The Role of Public Culture in the Construction of Contemporary Australian Literature

ARC, Discovery

ARC Discovery Grant

The project analysed the role of public culture—especially events such as literary festivals—in the construction of contemporary Australian literature. Outputs included a number of scholarly essays and a special issue of TEXT on ‘Literature and Public Culture’ (2005).


Dr W Ommundsen, Prof M Meehan, Dr DW McCooey,


Project by

David McCooey