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Julieanne Lamond

Julieanne Lamond

Julieanne Lamond is a literary critic and member of the English faculty at Australian National University. She has written for the Sydney Review of Books, the Guardian, and the Conversation, and has published essays on Australian literature, reading history, and the relationship between literature and politics. Her monograph on Tasmanian writer Amanda Lohrey will be published by Melbourne University Press in 2022. She is president of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature and co-editor of the journal Australian Literary Studies, and she lives on Ngunnawal and Ngambri land in Canberra.

Julieanne Lamond reviews 'Inner and Outer Worlds: Gail Jones’ fiction' edited by Anthony Uhlmann

August 2022, no. 445 26 July 2022
The novels of Gail Jones present a challenge to would-be critics. Jones being a formidable scholar in her own right, her eight novels to date pose sophisticated philosophical questions within their elegantly structured narratives. Her novels canvass aspects of human experience that are murky and complex: these are often forms of familial or romantic relationship shaped by loss, both personal and h ... (read more)