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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Prolonged Symptoms of Cultural Anxiety : The Persistence of Narratives of Asian Invasion within Multicultural Australia
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'In this paper, recent invasion novels by John Marsden provide a case study for examining the subtextual configurations of meaning that underlie the proposition of Asian threat and allow insight into the historical and cultural unconscious of an anxious settler nation.' (p.86)

Ross argues that 'the persistence of the Asian invasion narrative indicates white Australia's fears for security of tenure ... and demonstrates the underlying paranoia that a nation founded on invasion could possibly be lost by invasion.'

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    y separately published work icon JASAL Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature no. 5 2006 Z1303198 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 86-99
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