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Marita Jane Bullock Marita Jane Bullock i(A110074 works by)
Born: Established: 1976 Snug, Snug - Middleton area, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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1 Screen Memories : Film's Knowing and Historical Trauma in The Tracker Marita Jane Bullock , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Studies in Australasian Cinema , vol. 10 no. 3 2016; (p. 306-323)
This paper examines Rolf de Heer’s 2002 film, ‘The Tracker’, in the context of the ‘history war’ debates relating to frontier violence that were rehearsed in the Australian public sphere during the 1990s/2000s. I examine how ‘The Tracker’ challenges the very terms underpinning conventional forms of historiography, wedded to discourses of ‘fact’ and ‘truth’, in the way it investigates what it means to ‘screen’ memory within the context of the politics of the present. Focusing on ‘The Tracker's' self-conscious use of Peter Coad's arresting paintings of frontier violence, I argue that ‘The Tracker’ develops a nuanced engagement with frontier history in the way it highlights the dialectics of ‘revealing’ and ‘concealing’ – rupture and disavowal – at play in the nation’s ‘screening’ of frontier violence.
1 “Trafficking in Words” : On the Politics of Writing, Cross-Border Mobility, and Nam Le’s The Boat Marita Jane Bullock , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 29 no. 2 2015; (p. 461-477)
1 Banned in Australia : Introducing Australia's Bibliography of Banned Books Marita Jane Bullock , Nicole Moore , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Banned in Australia : A Bibliography 2007;
This work serves both as the introduction to the Banned Books resource and as a historical overview of book censorship in Australia.
1 1 y separately published work icon Banned in Australia : A Bibliography Marita Jane Bullock (editor), Nicole Moore (editor), St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2007 Z1696626 2007 website bibliography This bibliography collects literary publications that were prohibited as imports into twentieth-century Australia, tracing the main arch of federal publications censorship from 1901 to 1973.
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