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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 "Benang : From the Heart" : 'I Found Myself Among Paper'
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'In his first novel True Country, Kim Scott established himself as a writer who is determined to investigate the continued traumatic effects of colonial violence. Harley, the protagonist of Scott's second novel Benang: from the Heart (the co-winner of the Miles Franklin award), takes up a pen in response to reductionist assimilationist records. He states:

But I found myself among paper, words not formed by an intention corresponding to my own, and I read a world weak in creative spirit. (472)'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Southerly That Fatal Song : Judith Wright & A. D. Hope vol. 61 no. 1 David Brooks (editor), Rushcutters Bay : Halstead Press , 2001 Z897164 2001 periodical issue Rushcutters Bay : Halstead Press , 2001 pg. 220-226
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