This innovative work is about patterns of shame in a range of important Australian autobiographies published between 1960 and 1995. It sets out to show that shame is central to contemporary Australian identity. The author contends that shame is currently at the centre of Australian political debate and self-understanding.
- Paperback | 302 pages
- 134.6 x 213.4 x 20.3mm | 385.56g
- 01 Nov 1999
- Melbourne University Press
- Carlton, Australia