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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Where To? : An Indian Perspective on Australian Aboriginal Poetry in English
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'Kar examines from an Indian perspective the issues of inseparable engagement of the Australian Aboriginal poets with the trope of the "other". The Australian Aboriginal poets' engagement with the trope of the "other" is not surprising at all if one keeps in mind the history of colonization in Australia, the highly racialized policy of assimilation. He implies not one but three points of view. These are the point of view of a teacher who teaches Australian Aboriginal poetry to Indian students, the point of view that the subject position of an educated, privileged, upper-caste Indian (who is not a participant in but an observer of what has been happening in Australia for the past few years or so) creates, and, finally, the point of view that an Indian academic, of late, has offered on issues relating to identity and violence.' (Publication summary)

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes The English Issue vol. 28 no. 2 December 2014 8488319 2014 periodical issue 2014 pg. 367-378
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