AustLit logo
Abroad Minded extract   criticism  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Abroad Minded
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Conrad believes that 'Australians abroad are pilgrims intent on losing their faith not confirming it. They delight in disproving Europe's sense of priority.' Hence, 'Australians are unlikely to be seduced by an old world they have not forgiven for abusing their ancestors.'


  • An edited extract from the fourth of the 2004 Boyer Lectures. The fourth lecture, titled 'Up Over', was originally broadcast on ABC Radio on Sunday 5 December 2004.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 6 Dec 2004 16:14:51
31 Abroad Mindedsmall AustLit logo The Weekend Australian
  • Western Europe, Europe,
    Powered by Trove