Practices of Proximity

Practices of Proximity

The Appropriation of English in Australian Indigenous Literature

eBook - 2010
Rate this:
Practices of Proximity investigates the appropriation of the English language taking place in the Australian literary contact zone between an official 'white' Australia-the apparent owners of both the land and the English language-and Australian Indigenous peoples. Rescuing the debate from seemingly peripheral locations-the 'empty' Great Sandy Desert, or the abject urban margin-it insists on the complex, ultimately open-ended and multilateral ownership of the English language by all who inhab ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010
ISBN: 9781443821667
Characteristics: 1 online resource (206 pages)


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings


Find it at SPL

To Top