Whiteness and The Australian Fiancé: Framing the Ornamental Text in Australia

November 2001
Hecate;2001, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p68
Academic Journal
Examines the ornamental text in Australian literature. Focus on multiculturalism and white ethnicity; Focus on the migration from Southeast Asia to Australia; Information on the book 'The Australian Fianc&é;,' by Simone Lazaroo.


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