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Alternative title: Diasporic Itineraries in World Literatures in English
Issue Details: First known date: 2015... no. 14 November 2015 of Le Simplegadi est. 2003 Le Simplegadi
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Diasporic Homes, Adib Khan , single work essay (p. 8-14) Section: Poetics
A National (Diasporic?) Living Treasure : Thomas Keneally, Paul Sharrad , single work criticism
Although Thomas Keneally is firmly located as a national figure, his international literary career and his novels’ inspection of colonial exile, Aboriginal alienation, and movements of people throughout history reflect aspects of diasporic experience, while pushing the term itself into wider meaning of the transnational.
(p. 20-27) Section: Articles
Is There an Australian Pastoral Poetry?, Andrew Taylor , single work criticism
Pastoral was common as a European literary genre from the Renaissance until the eighteenth century. It existed in other artistic forms as well, especially in the visual arts, and after its demise as a distinct genre elements of it persisted into the twentieth century, for example in music. With the colonial spread of European culture the pastoral influence also extended into other countries, with a mixed fate. Recently, the term Pastoral has come back into prominence in literature in English, not only in Great Britain but also, notably in the USA and Australia, with the growth of writing motivated by ecological involvement with the natural world, especially landscape. This has led to re-definitions of the term Pastoral in the last few decades. A number of Australian poets are looked at to see whether, and how, their writing about landscape might relate to, or incorporate elements of the Pastoral. The Australian poet John Kinsella, in particular, has been a widely published spokesperson for a new definition of Pastoral. His published works trace his move from a politically activist anti-colonialist redefinition of Pastoral towards a quieter, more harmonious, and essentially ethical engagement with the natural world.
(p. 38-51) Section: Articles
Writing Colonisation: Violence, Landscape, and the Act of Naming in Modern Italian and Australian Literature [Review], Paolo Bertinetti , single work review
— Review of Writing Colonisation : Violence, Landscape and the Act of Naming in Italian and Australian Modern Literature Sabina Sestigiani , 2008 single work multi chapter work thesis criticism ;
(p. 66-67) Section: Reviews

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