Australasian literature collection premieres at Alexander Street

(28 April 2014, Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street Press has debuted Australasian Literature Online, a web collection that celebrates the vibrancy of poetry and fiction from across Australasia.

Australasian Literature Online is growing to include more than 120,000 pages of writings penned from the 1930s to the present day. This expansive online resource is designed for academic audiences and places a strong focus on Indigenous Australians, Maori, Pacific Islanders, and female voices.

To help enhance study of these important works, the collection pairs primary-source literature with supplementary materials—including author interviews, documentaries, scholarly writings, and other related multimedia—and makes the full content available instantly on any computer or mobile device.

Geographic coverage reaches across Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Rotuma, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tahiti, Tokelau, Tonga, Vanuatu, and more.

More in the press release.