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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Opening the Gates of Hell : Regional Emergences in Carpentaria and Dreamhunter
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'This essay presents a comparative analysis of two contemporary writers from Australia and New Zealand to argue for their shared secession from the category of nation. The texts in question, Australian writer Alexis Wright's Carpentaria (2006) and New Zealand writer Elizabeth Knox'es cotemporaneous duet Dreamhunter (2005) and Dreamquake (2007), rehearse this secession by replacing the now evacuated space of nation with the space of region. This essay will demonstrate how this regional space constitutes an emergence from colonial topographies of inhabitation.' (66)

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    y separately published work icon Southerly Southerly at Seventy vol. 69 no. 2 2009 Z1661049 2009 periodical issue 2009 pg. 66-80
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