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Published 1 October 1990 in Volume 14 No. 4.
Cite as: Tiffin, Helen. ‘Alrene Sykes.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 4, 1990. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.ad361ddd17.
Discusses the growing (and shifting) interest of Australian writers in Asian cultures, religions and philosophies and gives an overview of the representation of Asia in some recent Australian novels. Argues that earlier Australian novels “saw Asia simply as an exotic…