Australian genre fiction writers have successfully exploited the Australian landscape and peoples and as a result their books are today "sold by the millions" across boundaries. They have created stories that are imaginative, visionary, and diverse. They appeal to local and international readerships and, most importantly, are thoroughly entertaining, thus making them a strong presence in the popular fiction bazaar. Sold by the Millions: "Australia's Bestsellers" is the first collection to concentrate on Australia's best-selling material that forms the armchair reading of many Australians. Leading experts of popular fiction provide introspective pieces on Romance, Horror, Crime, sf, Western, Comics, Travel, Sports and Children's writing so that a wholesome picture emerges of the wide range of reading and research options available for scholars.Biographie de l'auteur :
Dr Toni Johnson-Woods is a Senior Lecture at the University of Queensland, Australia. She has published books on pulp fiction: Pulp - A Collectors Book of Australian Pulp Fiction Covers (2004), and on television: Big Bother - Why did that Reality-tv Show become such a Phenomenon (2002) and Blame Canada!: South Park and Popular Culture (2007). Dr Amit Sarwal is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), India. He has edited a number of books in the field of Australian studies, prominent being Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader (2009), Creative Nation: Australian Cinema and Cultural Studies Reader (2009) and Australian Made: a multicultural reader (2010).
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