This work seeks to unravel an enigma presented by Christina Stead in her fiction. Overtly Stead posits a heterosexual norm as the paradigm par excellence. Petersen argues that it is a facade that masks both lesbianism and male homosexual desire.
|Place of Publication||Carlton South, Vic.|
|Publisher||Melbourne University Press|
|Number of pages||253|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
- Stead, Christina, 1902-1983--Criticism and interpretation
- Australian literature--History and criticism