Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Resistance to Being (Em)Braced : Peter Carey's Jack Maggs and David Malouf's Johnno
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    y Embracing the Other : Addressing Xenophobia in the New Literatures in English Dunja M. Mohr (editor), Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2008 Z1564947 2008 anthology criticism 'In the wake of addressing multiculturalism, transculturalism, racism, and ethnicity, the issue of xenophobia and xenophilia has been somewhat marginalized. The present collection seeks, from a variety of angles, to investigate the relations between Self and Other in the New Literatures in English. How do we register differences and what does an embrace signify for both Self and Other? The contributors deal with a variety of topics, ranging from theoretical reflections on xenophobia, its exploration in terms of intertextuality and New Zealand/Maori historiography, to analyses of migrant and border narratives, and issues of transitionality, authenticity, and racism in Canada and South Africa. Others negotiate identity and alterity in Nigerian, Malaysian, Australian, Indian, Canadian, and Caribbean texts, or reflect on diaspora and orientalism in Australian-Asian and West Indian contexts.' (Publisher website sighted 05/03/2009) Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2008 pg. 205-225
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