Uncanny Australia

Uncanny Australia : Sacredness and Identity in a Postcolonial Nation

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A challenging and thought-provoking work that offers a new way of understanding how the sacred haunts the modern through the effect of the uncanny. Gelder and Jacobs show how Aboriginal claims for sacredness radiate out to affect the fortunes and misfortunes of the modern nation.show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 146.05 x 222.25 x 12.7mm | 294.84g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 522nd
  • 2 maps
  • 0522848168
  • 9780522848168

About Ken Gelder

Ken Gelder teaches English and Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne. His previous books include Atomic Fiction- The Novels of David Ireland (1993) and Reading the Vampire (1994). Jane M. Jacobs teaches Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of Edge of Empire- Postcolonialism and the City (1996).show more

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