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Beyond good and evil? : essays on literature and culture of the Asia-Pacific region

Author: Dennis Haskell; Megan McKinlay; Pamina Rich
Publisher: Crawley, W.A. : [Published by] University of Western Australia Press [for] The Westerly Centre, 2005.
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"In this volume, writers and scholars from the region examine subjects ranging from the Japanese 'evil' of the Second World War to the appropriation of indigenous cultures and the ethics of biographical writing. Although diverse, the essays share an interest in the conflicts between relativism and fundamentalism, between uncertainty and sureness, that are so much with us in this fast developing region of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Haskell; Megan McKinlay; Pamina Rich
ISBN: 9781920694630 1920694633
OCLC Number: 76821699
Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword: the international spread of ideas and their impact on societies in our region / Sue Boyd --
Who moved the literature? Remember the basics / Edwin Thumboo --
The ground we stand on / Bruce Bennett --
Moral attitudes in Hong Kong writing in English / Agnes Lam --
The crucified him: fiction of the prisoner-of-war experience under the Japanese and the prisoner as Christ-figure / Roger Bourke --
Typical evil? The Japanese represented in Australian war writings / Megumi Kato --
Destabilising nationalist discourse in Kuo Pao Kun's Mama looking for her cat / Souk Yee Wong --
Beyond good and evil? Ethics and aesthetics in Rushdie's Fury / Chitra Sankaran --
Exhibiting (provisional) 'Chineseness': staging hybridity in the Chinese-Australian visual arts context / Dean Chan --
We are but we are many : representations of Chinese-Australian heritage / Tseen Khoo --
Diaspora and identity : a comparative study of Brian Castro and Kazuo Ishiguro / Yatsue Armitisu --
Beyond critical orthodoxy: theorising multicultural literatures in Australia Sonia Mycak --
Plastic Indians and Aboriginies: mobilising aboriginal identity in a global age / John Eustace --
Widowed mother in Bobo magazine: the representation of women in Indonesian Children's literature / Suzie Handajani --
A lecture after the event / John Romeril --
Reconfiguring a necessary entrapment : a tale of two grandmothers --
God, the devil, and me: a memoir / Alf Taylor.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Haskell, Megan McKinlay and Pamina Rich.

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"In this volume, writers and scholars from the region examine subjects ranging from the Japanese 'evil' of the Second World War to the appropriation of indigenous cultures and the ethics of biographical writing. Although diverse, the essays share an interest in the conflicts between relativism and fundamentalism, between uncertainty and sureness, that are so much with us in this fast developing region of the world."--BOOK JACKET.

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