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ItemAspects of Australian culture(Abel Tasman Press, Adelaide, 1982) Daalder, Joost (Editor) ; Fryar, Michele (Editor)This book is designed to give the general reader an indication of the variety and fascination of Australian culture as it exists today. In addition to examples of creative writing, the book contains a large number of authoritative but lively and readable essays on various aspects of Australian culture. This collection is notable not only for its scope but also for the quality of its contributions by 26 authors from all over Australia and beyond.
ItemEmbodying Affect: The Stolen Generations, the History Wars and PolesApart by Indigenous New Media Artist r e a(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (IEEE Publishing), 2010) Nicholls, Christine JudithIn her 2009 new media artwork PolesApart, Australian Aboriginal artist r e a, of the Gamilaraay people in northern New South Wales, explores issues relating to the Stolen Generations of Aboriginal children. Based on the personal experiences of her grandmother and great aunt as `stolen children', r e a amplifies the work's familial dimension by enacting the role of the protagonist fleeing from forced servitude. This paper looks at PolesApart in the broader context of the interrelated phenomena of the stolen generations and the so-called `history wars'.