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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 'Their Own Voices' – On the Hybrid Construction of Aboriginality in Carpentaria
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'Carpentaria is a book in which Alexis Wright describes the tense relationship between Aborigines and white settlers. Through the description of their fierce struggle, she extols the Aborigines' love of the land and their close bond with nature and their culture. this paper first explores the diverse relationships that aboriginal people have to handle with, then moves to a discussion of different textual forms and their roles in building up their voices and last of all, focuses on the strategies used by Wright to counter against the invasion of colonism [sic] in many ways. Through all these hybrid structures and features, Wright gives the voices of their own and suggests the possibility of constructing the Aboriginal identity in the modern setting.' (117)

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