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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Locating Voss within Change, Conflict and Convergence
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'This article attempts to locate Patrick White's Voss within postcolonial and postmodern discourse, focussing on themes of identity, space, history and belonging. Written in 1957, the test is a fusion of fact and fiction and in its intermingling of genres accommodates varying ideas as well as responses. Underlying the narrative is a determined attempt by White to comprehend past narratives of the Australian continent and its inhabitants so as to grasp some understandings about them and possibly reconstitute a new world.' (p. 125)

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    y separately published work icon Change - Conflict and Convergence : Austral-Asian Scenarios Cynthia Van Den Driesen (editor), Ian H. Van Den Driesen (editor), New Delhi : Orient Blackswan , 2010 Z1820359 2010 single work criticism 'This is the fourth volume in the series of Australian-Asian Association publications and carries on the interdisciplinary and international tradition of the same. The intensely provocative theme of 'change' is traced through motifs of convergence or conflict across a multiplicity of disciplines. The volume has attracted contributions from some of the best-known authorities in their different fields. The papers cover subjects ranging from Sri Lankan cricket to diplomacy on the world scene; from literary 'blogging' to trade performance; from Bollywood audiences to aboriginal rights in Australia and the development of Australian studies in Spain; from a nineteenth-century Shakespeare production in Sri Lanka to a performance of Bizet's 'The Pearl Fishers' in Sydney. They cover the phenomenon of change as it manifests itself in a range of disciplines and highlight shared commonalities as well as contrasted experiences and perspectives. The book is a record of the richness of the dialogue between disparate groups connected by scholarly interest and intellectual curiosity, in fact, a global academic community.' (Publisher's blurb)
    New Delhi : Orient Blackswan , 2010
    pg. 125-139
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