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Once upon a Time in Oz

Griffith REVIEW 42

Once upon a Time in Oz( )
Editor: Schultz, Julianne
Series title:Griffith Review Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Once upon a time - and the story begins.

Wherever people go they carry their personal and cultural stories with them. Storytelling is a mechanism for reflecting on what it is to be human in time and space; a fairy tale compass to navigate the world. Whether relayed around campfires or told in multi-million-dollar extravaganzas on the big screen, the impulse to tell stories that help make sense of the world, engage with others, validate our existence, and guide us through life...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Author Biography

Professor Julianne Schultz was born in 1956 in Australia. She is a journalist, academic, and author who has edited over 30 books. She is also the founding editor of the Australian literary journal Griffith Review. She is currently a Professor at Griffith University's Centre for Public Culture and Ideas and is Chair of the Queensland Design Council. She is also the librettist of two operas composed by her brother, Andrew Schultz, titled Black River and Going into Shadows. Schultz completed a PhD at the University of Sydney in 1987, in which she explored the contemporary relevance of the fourth estate to the practice of journalism in Australia.

Schultz began her career as a reporter with the ABC, moving then to report for the Australian Financial Review. While working at the University of Technology, Schultz became the Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism. She is a director of the board of the following organisations: The Grattan Institute, The Foundation for Public Interest Journalism, The Centre for Advanced Journalism, and The Editorial Board of the Companion of Australian Media. She was a director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 2009 and 2014. She will be speaking at the inaugural History Writers' Festival at Readers' Feast Bookstore in Melbourne in April 2015.


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