- The Tidiest Revolution : Regulative Feminist Autobiography and the De-Facement of the Australian Women’s Movement
Discusses the representation of feminist activism in some contemporary women’s autobiographies, focussing on Susan Ryan’s Catching the Waves (1999), Wendy McCarthy’s Don’t Fence Me In (2000), and Anne Summer’s Ducks on the Pond (1999). The article concludes with a ficto-critical…1 May 2002
- Humanitarian Sex : Biopolitics, Ethics, and Aid Worker Memoir
‘Humanitarianism is sexy, or so they say. Unlike other forms of civic aid that go by less glamorous names, such as social work, the word ‘humanitarian’ carries with it a particular glow of grandeur. Because it deploys the language of…1 June 2011
- Review of Timepieces, by Drusilla Modjeska.
Drusilla Modjeska's latest book, Timepieces, is a collection of essays that covers a broad span of subjects, including memory, writing, place, family, friends, and other authors. What holds these disparate essays together is a sense of time. Not that…1 May 2004
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