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Australian Literature 101: Ray Lawler: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
In this major new weekly series hosted by Ramona Koval, running in parallel with the university calendar, contemporary writers speak on seminal Australian texts, giving context, sharing their responses and exploring each work’s status as a classic of Australian literature. This instalment features Alison Croggon, who looks at Ray Lawler’s iconic play, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.