Diana Smouha

'U.S. Reporting' by Diana Smouha

February–March 1987, no. 88 01 February 1987
Contemporary Australian literature was among the less obscure topics discussed at the recent Modern Language Association convention held in New York. About 15,000 delegates came to the bazaar, some looking for jobs or friends, others attending a boggling array of literary discussions on bat fantasy in Dickens, the future of East European nature poetry and the shape of language in Thea Astley’s w ... (read more)