Whiteness and The Australian FiancÃ©: Framing the Ornamental Text in Australia
- A "Bay of Whispers": Seascape in Simone Lazaroo's The Australian FiancÃ©. MCFARLANE, ROSALIND NICOLE // Antipodes;Jun2015, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p163
A literary criticism of the book "The Australian FiancÃ©" by Simone Lazaroo is presented. It outlines the history of Australian literature and government policies following the World War II. It examines topics like racism and gender roles depicted in the novel. It examines white policies in...
- Reading Photographically: Translating Whiteness through the Eye of the Empire. // Hecate;2001, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p86
Examines two novels by Simone Lazaroo. 'The Australian Fianc&Ã©;'; 'The World Waiting to Be Made.'
- Remembering Forgetting: Love-stories by Nicholas Jose, Simone Lazaroo and Hsu-ming Teo. Jacobs, Lyn // Intersections;Oct2002, Issue 8, p1
The article considers distances between fiction, as a site of imaginative potential, and social imaginaries as dangerously misleading fictions. It informs that these tensions are evident in three novels portraying a Chinese/Australian experiential nexus: "The Red Thread," by Nicholas Jose; "The...
- The Exception that Proves the Rule? National Fear, Racial Loathing, Chinese Writing in "UnAustralia." Madsen, Deborah L. // Antipodes;Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p17
This essay explores the interplay between the cultural identities of Asian, Aboriginal, and European Australians in the poetry of Ouyang Yu, the novel "The Australian FiancÃ©" by Simone Lazaroo, and the novel "Behind the Moon" by Hsu-Ming Teo. The literary representation of the conflict...
- Worlds within. Boychuk, Rick // Canadian Geographic;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 121 Issue 1, p13
Comments on the cultural diversity in Canada. Countries where the immigrants originated; Impact of the number of immigrants on the cultural composition of Canada; Cultural gap between Canadian born citizens and immigrants.
- Toronto. Fick, Steven; Vincent, Mary // Canadian Geographic;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 121 Issue 1, p54
Focuses on multicultural diversity in Toronto, Ontario. Statistics on the number of immigrants that come to Toronto annually; Impact of immigrant population on the rental market and other services in the city; Contributions of immigrants to the cultural heritage of Toronto.
- Hard landing. Horsburgh, Susan // Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/2/1998, Issue 9, p40
Looks at multiculturalism and Australia in 1998. The effect of government cost-cutting measures on immigrants; The government's controversial decision that bars migrants from almost all welfare payments; The question of migrants being given misleading information about job prospects; The strict...
- Foreword: The Changing Face of Canada. Gaines, Jena; Hammerschmidt, Peter A. // Haitian Immigration;2003, p3
Throughout Canada's history, immigration has shaped and defined the very character of Canadian society. Canada has long been a haven to the world's dispossessed and disenfranchised-Dutch and German farmers cast out for their religious beliefs, black slaves fleeing the United States, and...
- HOW NOT TO THINK ABOUT IMMIGRATION. O'Sullivan, John // Quadrant Magazine;Oct2002, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p15
Argues that immigrants should adapt to the needs and values of the host nation rather than the reverse. Discussion on the Australian debate on refugee and immigration policy; Practical developments wherein the immigrant's dual loyalty is reflected; Reason for the democratic deficit in...