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Review of Skin Deep: Settler Impressions of Aboriginal Women by Liz Conor.

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Rolls, Mitchell 2016 , 'Review of Skin Deep: Settler Impressions of Aboriginal Women by Liz Conor.' , Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, vol. 16, no. 2 , pp. 1-3 .

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Abstract

Conor’s Skin Deep offers to critique the textual descriptions and imagery of Aboriginal women found in the colonial archives, and in particular those descriptions and images that were circulated widely through the increasingly industrialised print media. Conor states that the central argument of her book is that ‘colonial racism and gender relations hinge in particular ways and depended on the facility of print to reiterate and thereby entrench meaning as truth

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Rolls, Mitchell
Keywords: Settler Colonialism; Aboriginal Women
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Publisher: Association for the Study of Australian Literature
ISSN: 1833-6027
Copyright Holders: Association for the Study of Australian Literature
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