Wilde, William H, Joy Hooton & Barry Andrews, ed.
The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2nd edition, 1994
The book (833 pp.) ‘offers a comprehensive record of Australian writing from European settlement to the early 1990s …, contains entries on writers, plays, novels, poems, newspapers, journals, anthologies, literary prizes, movements, and professional organizations [and]plot summaries, detailed biographies, and a number of essay-length articles on key areas, such as Aboriginal writing and science fiction’. (blurb)