By Jason D. Ensor
‘Angus & Robertson and the British alternate in Australian Books, 1930–1970’ strains the historical past of the published booklet in Australia, really the creation and enterprise context that mediated Australia’s literary and cultural ties to Britain for a lot of the 20 th century. This examine makes a speciality of the London operations of 1 of Australia’s foremost publication publishers of the 20th century: Angus & Robertson. The booklet argues that regardless of the most obvious boundaries of a British-dominated industry, Australian publishers had room to manoeuvre in it. It questions the ways that Angus & Robertson replicated, challenged or remodeled the usually hugely criticised advertisement practices of British publishers to be able to enhance an export exchange for Australian books within the uk. This publication is the reply to the present void within the literary marketplace for a considerable background of Australia’s greatest writer and its function within the improvement of Australia’s export booklet trade.
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