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The Imaginary Australian

The Imaginary Australian

Examination of the nature of Australian national identity; includes reference to Aborigines discussed in terms of violence, racism, guilt, remorse and memory; questions the characterisation of race relations through forgetting and silence (Stanner) and violence (Rowley); argues that simplified historical narratives about race relations impede reparative energy in race relations; psychological understanding of racism; theories of the nation; crisis of history and time in Australia and its impact on identity.

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Publisher UNSW Press
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ISBN 9780868406657
Pages 216 pages
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... by some — played a role in shaping the Australian imaginary as it did those of cousin Western cultures . Vital to Romantic ideology was the power of imagination , through which the Romantic tradition reacted to Enlightenment faith ...

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