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Issue Details: First known date: 1961... 1961 Why I Am an Expatriate
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    y separately published work icon The Bulletin vol. 82 no. 4239 10 May 1961 Z591703 1961 periodical issue 1961 pg. 12-13

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The Aroma of the Past : In Antipodean London Peter Morton , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lusting for London : Australian Expatriate Writers at the Hub of Empire, 1870-1950 2011; (p. 57-89)
'Representations of London in Australia have been mediated for so long by books, newspapers, magazines and, eventually, by film and television, that new arrivals tended to read it as a dictionary of quotations. It has been well said that, above all cities, London is not just 'a place'; it also 'takes place' as it is defined and redefined in the countless versions of it over 800 years or more. And the bounds between the physical city and its imaginative reworkings between presence and association, are indefinite and permeable. Nowhere was this more true than in the Australia of this era... ' (From author's introduction 58)
The Aroma of the Past : In Antipodean London Peter Morton , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lusting for London : Australian Expatriate Writers at the Hub of Empire, 1870-1950 2011; (p. 57-89)
'Representations of London in Australia have been mediated for so long by books, newspapers, magazines and, eventually, by film and television, that new arrivals tended to read it as a dictionary of quotations. It has been well said that, above all cities, London is not just 'a place'; it also 'takes place' as it is defined and redefined in the countless versions of it over 800 years or more. And the bounds between the physical city and its imaginative reworkings between presence and association, are indefinite and permeable. Nowhere was this more true than in the Australia of this era... ' (From author's introduction 58)
12-13 Why I Am an Expatriatesmall AustLit logo The Bulletin
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    England,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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