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Rabbit syndrome : Australia and America

Author: Don Watson
Publisher: Melbourne, VIC : Black Inc., 2001.
Series: Australian quarterly essay, QE 4 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Don Watson takes an analytical look at the ways in which the Australian imagination has always been dominated by America. Why are they so much better than we are? Even when it comes to producing books like the Updike "Rabbit" sequence that tell us what we are like? Why are they also a land of executioners who have nevertheless created the least bad empire the world has seen? Can we really expect to be deputies to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Watson
ISBN: 1863951156 9781863951159
OCLC Number: 49686660
Awards: Winner of Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate 2002
Description: ix, 89 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Includes: The opportunist (correspondence).
Series Title: Australian quarterly essay, QE 4 2001.
Other Titles: QE4
Responsibility: Don Watson.

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Presents a timely and thought-provoking essay on our relationship with America. In light of the recent tragedy in New York, this trend is receiving a certain focus and the cosy nature of our  Read more...

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