The Resource The critique of race : critical migration and memory in Australian and American cultural representations, Janine Mary Little

The critique of race : critical migration and memory in Australian and American cultural representations, Janine Mary Little

Label
The critique of race : critical migration and memory in Australian and American cultural representations
Title
The critique of race
Title remainder
critical migration and memory in Australian and American cultural representations
Statement of responsibility
Janine Mary Little
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Critiques the role of race in theories of culture through a focus on critical migration and cultural memory; compares Australian and American cultural representations of political, social and cultural life in the twentieth century; resistance to ideas of race and historical oppression; the role of capitalism and class in history and discussions of race; possibilities for reforming economically-based structures of exploitation and oppression; race and remembering violence; Postcolonialism and Indigenous literature; discusses the sexualisation of race in history through Indigenous literature (Morrison, Sykes); uses Native American literature (Erdrich, Silko, Vizenor, Momaday) to examine fictive subversions and interruptions of the Anglo American ideological constructions of family, nation and story; Gangsta rap lyrics as black protest; Indigenous theatre as critical migration (Mudrooroo's 'Aboriginal Protesters')
Cataloging source
QU
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Queensland, 1999.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The critique of race : critical migration and memory in Australian and American cultural representations, Janine Mary Little
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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Contents
The performance of the century : Australian and American dealings of the "race card" -- The Paradox of Columbus: theorising new world imperialism -- The "changing same" : de-generating subjectivity in current theories of difference -- Weimar Dreaming: scenes from a theatrical tour -- An "Australian holocaust" : the culture of race and the reception of a "new Indigenous literature" -- In the belly of the story : native American fiction and the continuing cultural narrative -- The bigger principle : Gangsta rap, protest fiction and "ghettocentric" critique of race -- The ladies of rage : race, sex and dispossession in recent black American and Australian women's literature
Control code
000022182672
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
259 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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u339077
Stock number
MAR02/128

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