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  • Author:agent Geoff Page http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/page-geoff
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 "They Couldn't Tell Us How to Farm Their Skin" : White Poems on Black Dispossession
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Analyses poems by white Australian authors about dispossession of their land. In his survey of attitudes and poetic technique, Page examines nineteenth and twentieth century poems and finds a reversal of attitudes over time.

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    y separately published work icon Interactions : Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region Dennis Haskell (editor), Ron Shapiro (editor), Nedlands : UWA Publishing University of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature , 2000 Z873065 2000 anthology 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 Publishing University of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature , 2000 pg. 171-183
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