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Discusses, compares and contrasts the writings of Laguna Pueblo writer Leslie Marmon Silko and Western Australian Yamatji writer Janice Slater-Herring, and their ways of reconciling indigenous traditions and the demands of the present.

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    y Interactions : Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region Dennis Haskell (editor), Ron Shapiro (editor), Nedlands : UWA Publishing University of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature , 2000 Z873065 2000 anthology criticism A collection of eighteen essays arising out of a symposium with the same name held at the University of Western Australia in December 1997. Essays are grouped into three sections - "Cultural Identity in the Global Economy", "Gender and Sexuality" and "Travel and Initiation" -and subjects examined include fiction, autobiography, poetry, film, television, drama, and stand-up comedy. The book "celebrates writing in various forms from a particular region of an internationalised world, and the contributors explore cultural interactions of diverse kinds" (Introduction, p.ix). Nedlands : UWA Publishing University of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature , 2000 pg. 108-116
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