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Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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'In early 2007, Sydney PEN commissioned The 3 Writers Project', a series of essays and public lectures in which three of our leading and acclaimed writers Christos Tsiolkas, Gideon Haigh and Alexis Wright tackled topics of vital importance to contemporary Australia: tolerance, prejudice and fear. Christos Tsiolkas questions why the notion of tolerance has replaced the language of justice, equality and rights in recent political vocabulary. He asks why the liberal left has failed to counter the rhetoric of the clash of civilisations', and argues that in this new globalised world we need to create a set of ethics that goes beyond tolerance. Gideon Haigh traces the phenomenon of nationalism, from its enlightenment origins through to its fascist excesses, and examines how Australia has arrived at its present sense of nationhood. He looks at what underlies our latest incarnation, and how the process of arriving at it has reduced the liberal left to mute onlookers. Alexis Wright asserts that Australia's lack of tolerance and adoption of prejudice as patriotism has led to a fear that has paralysed both Aboriginal and white Australians. She wonders whether fear can rob hope, and argues passionately that we must resist personal and collective fear and trust literature to tell the truth about the darkness inside'. This impassioned and provocative trinity of essays, introduced by Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee, is testament to the linguistic power and fierce intellect of these significant writers.' --Back cover.

Notes

  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, J. M. Coetzee , 2008 single work prose Who Do You Think We Are? (p. v-xii)
On the Concept of Tolerance, Christos Tsiolkas , 2008 single work essay (p. 1-56)
In Matters of Prejudice, Gideon Haigh , 2008 single work essay (p. 57-128)
A Question of Fear, Alexis Wright , 2008 single work essay (p. 129-169)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
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      Extent: vii, 176p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. 170-173.
      ISBN: 9781741755022 (pbk.), 9781741765724

Works about this Work

National Pride Held Captive by the Right David McKnight , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 May-1June 2008; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Three Wildly Different Results Richard King , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 June 2008; (p. 35)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Non-Fiction Fiona Capp , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 June 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of Footprints : The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper Lucy Pepper Percy Pepper 2008 selected work biography correspondence ; Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Three Gadflies Jay Daniel Thompson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 304 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , July no. 341 2008; (p. 32)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Untitled Tony Hughes-d'Aeth , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , no. 8 2008; (p. 177-181)

— Review of Just Words? : Australian Authors Writing for Justice 2008 anthology criticism essay ; Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
National Pride Held Captive by the Right David McKnight , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 May-1June 2008; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Three Wildly Different Results Richard King , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 June 2008; (p. 35)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Non-Fiction Fiona Capp , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 June 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of Footprints : The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper Lucy Pepper Percy Pepper 2008 selected work biography correspondence ; Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Three Gadflies Jay Daniel Thompson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 304 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , July no. 341 2008; (p. 32)

— Review of Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
Untitled Tony Hughes-d'Aeth , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , no. 8 2008; (p. 177-181)

— Review of Just Words? : Australian Authors Writing for Justice 2008 anthology criticism essay ; Tolerance, Prejudice and Fear : Sydney PEN Voices, the 3 Writers Project 2008 selected work essay
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