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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 A Speculative Version of Colonialism
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'Claire G. Coleman says in her author's note that her debut novel Terra Nullius is influenced by many popular works of postcolonial literature such as My Place by Sally Morgan, Benang by Kim Scott, and Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara. The influence from these stories is plain. Coleman writes with similar attitudes, anger, and frustrations with the history of Australian colonialism. While the outset of the book begins in a world with which we may be more familiar, the story swiftly transforms into a science-fiction sort of future in which the tensions between colonizers and colonized are explored from a distinctive perspective. The story may borrow elements from stories that came before, but it is inventive enough to claim its own space.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 33 no. 1 June 2019 20294120 2019 periodical issue

    'This current issue of Antipodes fittingly represents the work of the three editors who have guided the journal's production in the past year or so. Volume 32 (2018), a double issue, marked the official end of Nicholas Birns's eighteen-year tenure as editor of Antipodes, and as that volume came to production, Belinda Wheeler lent a diligent hand and a keen eye to the publication of the double issue. An essay or two approved by Nicholas has made its way into the current issue (33.1), with Belinda acquiring many of the essays in this issue. Belinda also provided the editorial guidance for the special section on the work of Alexis Wright. It is from the capable hands of Nicholas and Belinda that I take the reins of the journal Antipodes, with a well-mapped path behind and an open road ahead.' (Brenda Machosky, Editorial introduction)

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