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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Core of Reality : 'Mandala' as a Leitmotif in Patrick White's Fiction
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Barua contends that all of White's novels 'encompass the fluctuating moments of experience in relation to man and men, environment and nature. The paradigm changes are but the offshoots of the "self," changeable, moment by moment, situation by situation, relationship to relationship, and inevitably leading to the search for the centre, the mandalic whole'.

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Alternative title: The Restructuring of the Mandalic Consciousness in Patrick White's Novels
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    y separately published work icon Fact and Fiction : Readings in Australian Literature Amit Sarwal (editor), Reema Sarwal (editor), New Delhi : Authorspress , 2008 Z1466011 2008 anthology criticism New Delhi : Authorspress , 2008 pg. 57-68
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    y separately published work icon Australia and India : Convergences and Divergences S. K. Sareen (editor), New Delhi : Mantra Books , 2010 Z1721487 2010 anthology criticism .Explores various comparable facets of Australian and Indian cultures, societies, histories and literatures. The book is a collection of twelve papers presented at the Third International Conference of the Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA) held in Pune in January 2006. Contributions from academicians [...] present "convergences and divergences" as a vital category in understanding Australia and India, especially in the post-globalised world where there has been a considerable attempt by the respective governments and, more importantly, the people at large, to seek a meeting point. The writers assimilate the realities of teaching Australian literature and culture in India, the lived experience in the two countries, and the cultural exchanges between their peoples, to express the viability of the study of Australia and India.' (Publication summary) New Delhi : Mantra Books , 2010 pg. 124-136
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    • With title: The Restructuring of the Mandalic Consciousness in Patrick White's Novels
    • Includes list of works cited.
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