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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 "Armageddon Begins Here" : Apocalypse in Alexis Wright's Carpentaria
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'Alexis Wright's 'Carpentaria' (2006) uses the biblical Apocalypse to argue for the significance of stories in creating futures. Stories from all cultures provide a means by which cultural memory can be shared and beliefs and knowledge can be disseminated to future generations. The apocalypse, or post-apocalypse, is also a metaphor for the creation of a new literary space in which the Australian novel can encompass both Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultural expression.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon LiNQ no. 41 2014 8875221 2014 periodical issue 2014 pg. 124-138
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