The Australian Legend and Its Discontents

Nile, Richard (2000) The Australian Legend and Its Discontents. University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, pp. 286-296.

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Abstract

The Australian Legend and Its Discontents explores the narrative construction of Australia, and those storylines preferred by Australians when describing themselves and their nation. How do Australians figure in literature, film and television, the visual arts, and daily conversation?

As an introductory reader, The Australian Legend and Its Discontents is an indispensable tool for students and all those with a general interest in the nation and its people. The book is complemented by electronic study and other notes for those who wish to explore further the issues of what it is to be Australian.

Item ID: 54137
Item Type: Book (Edited)
ISBN: 978-0-7022-2985-5
Keywords: Australian history, historical narratives, Australian legend, nationalism, Australian literature,
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2018 02:55
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 60%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2005 Literary Studies > 200502 Australian Literature (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature) @ 40%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 60%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950203 Languages and Literature @ 40%
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