ISBN 0-7876-6004-3 (2002) [Research Book Chapter]

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Review

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2007Cranston CA, 'Water from the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the Works of Australian Novelist Christopher Koch, by Jean-François Vernay', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 7 pp. 116-121. (2007) [Review Single Work]

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2004Cranston CA, 'Head and Shin by Tim Thorne' EJ (2004) [Other Review]

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2001Cranston CA, 'Darwin's Atrophied Brain', Island, 86 pp. 23-26. (2001) [Review Single Work]

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2001Cranston CA, 'A Mass of Thawing Clay', Island, 87 pp. 122-124. (2001) [Review Single Work]

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Conference Publication

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2016Cranston CA, 'Thursday, Session 5: People-Law, Environment-War', Global Ecologies - Local Impacts, 23-25 November 2016, University of Sydney (2016) [Chair National Conference]

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2016Cranston CA, 'Thursday, Session 12: Educating for Change', Global Ecologies - Local Impacts, 23-25 November 2016, University of Sydney (2016) [Chair National Conference]

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2016Cranston CA, 'Friday, Session 8: Indigenous Knowledges and the Governance of Climate Change', Global Ecologies - Local Impacts, 23-25 November 2016, University of Sydney (2016) [Chair National Conference]

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2016Cranston CA, Garden D, Gilbert H, Freestone R, Laudine C, et al., 'Nature and Environment in Australia', 28 September - 1 October 2016, Cologne, Germany (2016) [Keynote Presentation]

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2006Cranston CA, 'Representations of Water in 19th Century American and English Literature', EASLCE 2006: "Water: Literary, Cultural and Environmental Perspectives", 28 April-1 May 2006, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt (2006) [Chair International Conference]

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2006Cranston CA, 'Uneasy Presences', Association for the Study of Australian Literature 2006: Spectres, Screens, Shadows, Mirrors, 3-5 July 2006, University of Western Australia (2006) [Chair National Conference]

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2001Cranston CA, 'Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism', Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century, 6-9 July 2000, University of Tasmania, Hobart, pp. 61-67. ISBN 1-86295-031-8 (2001) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(1 outputs)
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2006Cranston CA, 'ARC Discovery Projects Assessment of Proposals', Australian Research Council College of Experts (2006) [Consultants Report]

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Major Creative Work

(1 outputs)
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2006Cranston CA, 'Traditional Chinese Medicine: Preserving Health: Wisdom of the Ages for the 21st Century', Wang and Niu Productions/Luohu TV, Shenzhen, China, Shenzhen, China, pp. 130 mins (2006) [Recorded Creative Work]

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Other Creative Work

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2005Cranston CA, 'Narrative Streams', Island, Hobart, pp. 14 (2005) [Minor Creative Work]

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2004Cranston CA, 'Fortnight Diaries', Crow's Nest, NSW, pp. 9 (2004) [Minor Creative Work]

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2004Cranston CA, Thorne T, 'Timeless', Crow's Nest, NSW, pp. 1 (2004) [Minor Creative Work]

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Entry

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2005Cranston CA, 'McQueen, James Stuart (Jim)', The Companion to Tasmanian History, Alison Alexander (ed), Hobart, 1, pp. 226 (2005) [Entry]

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2005Cranston CA, 'Quaker Writers in Tasmania (Australia)', The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron R. Taylor (ed), London, 1, pp. 1319-1320 (2005) [Entry]

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2004Cranston CA, 'John Morrison [Revised Entry]', Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literature (2004) [Entry]

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2004Cranston CA, 'James McQueen [Revised Entry]', Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures (2004) [Entry]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Iris Milutinovic', Bibliography of Australian Literature Project, Arnold JH, J. (ed), Melbourne, 2, pp. 72-72 (1995) [Entry]

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Other Public Output

(42 outputs)
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2006Cranston CA, 'Appalachian Spring', UniTAS, Launceston, 299, 21 August (2006) [Internal Newsletter]

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2006Cranston CA, 'ASLE-ANewZletter', ASLE-ANewZletter, Launceston, 2 (2006) [Internal Newsletter]

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2006Cranston CA, 'ASLE-ANewZletter', ASLE-ANewZletter, Launceston, 3 (2006) [Internal Newsletter]

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2005Cranston CA, 'Tasmanian Slant on Poetry', The Examiner, as above, Launceston, 10 December (2005) [Newspaper Article]

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2004Cranston CA, 'Kissing, but No Kangaroos', Unitas, UTAS, Hobart, 267, 21 September 2004 (2004) [Internal Newsletter]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Interview on Along these Lines (ABC 10/7/00)', ABC Radio, Launceston, 10 July (2000) [Media Interview]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Interview on Along these Lines (ABC 13/7/00)', ABC Radio, Tasmania, 13 July (2000) [Media Interview]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Interview on Along these Lines (City Park Radio)', City Park Radio, Launceston, 24 July (2000) [Media Interview]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Interview on Along these Lines (ABC 17/11/00)', Desert Island Discs, ABC Radio, Tasmania, 17 November (2000) [Media Interview]

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2000Cranston CA, 'Interview on Along these Lines (Examiner)', The Sunday Examiner, Launceston, 16 July (2000) [Media Interview]

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1998Cranston CA, 'News from the States: Tasmania', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Armidale, NSW, 41 (1998) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'News from the States: Tasmania', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, April May, 38 (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'Furphy: Such a life; Review of John Barnes & Lois Hoffmann's 'Bushman and Bookworm: Letters of Joseph Furphy'', Launceston Examiner, Launceston Examiner, Launceston, 13 July (1997) [Newspaper Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'Notes & Furphies', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 38, April May (1997) [Internal Newsletter]

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1997Cranston CA, 'New publications by ASAL members', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 39, October (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'News From the States: Tasmania', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 39 October (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'New publications by ASAL members', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 39 October (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'OzLit publications', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 39, October (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'Who's doing what where?', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 39, October (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1997Cranston CA, 'Notes & Furphies', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 39, October (1997) [Internal Newsletter]

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1997Cranston CA, 'Who's Doing What, Where?', Notes & Furphies, Tasmania, 38, April May (1997) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'Furphy: Such a life', Examiner, Examiner, Launceston, 13 July (1996) [Newspaper Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'Electronic journal tackles Indonesian language', Unitas, Launceston, 27 May (1996) [Internal Newsletter]

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1996Cranston CA, 'Gwen Harwood 1920-1955: A Personal Remembrance', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 36, April (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'Who's doing what where?', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 36, April (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'News from the States Tasmania', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 36, October (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'More run-away thoughts on The 'Lening Theory'', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 37, October (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'ASAL in Brisbane 6-11 July: Conference Report', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 37, October (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'News from the States Tasmania', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 37, October (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'Who's doing what where?', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 37, October (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1996Cranston CA, 'New Publications by ASAL Members', Notes & Furphies, Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Launceston, 37, October (1996) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'News From the States: Tasmania', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Place Published, 1, 35 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Heavy price paid for the poetic gift; Review of Michael Ackland's 'Henry Kendall'', The Examiner, The Examiner Newspaper, Launceston, August (1995) [Newspaper Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Russell Braddon', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Place Published, 1, 34 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Who's doing what where?', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Place Published, 1, 34 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Pat Buckridge's 'The Scandalous Penton'', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Place Published, 1, 35 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, ''Feast of Images in 'Camille's Bread'' Review of Amanda Lohrey's novel', The Examiner, The Examiner Newspaper, Place Published, November (1995) [Newspaper Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Who's doing what where?', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Launceston, 1, 35 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'New publications by ASAL members', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Place Published, 1, 35 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'J.J. (John Jefferson) Bray (1912-1995)', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Place Published, 1, 35 (1995) [Magazine Article]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Notes & Furphies', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Tasmania, 1, 34 (1995) [Internal Newsletter]

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1995Cranston CA, 'Notes & Furphies', Notes & Furphies, ASAL, Tasmania, 1, 35 (1995) [Internal Newsletter]

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Research Supervision

Completed

2

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
MastersTheistic Existentialism in the Fiction of Tim Winton
Candidate: Roie Thomas
2008
MastersAspects of Metamorphosis: The Fiction of David Malouf
Candidate: Vivienne Margaret Condren
2001