Contents June - August 2001
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Adib Khan's essay, Following
Janus' Footsteps, discusses the mutability and plurality of cosmopolitanism
and the homeland of fiction writing.
In Manne's Generation:
White Nation Responses to the Stolen Generation Report, Kay Schaffer
considers the complexities of Robert Manne's In Denial: The Stolen
Generations and the Right.
The Limits of Manliness
is the conclusion from Martin Crotty's recent publication Making
the Australian Male: Middle-Class Masculinity 1870-1920, which examines
ideals of Australian manliness.
Essays, Reviews and Responses
Anthony Burke's "Australia's
Asian Crisis" takes a look at the ways notions of individual and
national identity are currently deployed in Australian political rhetoric.
John Docker's Arabesques
of the Cosmopolitan and International: Lucien Henry, Baroque Allegory
and Islamophilia explores Henry's unusual and eclectic use of Australian
iconography to resonate with spaces outside the constraints of nationalism
in late nineteenth century Sydney.
In Adulterous liaisons:
Jean Rhys, Stella Bowen and feminist reading, Sue Thomas explores
the ways in which Drusilla Modjeska and other biographers of Rhys have
depicted Jean Rhys, Stella Bowen, and depressive illness, and examines
the racial assumptions and stereotypes which inform accounts of Rhys.
Ian Buchanan deploys a Zizekian lens on Big Brother
and Reality TV in Enjoying 'Reality TV' .
Currency has a look at: Meanjin,
Overland, and Salt
The Stolen Generation
O'Donoghue responds to the Murdoch press coverage of her interview
with journalist Andrew Bolt.
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