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Title: Uncle Sea Bird rides again?
Post by Kevin Cryan on Today at 22:20
This is an excerpt from Fernando’s Desk (http://fernandogros.com/?p=911), a blog maintaind by Fernando Gros (http://fernandogros.com/?page_id=342)
Clive James – Cultural Amnesia (http://www.amazon.com/Cultural-Amnesia-Necessary-Memories-History/dp/0393061167?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1178601834&sr=1-1) It wasn’t till I moved to London and started reflecting upon the ex-pat experience that I really appreciated the impact James’ writing had on me in my formative years as I tried to understand Australia and develop a critical appreciation of the country. Although the views of Robert Hughes and to a lesser extent Germaine Greer (both from the same generation of the Australian Diaspora as James), I still appreciate the tone and intellectual playfulness of James’ work. This new book looks it will either be a magnum opus or a tour-de force......

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