Why Reading Sharon Olds Makes You a Better Person

1 August 2018


Acknowledgements

This work would not have been possible without the generous oversight and supervision of Associate Professor Marcelle Freiman (Macquarie University) and Professor Antonina Harbus (Macquarie University). Sincere thanks are also due to the editor and blind reviewers for this issue

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