Practices of Proximity

Practices of Proximity

The Appropriation of English in Australian Indigenous Literature

eBook - 2010
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Practices of Proximity investigates the appropriation of the English language taking place in the Australian literary contact zone between an official 'white' Australia-the apparent owners of both the land and the English language-and Australian Indigenous peoples. Rescuing the debate from seemingly peripheral locations-the 'empty' Great Sandy Desert, or the abject urban margin-it insists on the complex, ultimately open-ended and multilateral ownership of the English language by all who inhab ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : 2010. Cambridge Scholars Pub.,
ISBN: 9781443821667
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (206 pages)


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