Bruce Johnson was formerly a Professor of English at UNSW, and now has professorial affiliations in Music, Cultural History and Communications at the universities of Turku Finland, Glasgow UK and University of Technology Sydney.
All essays by Bruce Johnson
Suburban Noir: Crime and mishap in 1950s and 1960s Sydney
by Peter Doyle
New South Publishing
Published October 2022
These Are The Suburbs
These are the suburbs, the world we actually live in: the local beach or park, the corner shop, the servo, the pub, the bus seat in a street. The interiors of the fibro houses, those cupboards, wallpaper, furnishings, the venetian blinds, bedspreads, décor, ‘that vase’, are objects and spaces we know.
Feb. 2023 • History • Non-fiction • Suburbs • Sydney