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Sexuality and Australian Identities

McGrath, Ann


Stories of nation and national types grew from, reacted to and existed in opposition to Australia's lived sexual history. In their search for a singular, historically based identity, the legend-makers hunted archetypes which appealed to them as white men, and which reinforced hegemonic national ideals. But it was not just a convenient blindness which made sexuality, gender and race their most obvious omissions. Rather, these were the troublesome instruments which split the nation into...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Book chapter


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