Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Can Indigenous Contemporary Literature of Australia Sustain Itself by Becoming International?
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'Nourishing and sustaining cultural diversity in today's constantly changing world, with all its complexities and socio-cultural peculiarities of people and their creations, and at times of an aggressive economic Anglophone globalisation of cultures and literatures, is a task of an imperative formation that needs to be cared for at many levels of the social life and organisation. In Australia, to maintain one's own culture is to be persistently aware of personal heritage and to be able to elaborate traditions. As time passes quickly and we live in a world that praises swiftness and efficiency, money and mass culture, losing the mother tongue and become estranged from our cultural environments occurs frequently. Everyday mainstream cultural reality pushes us to concentrate on our own area of work...'(From author's introduction)


  • Online Proceedings of ‘Sustaining Culture’ (2008) Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies Association of Australia (CSAA) UniSA, Adelaide December 6-8, 2007

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First known date: 2007
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