Oo-a-Deen, or, The Mysteries of the Interior Unveiled single work   short story   science fiction   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 1847 1847
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An Apocalyptic Map : New Worlds and the Colonization of Australia Roslyn Weaver , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Apocalypse in Australian Fiction and Film : A Critical Study 2011; (p. 23-53)
'This chapter examines the map that preceded, and eventually superseded, the territory of Australia, in order to demonstrate that early maps of the south land established an apocalyptic tradition that still resonates in contemporary fictions. If one reinterprets Jean Baudrillard's comments in the context of colonization and Australia, it is possible to see how European imagination delineated an apocalyptic map of the country before explorers and settlers even arrived, a map that located Australia as a tabula rasa, a blank slate where heaven and hell might equally be feasible. This chapter surveys the dialectic emerging from these confliction visions.' (24)
"Oo-a-Deen': An Early Australian Metafantasy Michael J. Tolley , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 8 no. 1 (Issue 22) 1986; (p. 7-10)

— Review of Oo-a-Deen, or, The Mysteries of the Interior Unveiled Anonymous 1847 single work short story
"Oo-a-Deen': An Early Australian Metafantasy Michael J. Tolley , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 8 no. 1 (Issue 22) 1986; (p. 7-10)

— Review of Oo-a-Deen, or, The Mysteries of the Interior Unveiled Anonymous 1847 single work short story
An Apocalyptic Map : New Worlds and the Colonization of Australia Roslyn Weaver , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Apocalypse in Australian Fiction and Film : A Critical Study 2011; (p. 23-53)
'This chapter examines the map that preceded, and eventually superseded, the territory of Australia, in order to demonstrate that early maps of the south land established an apocalyptic tradition that still resonates in contemporary fictions. If one reinterprets Jean Baudrillard's comments in the context of colonization and Australia, it is possible to see how European imagination delineated an apocalyptic map of the country before explorers and settlers even arrived, a map that located Australia as a tabula rasa, a blank slate where heaven and hell might equally be feasible. This chapter surveys the dialectic emerging from these confliction visions.' (24)
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  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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