Chinese in Australian Fiction, 1888-1988


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The first Chinese in Australia are said to have arrived as early as 1818, and since then, many more have made Australia their homeland--the current Chinese population is over half a million. It is therefore not surprising that the Chinese are featured in many Australian literary works. This book examines the representation of the Chinese in Australian fiction from 1888 to 1988, with an Author Commentary at the end that provides a brief update on the subsequent fictional representations of the Chinese. It begins with an ...

Chinese in Australian Fiction, 1888-1988 2008, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781604975161