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Title: Recent Perceptions of Rural Australia in Italian and Italian Australian Narrative
Authors: Rando, Gaetano
Keywords: Italian migration
Rural Australia
Italian Australian writers
Issue Date: Nov-2008
Publisher: Department of Languages, Flinders University
Citation: Rando, G. 2008. Recent Perceptions of Rural Australia in Italian and Italian Australian Narrative. FULGOR, 3 (3), 72-81
Abstract: Italian settlement in rural and outback areas of Australia during the late 1800s and early 1900s has remained a largely unsung saga while most Italians migrating to Australia after 1947 ultimately settled in urban areas. Few narrative writers have written about non-urban Australia in substantially social realist terms. More recently, this trend had taken a post-modern perspective in a few Italian Australian and Italian writers who depict the Australian outback as providing a solution to the protagonists' life quest and promote a discourse on nature as a dynamic, positive and vital element that contrasts with man's static negativism.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/15090
ISSN: 1446-9219
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