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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Chook in the Australian Unconscious
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Brett posits the view that for most Australians the chook 'symbolises the precariousness of our social order ... For the chook symbolises the forces, both inner and outer, which we fear we have not conquered, and it does so by being a uniquely Australian comic figure.'

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  • Epigraph: The dark haired girl said in the next/ Life she would choose to be a chook... - David Campbell, 'Words with a Black Orpington'.

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Alternative title: A Chook Loose in the Top Paddock
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