The following are resources I used often this semester and
I generally regard them as useful when working with literature:

1. Andersch, Alfred: Sansibar oder der letzte Grund. Braunschweig: Diogenes, 1995.

2. Grenville, Kate: The Secret River. Sydney: Canongate Books, 2006.

3. Goethe, von Wolfgang: Die Italienische Reise. 1786.

4. Heinke, Jörg: Die Konstruktion des Fremden in den Werken David Maloufs. Würzburg:
Könighausen und Neumann, 2005.

5. Henry Lawson: The Penguin Henry Lawson. Hawthorne: Penguin, 2009.

6. Kinsella, John: The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry. Australia: Penguin, 2008.

7. Merriman, John:  Modern Europe: From the Renaissance to the Present. Norton, 1996.

8. Malouf, David: Ransom. Sydney: Random House, 2009.

9. Orwell, George: 1984. New York: Signet Classics, 1977.

10.Westerfield, Scott: Uglies. United States: Simon Pulse, 2005.

11. Wright, Alexis: Plains of Promise. St.Lucia: Queensland University Press, 1997.


12. Thorpe-Bowker: Australian Booksellers and Publishers Magazine
– journal of the Australian book industry
[for further information browse <;

Online Resources:

13. Artlandish, Aborinal Art Website <;
– Aboriginal pieces of art with pictures
– !a bit commercial as paintings can be bought

14. Lexikon des internationalen Films <;
– information about published films (excellent to get an overview if wanting to discover parallels between books and  movies)

15. New York Times <>
– Book reviews by qualified journalists

16. New South Wales Art Gallery <>
– Events and exhibitions plus pictures

17. Poetry International Web Foundation
< >
– excellent collection of information about international writers, both their work and biography

Pictures is an excellent website to get good photographs wihout copyright

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