Studying a book or film can be a short-cut to consigning it to boredom. But our Texts in the City series – a gift to students, their teachers and lifelong learners – brings the VCE English and Literature lists to life.
Each week, our hosts – authors Lili Wilkinson and Tony Birch – will interview experts intimately familiar with the texts, unearthing those hidden gems that could help your essay shine.
In this week’s session, Lili Wilkinson and Laura Carroll turn their attention to Jane Austen’s Persuasion.
Lili Wilkinson is the award-winning author of sixteen books, including After the Lights Go Out and The Erasure Initiative. She established insideadog.com.au and the Inky Awards at the Centre for Youth Literature, State Library of Victoria. Lili has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Me... Read more
Laura Carroll researches and teaches English Literature at La Trobe University. Her academic work as a teacher, scholar, and critic focuses on two themes. One of them is Jane Austen, and the various ways that readers continue to enjoy her fiction. The other is textual transmission, especially the ad... Read more
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