/manager/Index ${session.getAttribute("locale")} 5 How nice is too nice? Australian book reviews and the 'compliment sandwich' /manager/Repository/uon:29477 Kill Your Darlings in 2010 and has continued in other literary publications. It takes up Ben Etherington's claim that 'too nice' reviewing is characterised by the 'compliment sandwich' in which critique is surrounded by mollifying praise. It offers a 'distant reading' of two years of fiction reviews in the Australian Book Review, applying a manual appraisal analysis to demonstrate that book reviews in Australia's flagship reviewing publication do often adhere to the compliment-sandwich form. The article then returns to the question of 'too nice' reviewing, and applies a modified Bourdieusian analysis to examine how reviewing debates have served as proxies for larger disputes between institutions and interlocutors in the literary field.]]> Wed 11 Apr 2018 14:55:45 AEST ]]> Small publishers and the emerging network of Australian literary prosumption /manager/Repository/uon:30075 Wed 11 Apr 2018 12:14:39 AEST ]]> Little magazines in the digital sphere /manager/Repository/uon:34815 Tue 14 May 2019 14:58:09 AEST ]]> Small publishers and the Miles Franklin Award /manager/Repository/uon:30073 Tue 03 Oct 2017 14:36:04 AEDT ]]> Quiet conversations in a very noisy room (review) /manager/Repository/uon:26001 Sat 24 Mar 2018 07:24:34 AEDT ]]> Post-digital publishing: an introduction /manager/Repository/uon:30072 Mon 09 Apr 2018 10:46:32 AEST ]]> In the same boat: transnationalism, Australian short fiction, and the new cultural cringe /manager/Repository/uon:31908 Fri 06 Apr 2018 11:07:53 AEST ]]>