“Quo vadis, Terra Australis?”: Don'o Kim's The Chinaman

  title={“Quo vadis, Terra Australis?”: Don'o Kim's The Chinaman},
  author={Kun Jong Lee},
  journal={Journal of Australian Studies},
  pages={461 - 476}
  • K. Lee
  • Published 2 October 2015
  • Political Science, Art
  • Journal of Australian Studies
Don'o Kim's The Chinaman is an Australian jeremiad lamenting the Australia still shadowed by the self-privileging White Australia policy and making a plea for a more pluralist society. A powerful narrative firmly rooted in the sociohistorical context of white-East Asian encounters in Australia, it recalls symbolic moments of interracial conflict such as the 1854 anti-Chinese race riots at Bendigo and the 1980 bombing of a Japanese resort project at Yeppoon. Kim also interrogates Anglo-Celtic… 



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