The significance of the Daintree setting in Janette Turner Hospital's 'Orpheus Lost'

Torre, Stephen, and Daly, Satyabhama (2008) The significance of the Daintree setting in Janette Turner Hospital's 'Orpheus Lost'. LiNQ, 35. pp. 115-119.

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Abstract

[Extract] The story of Orpheus and Eurydice is a central one in Western mythology. In Orpheus Lost, Janette Turner Hospital reworks aspects of the myth in her study of the psychopathology of the 'War on Terror' which resulted in the 'disappearance' and illegal incarceration of many suspects in Abu Gahrib and Guantanamo Bay.

Item ID: 5423
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Janette Turner Hospital; orpheus lost; orpheus myth; Daintree; tropical rainforest
ISSN: 0817-458X
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2009 00:20
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2005 Literary Studies > 200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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