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"The Poetics of Ambivalence: A Postcolonial Reading of Kim Mahood's Craft for a Dry Lake"



Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Antipodes
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords Kim Mahood; Cry For A Dry Lake; poetics of ambivalence; postcolonial reading
Description This article analyzes a contemporary Australian memoir and travelogue, Kim Mahood's Cry For A Dry Lake (2000), as a postcolonial text which, through employing the poetics of ambivalence, both subsribes to and transgresses the tradition of Australian narratives of representing the Outback.
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