Cynthia Vanden Driesen
Writing the Nation
Patrick White and the IndigeneDisponible
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|Edité par||Cynthia Vanden Driesen|
|Editeur||Rodopi - Brill|
|Distributeur||Association de Boccard|
The time for new approaches to White’s work is overdue. Central to the present study are Edward Said’s ideas about the role of the intellectual (and the writer) – of speaking “truth to power,” and also the importance of tracing the “affiliations” of a text and its embeddedness in the world. This approach is not incompatible with Jung’s theory of the ‘great’ artist and his capacity to answer the deep-seated psychic needs of his people. White’s work has contributed in many different ways to the...