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‘Look what they done to this ground, girl!’: Country and identity in Jeanine Leane’s Purple Threads

@article{Kadmos2014LookWT,
  title={‘Look what they done to this ground, girl!’: Country and identity in Jeanine Leane’s Purple Threads},
  author={Helena Kadmos},
  journal={Journal of the association for the study of Australian literature},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={1}
}
  • Helena Kadmos
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • Journal of the association for the study of Australian literature
Purple Threads, by Jeanine Leane, embodies country. Images of the land are physically and emotionally evoked in the individual stories that make up this short story cycle, running through the stories as delicately as strands of purple wisteria and as powerfully as the Murrumbidgee River flows and then surges through the countryside where they are set. In this article I aim to demonstrate how two features of the short story cycle - the independence and interrelatedness of the stories in the… Expand
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