About Face: Asian-Australians at Home


An overview of recent poetry and prose of Asian-Australian writers as they perform an artistic ‘about-face’ to reflect on racialised depictions of minority ethnicities.

The full text of this essay is available to ALS subscribers

Please sign in to access this article and the rest of our archive.

Published 1 May 2002 in Volume 20 No. 3. Subjects: Asia, Asian Australians, Australian writers of foreign descent, Crosscultural relations, Cultural & national identity, Literary portrayal, Migrant literature & writers, Multiculturalism, Racial identity - Literary portrayal.

Cite as: Jacobs, Lyn. ‘About Face: Asian-Australians at Home.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 3, 2002, doi: 10.20314/als.a2fad0ed88.