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From colonial superstition to the hairyman : Aboriginality and the politics of race
journal contributionposted on 2010-01-01, 00:00 authored by Juliet O'Conor
This is an examination of the changing representation of Aboriginality with particular focus on the characterization of Indigenous protagonists, in three twentieth century Australian narratives from the legend genre. The colonial and assimilationist discourses which inform the earlier narratives are contrasted with a recent radical alternative.