Week 6, Out of the Center: Thoughts on the Post-Colonial Literatures of Australia and New Zealand, Ralph J. Crane (Castle)

November 5, 2007

I found this helpful in seeing how difficult it is to create an integrated identity in both New Zealand and Australia that incorporates the cultural-historical influences of the native and colonial people who have inhabited these nations. These countries are not traditionally get the attention that many other countries receive regarding the impact of colonialism on national identity and culture. Due to this, it was the article’s insights were fairly novel to me.    


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