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 Anthony Hassall
Professor of English
School of Humanities
James Cook University

Book Chapters
'The Deserted Village?: Thea Astley's Drylands', in 'Unemployed at last!': Essays on Australian Literature to 2002, Shirley Walker and Ken Stewart (eds), Armidale, The Centre for Australian Studies, 2002, pp 147-160.

Foreword to Randolph Stow: To the Islands, St Lucia, UQP, 2002, pp ix-xii.

Foreword to Randolph Stow: Tourmaline, St Lucia, UQP, 2002, pp vii-xi.

'Randolph Stow', in Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume 260: Australian Writers, 1915-1950, Selina Samuels (ed.), Detroit, Gale, 2002, pp 382-391.

'Peter Carey' in Dictionary of Literary Biography289: Australian Writers 1950-1975, Selina Samuels (ed.), Detroit, Gale, 2004, pp 53-62.
'Over There: The Dream/Nightmare of Europe in Tim Winton's The Riders and George Johnston's Clean Straw for Nothing', Overland, 161 (Summer 2000), 26-30.

'The Wild Colonial Boy: The Making of Colonial Legends in David Malouf's The Conversations at Curlow Creek', Antipodes 14 (2000), 145-148.

'Australian Literary Criticism: Future Directions', Australian Literary Studies 20 (2001), 88-93.
Ten Career-best Publications

Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Sydney, Sydney University Press, 1979. xv + 116.

Strange Country: A Study of Randolph Stow, St Lucia, UQP, 1986, xix + 213, Second revised edition, 1990.

Dancing on Hot Macadam: Peter Carey's Fiction, St Lucia, UQP, 1994. xix + 204, Second revised edition 1994. Third revised and enlarged edition, 1998. xxi + 251.


'Fielding's Amelia; Dramatic and Authorial Narration', Novel, 5 (1972), 225-33.

'Full Circle: Randolph Stow's The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea," Meanjin Quarterly, 33 (1973), 58-64. Reprinted in Seeing and Reading Modern Australia, Geelong, Deakin University, 1987.

'Fielding's Puppet Image', Philological Quarterly, 53 (1974), 71-83.

'Fielding and the Novel as Parody', Southern Review, 13 (1980), 30-40. Translated into Japanese by Susumu Shimaoka as 'Fuiirudeingu to parodei to shite no shohsetsu', in Parodei No Shikumi, Margaret Rose and Ian Donaldson (eds), Tokyo, Hohshoboh, 1989, pp 85-121.

'The Alienation of Alistair Cawdor in Randolph Stow's Visitants', Australian Literary Studies, 9 (1980), 449-59.

'The Making of a Colonial Myth: The Mrs Fraser Story in Patrick White's A Fringe of Leaves and André Brink's An Instant in the Wind', Ariel, 18:3 (July 1987), 3-28.

with JF Burrows, 'Anna Boleyn and the Authenticity of Fielding's Feminine Narratives,'Eighteenth-Century Studies, 21 (1988), 427-53.

'Telling Lies and Stories: Peter Carey's Bliss', Modern Fiction Studies, 35 (1989), 637-653; excerpted and reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 85, Deborah A Stanley (ed.), Detroit: Gale Research, 1997, pp.50-58.
Other Evidence of Contribution
I am Founding General Editor of the University of Queensland Press's Studies in Australian Literature Series, which has to date published 29 book length studies of Australian writers and writing.
Research Supervision
Judith Ann Reardon, "The Development of the Discourses of Mateship in Australia with special reference to the period 1885-1925" Awarded 2003.
This year I am Teaching EL2035/EL3035 Australian Literature I, and EL4060 Recent Australian Fiction

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