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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 “Dreaming of the Empire of Nostalgia” : John Mateer’s Southern Barbarians
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'This article deals with the politics of observing and commenting on "elsewhere" in John Mateer's "Portuguese collection" of poetry, Southern Barbarians (2011), with particular recourse to Marc Augé's anthropological theories of places and non-places. It also attempts to establish connections between Mateer's perceptions of Portugal and questions related to a Portuguese national identity as formulated by contemporary cultural commentators (Eduardo Lourenço, José Gil, Boaventura de Sousa Santos). In doing so, an exploration of the relationship between Portugal and Australia becomes inevitable.' (Author's abstract)

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20-31 http://www.ub.edu/dpfilsa/jeasa323sarabando.pdf “Dreaming of the Empire of Nostalgia” : John Mateer’s Southern Barbarianssmall AustLit logo Journal of the European Association of Studies on Australia,
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    Australia,
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    Portugal,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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