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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Four Perspectives on Race and Racism in Australian Poetry
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'The article offers the authors' insight on the manifestation of race and racism in Australian poetry. Topics discussed include the reflection of racism and orientalism in conventional verse culture (CVC), the posted justification of the racist depictions of Black women in the book "Gone With the Wind" by poet Vanessa Place, and the suspected association of racism with mental illness.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Overland no. 222 Autumn 2016 11405601 2016 periodical issue

    'W ith the release of ‘Formation’ and Beyonce’s performance at this year’s Super Bowl, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) campaign pierced living rooms across the United States. Complete with Black Panther salute and iconography, accompanied by a film clip with a hurricane-drenched landscape and graffiti reading ‘stop shooting us’, a movement that had been demonised by the mainstream media and the right was given a heroic performance in what is, arguably, capitalism’s ultimate spectacle.' (Jacinda Woodhead : Editorial introduction)

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