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Author Bennett, Bruce, 1941-

Title Resistance and reconciliation : writing in the Commonwealth / edited by Bruce Bennett ... [and others]
Published Canberra : ACLALS in association with The School of Language, Literature and Communication, University of New South Wales at ADFA, 2003


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Description xvii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
regular print
Contents Legitimating the personal voice: shame and the Stolen Generation testimony in Australia / Kay Schaffer -- Landscapes of memory / Sylvia Kleinert -- The well-intentioned imperialists: missionary textuality and (post) colonial politics / Anna Johnston -- Domionisation or infiltration: religion and the territorial imperative in post-colonial writing / Dorothy Lane -- A metahistory of of Commonwealth national literatures / Ken Goodwin -- Reconciliation and cultural (in)difference / Chris Prentice -- Resistance and reconciliation in David Malouf's The conversations at Curlow Creek / Stella Borg Barthet -- Aboriginal identity and representation: Ruby Langford's Don't take your love to town -- Mirroring amibivalences: resistance and reconciliation in South Asian Australia / Makarand Paranjape -- Making strange men: resistance and reconciliation in Kim Scott's Benang
Summary Collection of 27 essays and papers by scholars international and Australian, addressing questions of race, class, gender, religion, war, politics and reconciliation prospects
Notes Selected papers from the twelfth trienniel conference of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS) held in Canberra in July 2001 -- Cf p. xiii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Government, Resistance to, in literature -- Congresses.
Government, Resistance to -- Commonwealth countries -- Congresses.
Politics and literature -- Commonwealth countries -- Congresses.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Reconciliation -- Congresses.
Commonwealth literature (English)
Authors, Commonwealth.
Politics and literature -- Commonwealth countries.
Government, Resistance to -- Commonwealth countries.
Commonwealth countries -- Intellectual life.
Commonwealth countries -- In literature.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Bennett, Bruce, 1941-2003.
Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies.
LC no. 2003464236
ISBN 0646421123 :