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Fear and loathing in the South China seas : the challenge of nationalism in Australia and Southeast Asia [draft]

McLaren, John (1997) Fear and loathing in the South China seas : the challenge of nationalism in Australia and Southeast Asia [draft]. UNSPECIFIED.

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Contains two draft versions of the Faculty of Arts valedictory lecture delivered by John David McLaren BA Hons BEd PhD Melb MA Monash (1932-) in 1997 at the Victoria University. In the lecture McLaren discusses the history of European and Asian settlement in Australia, characterised by harshness and disappointment from the viewpoint of Aborigines whose treatment has only been recognised recently. McLaren further discusses the Australian literary history and writing that reflects the Australian settlement, promises it fulfils and images of the Australian identity. Also included is the O.C.A Dinner Address on 19 September 1997 prepared by Rufus Black, Chaplain of Ormond College.

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The published copy of the lecture is available at http://vuir.vu.edu.au/17085/

Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian history, settlement, immigrants, literature, identity, nationalism, novels, poetry, MCLAREN-BOXB18-DOC2
Subjects: FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Collections > McLaren Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 03:47
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17352
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