Messages from the inside? : Multiculturalism in contemporary Australian children's literature
Pearce, Sharyn M. (2003) Messages from the inside? : Multiculturalism in contemporary Australian children's literature. The Lion and the Unicorn, 27(2), pp. 235-250.
It remains to be seen whether the events toward the end of 2001 in Australia and elsewhere will produce a triumphant counterdiscourse of assimilation and/or exclusion, and whether tolerant pluralism of the multicultural society, so comparatively recently nd arduously asserted, is exposed as fragile and illusory. A children's literature reflecting a society intent upon renovating the fading picture of a homogenous Australia really would be a step backward.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Children's literature, multiculturalism, Australia, Homogenization, Literary criticism|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) (190402)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LITERARY STUDIES (200500) > Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature) (200502)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 The Johns Hopkins University Press|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||10 Jun 2004|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:02|
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