Madonna of the eucalypt : novel and exegesis

Sparnon, Karen. 2002, Madonna of the eucalypt : novel and exegesis, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Madonna of the eucalypt : novel and exegesis
Author Sparnon, Karen.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2002
Keyword(s) Sparnon, Karen - Madonna of the eucalypt
Sparnon, Karen - Criticism and interpretation
Australian fiction - 21st century
Creative writing
Australia - Emigration and immigration - Fiction
Spirituality - Fiction
Family - Fiction
Immigrants - Fiction
Mildura (Vic.) - Fiction
Summary The thesis comprises a novel and exegesis. The novel explores migration and spirituality in a family saga that moves from the islands of Sicily to the Australian Mallee desert. The exegesis concentrates on the "unknowability" of the creative process, which is explored through the journey motif.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 289, 94 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification A823.4
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