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1 On Not Being Indigenous : Elise Aylen's The Night of the Lord and Jean Rhys's Smile Please Helen Tiffin , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journeying and Journalling : Creative and Critical Meditations on Travel Writing 2010; (p. 10-24)
1 2 y separately published work icon Postcolonial Ecocriticism : Literature, Animals, Environment Graham Huggan , Helen Tiffin , New York (City) : Routledge Taylor & Francis Group , 2010 Z1827074 2010 single work criticism
1 Green of Greed? Helen Tiffin , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , June vol. 25 no. 2 2010; (p. 88-91)

— Review of The Littoral Zone : Australian Contexts and Their Writers 2007 anthology criticism
1 Animal Writes : Ethics, Experiments and Peter Goldsworthy's Wish Helen Tiffin , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 1 2009; (p. 36-56)
'Like fellow South Australian resident J.M. Coetzee, Peter Goldsworthy has, in a number of his works, sought to raise crucial ethical issues for a predominantly post-Christian Western world where problems posed by technologies and their products precipitate new moral, ethical and psychological dilemmas. It is increasingly clear that our current legal frameworks and traditional moral guides are inadequate in dealing with developments over the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Both John Coetzee and Peter Goldsworthy then, have used fiction to raise these issues, and reaching imaginatively 'outside the box,' drawn our attention to the directions in which we might seek at least partial solutions.'
1 2 y separately published work icon Five Emus to the King of Siam: Environment and Empire Helen Tiffin (editor), Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2007 Z1481356 2007 anthology criticism
1 Re-Imagining Communities Helen Tiffin , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Nation in Imagination : Essays on Nationalism, Sub-Nationalisms and Narration 2007; (p. 21-36)
Helen Tiffin illustrates her argument about the re-imagining of relations between humans and animals with references to J. M. Coetzee's The Lives of Animals and Elizabeth Costello, Yann Martel's Life of Pi and Timothy Findley's Not Wanted on the Voyage. Tiffin concludes: 'Though their approaches to the issue are very different, all regard the connections between linguistic cognition, carnivorousness, and animal sacrifice as areas to be addressed in the conceptualising of less anthropomorphic and imperialist ideas of community'.
1 Are We Bats? Helen Tiffin , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Literatures Review , October no. 42 2004; (p. 3-16)
This article is one of the two keynote addresses (the other by Henry Reynolds) delivered at the interdisciplinary conference Colonialism and Its Aftermath, held at the University of Tasmania in June, 2004. Tiffin's article builds upon her ongoing critique of speciesism in colonial and postcolonial discourses. Her analysis here focuses on responses to the 2001 intrusion into the Melbourne Botanical Gardens by a colony of flying foxes. She traces the shifting discourse relating to bats, from colonial texts to contemporary reactions to the bat "invasions" (with Ratcliffe's text between), in order to suggest the permeable nature of "the lines between wilderness and lawn that we are intent on maintaining."
1 Unjust Relations : Post-Colonialism and the Species Boundary Helen Tiffin , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Compr(om)ising Post/colonialism(s) : Challenging Narratives and Practices 2001; (p. 30-41)
Tiffin states that her paper attempts to 'open dialogue on the place of animals and speciesism in post-colonial discourses'. Firstly, she wants to 'establish the importance of animals and the question of the species boundary in "othering" and racism'; secondly, she discusses some of the political difficulties involved in pursuing this topic in post-colonial contexts; and thirdly, she focuses on the question of representation, and the way in which Canadian writer Timothy Findley and Australian writer Peter Goldsworthy have tackled the issues of the species boundary and speciesism.
1 3 y separately published work icon Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies Bill Ashcroft , Helen Tiffin , Gareth Griffiths , London : Routledge , 1998 Z1394887 1998 reference (taught in 2 units) 'As a subject, post-colonial studies stands at the intersection of debates about race, colonialism, gender, politics and language. In the language of post-colonial studies, some words are new, others are familiar but charged with new significance. This volume provides an essential key to understanding the issues that characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities. This comprehensive glossary has extensive cross-referencing, suggestions for further reading at the end of each entry, a bibliography of essential writings in post-colonial studies and is presented in an easy-to-use A-Z format.'
1 The Body in the Library : Identity, Opposition and the Settler-Invader Woman Helen Tiffin , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Contact and the Culmination : Essays in Honour of Hena Maes-Jelinek 1997; (p. 213-228)
Discusses notions of identity and opposition as addressed in Anderson's Tirra Lirra and Canadian writer Daphne Marlatt's Ana Historic.
1 Plato's Cave : Educational and Critical Practicies Helen Tiffin , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: New National and Post-colonial Literatures : An Introduction 1996; (p. 143-163)
Tiffin focuses 'on two apparently different yet related topics: the role of education in colonial, post-colonial, and neo-colonized cultures, and post-colonial representations of this literary education and its formative and persisting roles in colonization'.
1 African Violets i "Africa is the place", Helen Tiffin , 1996 single work poetry
— Appears in: A Talent(ed) Digger : Creations, Cameos, and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford 1996; (p. 114-115)
1 The Tichborne Affair and Patrick White's 'The Twyborn Affair' Helen Tiffin , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: 'And What Books Do You Read?' : New Studies in Australian Literature 1996; (p. 126-139)
1 y separately published work icon Decolonising Fictions Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , Sydney : Dangaroo Press , 1993 Z203122 1993 single work criticism
1 Australian Literature and the Canadian Comparison Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Decolonising Fictions 1993; (p. 55-56)
1 Decolonising Fictions : Conclusion Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Decolonising Fictions 1993; (p. 143-151)
1 Writing and Reading Cultures: Randolph Stow's `Visitants' and Rudy Wiebe's `The Temptations of Big Bear' Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Decolonising Fictions 1993; (p. 127-141)
1 Resistance and Repetition: V.S. Naipaul's 'Guerrillas', Jean Rhys's 'Wide Sargasso Sea' and Randolph Stow's 'Visitants' Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Decolonising Fictions 1993; (p. 105-125)
1 `The Thematic Ancestor': Conrad, White and Atwood Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Decolonising Fictions 1993; (p. 89-104)
1 West Indian Literature and the Australian Comparison Diana Brydon , Helen Tiffin , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Decolonising Fictions 1993; (p. 35-53)