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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 A Politics of the Dreamtime : Destructive and Regenerative Rainbows in Alexis Wright's Carpentaria
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Focusing on Wright's representation of the land, the river and the cyclone, the essay attempts to demonstrate 'how playfully, flexibly and experimentally Wright moblilises a new form of magic realism in which realism (the vital) and the supervital are demonstrably folded into one another. In doing so, she creates a powerful new politicised narrative for our times, one that expresses a crisis of representation which is simultaneously committed to exposing an ecological crisis' (405).

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