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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 The Year the Dragon Came
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This book is based on sixteen interviews, most being with recent immigrants who came to Australia from mainland China in the late 1980s after the events in Tiananmen Square.

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The Year the Dragon Came : Post-Tiananmen Stories Nicholas Jose , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013; (p. 444-451)
Writing Chinese Diaspora : After the 'White Australia Policy' Deborah L. Madsen , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 263-270) Australian Made : A Multicultural Reader 2010; (p. 158-172)
An overview of Chinese-Australian writing.
Sleep No More : Ouyang Yu's Wake-up Call to Multicultural Australia Wenche Ommundsen , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: Culture, Identity, Commodity : Diasporic Chinese Literature in English 2005; (p. 231-251)
y separately published work icon Ways of Seeing China : From Yellow Peril to Shangrila Timothy Kendall , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2005 Z1255794 2005 single work criticism

'Drawing upon novels, comic strips, ASIO dossiers, government documents, public polls, travelogues and politicians' pronouncements, Ways of Seeing China seeks to understand why Australia's China has developed from the epitome of all things hateful, barbaric and undemocratic into something captivating, admirable, irresistible, even if still undemocratic - and back again' (back cover blurb).

Cross-Cultural Alliances : Exploring Aboriginal Asian Literary and Cultural Production Peta Stephenson , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lost in the Whitewash : Aboriginal-Asian Encounters in Australia, 1901-2001 2003; (p. 143-162)
Peta Stephenson surveys Aboriginal-Asian cross-cultural production, considering representations of Aboriginal-Asian relations, influences on the construction of contemporary Aboriginality, and Aboriginal perceptions of Asian identity.
Xenophobia? Please Explain Shirley Tucker , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 148 1997; (p. 82-83)

— Review of Astronauts, Lost Souls &​ Dragons : Voices of Today's Chinese Australians Diana Giese , 1997 single work interview ; The Year the Dragon Came 1996 selected work interview
The Chinese Connection Frank Bren , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 September 1996; (p. 7)

— Review of The Year the Dragon Came 1996 selected work interview
Tarnished Dreaming Jamie Mackie , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14 September 1996; (p. 11)

— Review of The Year the Dragon Came 1996 selected work interview
Heirs of the Dragon : Review of Sang Ye's The Year the Dragon Came Margaret Jones , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 183 1996; (p. 11)

— Review of The Year the Dragon Came 1996 selected work interview
Of Dragons and Devils : Chinese-Australian Life Stories Wenche Ommundsen , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 1 no. 2002; (p. 67-80)
The author explores the hybridity of the 'the collaborative life story and its close relative, testimonial writing' which occupies a position between ''literature and various modes of factual writing ... and between private and public, or political, discourse.' She sees it as a genre 'frequently troubled by generic, ethical and political dilemmas, especially in the case of cross-cultural collaboration' (p.66) However, her reading of Chinese-Australian texts demonstates that 'the cultural negotiation embodied by the cross-cultural life story offers a unique opportunity to observe the production of autobiographical "truth" in the interplay between generic expectation and textual variation.' (p.78)
y separately published work icon Ways of Seeing China : From Yellow Peril to Shangrila Timothy Kendall , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2005 Z1255794 2005 single work criticism

'Drawing upon novels, comic strips, ASIO dossiers, government documents, public polls, travelogues and politicians' pronouncements, Ways of Seeing China seeks to understand why Australia's China has developed from the epitome of all things hateful, barbaric and undemocratic into something captivating, admirable, irresistible, even if still undemocratic - and back again' (back cover blurb).

Sleep No More : Ouyang Yu's Wake-up Call to Multicultural Australia Wenche Ommundsen , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: Culture, Identity, Commodity : Diasporic Chinese Literature in English 2005; (p. 231-251)
Cross-Cultural Alliances : Exploring Aboriginal Asian Literary and Cultural Production Peta Stephenson , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Lost in the Whitewash : Aboriginal-Asian Encounters in Australia, 1901-2001 2003; (p. 143-162)
Peta Stephenson surveys Aboriginal-Asian cross-cultural production, considering representations of Aboriginal-Asian relations, influences on the construction of contemporary Aboriginality, and Aboriginal perceptions of Asian identity.
Writing Chinese Diaspora : After the 'White Australia Policy' Deborah L. Madsen , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 263-270) Australian Made : A Multicultural Reader 2010; (p. 158-172)
An overview of Chinese-Australian writing.
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