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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 In Defence of “the Lesser Cousin of History” : An Interview with Rohan Wilson
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'In this interview, the Australian historical novelist Rohan Wilson discusses the intellectual, aesthetic, and political challenges of writing fiction about the colonial frontier. He highlights the tension between a widespread desire for knowledge of the "true" or actual past, and the novelist's freedom to explore human experience beyond the archive. He talks in particular about his first novel, The Roving Party, which explores genocide on the Tasmanian frontier, and its continuities with his newest work, set on the island a generation after the defeat of the Indigenous resistance.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Ariel vol. 45 no. 4 October 2014 8422301 2014 periodical issue 2014
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