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Bruce Bennett

Bruce Bennett AO was Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. A Rhodes scholar, he was a graduate of the Universities of Western Australia, Oxford and London and a Doctor of Letters from UNSW. He held visiting appointments at universities in Asia, Europe and North America. He was a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Bruce died in April 2012. His books include An Australian Compass (1991), Spirit in Exile: Peter Porter and His Poetry (1991), The Oxford Literary History of Australia (1998), Australian Short Fiction (2002), Homing In (2006) and The Spying Game: An Australian Angle (2012).

Bruce Bennett

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  • From a Distant Shore

    Bruce Bennett and Anne Pender


Book Event: ANU Meet the Author with Isabelle Reinecke (Canberra)

Kambri Cultural Centre 153 University Avenue, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

Isabelle Reinecke will be in conversation with Kim Rubenstein on Courting Power: Law, Democracy & the Public Interest in Australia. In Courting Power, Isabelle Reinecke, founder of public interest litigation incubator Grata...