The Asian Conspiracy: Deploying Voice/Deploying Story


‘This essay develops on the premise of imagining, which is the heart of story-making: imagine the physicality of story. Imagine the deployment strategies, the covert ‘translations’ of difference’ that facilitate the entry of the Other story through the gate.
And once inside, imagine how this Otherness is legitimised, packaged and consumed within the Australian nation.’ (p. 3)

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Published 1 October 2010 in Volume 25 No. 3. Subjects: Australian literature and writers, Creative imagination, Difference, Imaginings, Literary portrayal, Migrant literature & writers, Otherness.

Cite as: Bobis, Merlinda. ‘The Asian Conspiracy: Deploying Voice/Deploying Story.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 25, no. 3, 2010, doi: 10.20314/als.390973263e.