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Geoffrey V. Davis (International) assertion Geoffrey V. Davis i(A6398 works by)
Born: Established: 1943 ; Died: Ceased: 22 Nov 2018 Aachen,
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Germany,
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Western Europe, Europe,

Gender: Male
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1 y separately published work icon Cross/Cultures Cross/cultures : Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Hena Maes-Jelinek (editor), Gordon Collier (editor), Rodopi (publisher), Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , Z1219090 series - publisher
1 y separately published work icon Performing Identities : Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts G. N. Devy (editor), Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), K. K. Chakravarty (editor), New York (City) : Routledge , 2017 21550005 2017 anthology criticism

'Performing Identities brings together essays by scholars, artists and activists engaged in understanding and conserving rapidly disappearing local knowledge forms of indigenous communities across continents. It depicts the imaginative transactions evident in the interface of identity and cultural transformation, raising the issue of cultural rights of these otherwise marginalized communities.' (Publication summary)

1 ‘Wars Don’t End When the Fighting Is Over’ : Adib Khan’s Homecoming and the Australian Literature of the Vietnam War Geoffrey V. Davis , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia , vol. 8 no. 2 2017;

'The Bangladeshi-Australian writer Adib Khan's fourth novel Homecoming (2003) marked a significant change of direction in the author's work. No longer concerned to give fictional representation to the diasporic experience which had preoccupied him since his own migration to Australia in 1973, he now embarked on a work which addresses one of the most controversial issues of his new country's recent history, its involvement in the Vietnam War and the traumatic consequences for those who fought in it. As an Asian-Australian writer engaging with the legacy of the war, Khan offers an alternative view from a new perspective. His novel presents a compelling psychological study of a veteran's struggle to confront his experience and reconstitute his identity. This article seeks to locate the novel within the wider tradition of Australian war literature, to examine Khan's representation of the war and its aftermath for Australians and Vietnamese alike, and to identify the particular contribution this Asian-Australian novelist has to make to central concerns of his adopted country.'  (Introduction)

1 [Review Essay] Defending Country: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Military Service since 1945 Geoffrey V. Davis , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Historical Studies , vol. 48 no. 2 2017; (p. 300-301)

'Human memory, it would seem, can prove seriously deficient when it comes to remembering the contribution made by Indigenous peoples to white men’s wars. In Australia, as the authors of this volume argue, much has been forgotten: Indigenous participation in World War I has become ‘a forgotten memory’ (9), Korea has become the ‘Forgotten War’ (26), while the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander veterans of the Vietnam War, ignored altogether during the campaign for Aboriginal rights, have likewise subsequently been ‘forgotten by the majority of Australians’ (92). Through painstaking archival research and revealing personal testimony, this book goes a long way towards bringing this neglected aspect of Australian Indigenous history to our attention.' (Introduction)

1 Untitled Geoffrey V. Davis , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Commonwealth , Autumn vol. 33 no. 1 2010; (p. 119-120)

— Review of J. M Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual 2006 single work criticism
1 y separately published work icon Indigeneity : Culture and Interpretation : Proceedings of the 2008 Chotro Conference on Indigenous Languages, Culture and Society G. N. Devy (editor), Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), K. K. Chakravarty (editor), New Delhi : Orient Blackswan , 2009 Z1672473 2009 anthology criticism
1 'One Step on Australian Soil and You're History' : Our Man K. and the White Australia Policy Geoffrey V. Davis , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Nation across the World : Postcolonial Literary Representations 2007; (p. 75-87)
1 y separately published work icon Towards a Transcultural Future : Literature and Society in a 'Post'-Colonial World [2] Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Bénédicte Ledent (editor), Peter H. Marsden (editor), Marc Delrez (editor), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 2005 Z1239308 2005 anthology criticism
1 y separately published work icon Towards a Transcultural Future : Literature and Society in a 'Post'-Colonial World [1] Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Bénédicte Ledent (editor), Peter H. Marsden (editor), Marc Delrez (editor), Amsterdam New York (City) : Rodopi , 2004 Z1186225 2004 anthology criticism
1 'The Country We Might Have Been' : The Experience of War in Canadian and Australian Literature Geoffrey V. Davis , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Crabtracks : Progress and Process in Teaching the New Literatures in English : Essays in Honour of Dieter Riemenschneider 2002; (p. 283-304)
1 3 y separately published work icon Aratjara : Aboriginal Culture and Literature in Australia Dieter Riemenschneider (editor), Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1997 Z381199 1997 anthology criticism
1 y separately published work icon A Talent(ed) Digger : Creations, Cameos, and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford Hena Maes-Jelinek (editor), Gordon Collier (editor), Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1996 Z797295 1996 anthology criticism biography
1 5 y separately published work icon Crisis and Creativity in the New Literatures in English Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Hena Maes-Jelinek (editor), Amsterdam : Rodopi , 1990 Z50439 1990 anthology criticism poetry
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