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Discusses, compares and contrasts the writings of Laguna Pueblo writer Leslie Marmon Silko and Western Australian Yamatji writer Janice Slater-Herring, and their ways of reconciling indigenous traditions and the demands of the present.
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yInteractions : Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific RegionDennis Haskell
Nedlands:UWA PublishingUniversity of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature,2000Z8730652000anthology criticism A collection of eighteen essays arising out of a symposium with the same name held at the University of Western Australia in December 1997. Essays are grouped into three sections - "Cultural Identity in the Global Economy", "Gender and Sexuality" and "Travel and Initiation" -and subjects examined include fiction, autobiography, poetry, film, television, drama, and stand-up comedy. The book "celebrates writing in various forms from a particular region of an internationalised world, and the contributors explore cultural interactions of diverse kinds" (Introduction, p.ix).Nedlands:UWA PublishingUniversity of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature,2000