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Title Indigenous transnationalism : Alexis Wright's Carpentaria / edited by Lynda Ng.

Publication Info. Artarmon, N.S.W. : Giramondo Publishing Company, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Looking Beyond the Local: Indigenous Literature as a World Literature; I. Localities and Limits of the Land; The Geo-Graphics of an Indigenous World Literature in Alexis Wright's Carpentaria; The Notions of Permanence: Autochthony, Indigeneity, Locality in Alexis Wright's Carpentaria; Polarized Postcolonial Indigeneities: Carpentaria and Heart of Light; II. Transnational Flows; Indigeneity and Whiteness: Reading Carpentaria and The Sun, My Father in the Context of Globalization; The Poetics of Relation in Carpentaria
Survival, Environment and Creativity in a Global Age: Alexis Wright's CarpentariaIII. Waste, Pollution and Regeneration; An Abundance of Waste: Carpentaria's Re-Valuation of Excess; Rubbish Palaces, Islands of Junk: On the Function of Tropes of Pollution in Alexis Wright's Carpentaria; Afterword; The Vastness of Voice; Appendix; On Writing Carpentaria; Author Biographies; Acknowledgements
Summary Indigenous Transnationalism brings together eight essays by critics from seven different countries, each analysing Alexis Wright's novel Carpentaria from a distinct national perspective. Taken together, these diverse voices highlight themes from the novel that resonate across cultures and continents: the primacy of the land; the battles that indigenous peoples fight for their language, culture and sovereignty; a concern with the environment and the effects of pollution. At the same time, by comparing the Aboriginal experience to that of other indigenous peoples, they demonstrate the means by w.
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Subject Wright, Alexis, 1950- Carpentaria.
Wright, Alexis, 1950- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wright, Alexis, 1950-
Criticism and interpretation.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians.
Queensland -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Ng, Lynda, editor.
Analysis of (work) Wright, Alexis, 1950- Carpentaria.
Other Form: Print version: Indigenous transnationalism. Artarmon, N.S.W. Giramondo Publishing Company, 2018 9781925336429 (OCoLC)999621729
ISBN 9781925818086 (electronic book)
192581808X (electronic book)
9781925818079 (electronic book)
1925818071 (electronic book)