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Travel writing from black Australia : utopia, melancholia, and aboriginality / Robert Clark.

Author/Creator:
Clarke, Robert, 1968- author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2016.
Series:
Routledge research in travel writing ; 13.
Routledge research in travel writing ; 13
Format/Description:
Book
x, 196 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Travelers' writings, Australian -- History and criticism.
Australian fiction -- Aboriginal Australian authors -- History and criticism.
Travel writing -- Australian -- History.
Contents:
Introduction
Journeys to another country: utopia, melancholia, and aboriginality in travel writing
Exotic travellers: aboriginality in Robyn Davidson's Tracks (1980) and Bruce Chatwin's The songlines (1987)
Free spirits: aboriginality and Australian new age travel books
"Britz down under": race and ordinary Australia
Journeys to country: Sally Morgan and Ruby Langford Ginibi "return home"
Dark places: the ghosts of Terra Nullius
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780415729208
0415729203
9781315851129
OCLC:
920672151
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