Future Tense: Dead Europe and Viral Anti-Semitism


The article examines the ways in which anti-Semitism functions in Tsiolkas's novel and whether it perpetuates or interrogates racism. ‘Discussions of Tsiolkas's motivations for writing the novel are central to this, as are studies of its narrative voice, character and plot development’ (434).

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Published 1 November 2008 in Volume 23 No. 4. Subjects: Anti-semitism, Critical reception, Narrative techniques, Narrative voice, Racism, Christos Tsiolkas.

Cite as: Padmore, Catherine. ‘Future Tense: Dead Europe and Viral Anti-Semitism.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, no. 4, 2008, doi: 10.20314/als.72d745d4e5.