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immigrant experience in Australian literature

Annette Robyn Corkhill

immigrant experience in Australian literature

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Published by Academia Press in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australian literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Emigration and immigration in literature.,
  • Immigrants in literature.,
  • Minorities in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesImmigrant experience
    Statementby Annette Robyn Corkhill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9608.2.M55 C68 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL583288M
    ISBN 100958966877
    LC Control Number96172780
    OCLC/WorldCa34997683


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