About Dr Brigid Rooney

Dr Brigid Rooney's research interests include: Australian literature and the representation of suburbia; Australian literary culture and the public sphere; Contemporary Australian writers as public intellectuals; Time, place and modernism in Australian literature; Cultural theories of Pierre Bourdieu; Contemporary Australian fiction. Individual authors of particular interest to me: Christina Stead, Patrick White, David Malouf, Helen Garner, Steven Carroll, Gail Jones, Gerald Murnane, among other contemporary Australian writers.

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