Dr Philip Butterss
Phil Butterss is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. His book on the life and work of C.J. Dennis won the National Biography Award for 2015. He is writing a history of literary Adelaide from 1829 to the present.
Recent publications include:
An Unsentimental Bloke: The Life and Work of C.J. Dennis, Kent Town, SA: Wakefield, 2014.
Ed., Adelaide: A Literary City, Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press, 2013.
‘The Tennysons in Literary Adelaide’, Australian Literary Studies, 30.3 (2015): 110-120.
‘Australian Literary Studies in the 1940s: The Commonwealth Literary Fund lectures’, Australian Literary Studies 30.4 (2015): 115-127
‘Building Literary Adelaide, 1836-60’, Journal of Australian Studies 39.3 (2015): 344-361.
‘Introduction’ to C.J. Dennis, The Moods of Ginger Mick. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2009. v-ix.
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