Maureen Clark holds a BA (Hons first class) and a PhD from the University of Wollongong, where she is an Honorary Research Fellow and Associate in the School of the Arts, English and Media. Maureen’s research interest is identity and cultural transformations in a postcolonial world, with a particular focus on the effects of acculturation and marginalisation in the (re)fashioning of the self. She is the author of Mudrooroo: A Likely Story (2007) and has published numerous chapters in essay collections as well as articles in peer reviewed journals. She is presently researching and writing the biography of Australian author and playwright Betty Roland.
University of Wollongong
Thomas Keneally’s The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1972) and Rohan Wilson’s The Roving Party (2011) resonate with the violence of the colonising process. The books…
Clare Archer-Lean's contemplative, border-crossing study draws on a range of theoretical sources—postcolonial and postmodern in particular—to undertake a comparative analysis of the fiction of native…