Asian Stereotypes in Recent Australian Plays


Discusses the treatment of Asian themes and the influence of Asian theatrical models in the work of Alex Buzo, John Romeril, Louis Nowra, Tony Strachan, and the New Zealander Vincent O'Sullivan, with particular emphasis on the representation of stereotypes and attempts to engage with Australian interpersonal and institutional racism.

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Published 1 May 1985 in Volume 12 No. 1. Subjects: Australian drama, Racial identity - Literary portrayal, Stereotypes.

Cite as: Fitzpatrick, Peter. ‘Asian Stereotypes in Recent Australian Plays.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, 1985, doi: 10.20314/als.843c2d7269.