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Tracking our country in settler literature

Leane, Jeanine


This is a narrative paper that tracks a story of Aboriginal representation and the concept of nation across the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries through some important Australian texts. I read this assemblage of settler literature through the cultural metaphor of tracking, because tracking is as much about anticipation as it is following. Tracking is about reading: reading land and people before and after whitefellas. It is about entering into the consciousness of the person or people...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 14.3 (2014): 1-17


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