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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 "Reclaiming the Rubbish" : Outcasts, Transformation and the Topos of the Painter/Seer in the Work of Patrick White and David Malouf
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Settled by white convicts and often by people with few prospects in the Old World, Australia was sometimes thought of negatively as a dumping ground of miscreants and ne’er-do-wells. This paper traces how, post-war, this perception was challenged in the fiction of Patrick White and David Malouf, which depicts local versions of the outcast artist in actual rubbish dumps and the creative, regenerative transformations that can occur there.

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    y separately published work icon Le Simplegadi Sacred Journeys : Exploring Literature at the Intersection of Aboriginality, Sexuality, Nature and Spirituality no. 16 2016 10618688 2016 periodical issue 2016 pg. 27-36
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