We’ve created an Australian Classics book club, just for you – with special writerly guests each month.
Last year’s hugely popular Australian Literature 101 set the scene by introducing ten texts our experts deemed unmissable Australian reading.
This year, we invite you on a brand new, leisurely stroll through our national literature, as we guide you through rediscovered classics and much-loved favourites alike.
This time around, we’re looking at Jessica Anderson’s Tirra Lirra by the River.
Dr Kerryn Goldsworthy is a freelance writer and critic and former academic who lectured in literature at the University of Melbourne for 17 years.
James Ley holds a PhD in English literature from the University of Western Sydney. He has been a professional literary critic for fifteen years. (rodneyvc)