Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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Mary Besmeres examines 'three Australian texts—Gillian Bouras's A Foreign Wife (1986), Sarah Turnbull's Almost French: A New Life in Paris (2002) and John Mateer's Semar's Cave: An Indonesian Journal (2004)—drawing attention to what appear to be some common cultural assumptions in the authors' accounts of their interactions with speakers of languages other than English.' (p. 245)

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