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Postcolonial Literature for Children

David Beagley

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Postcolonial Literature for Children

Postcolonial Literature for Children

David Beagley

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In this subject, students study current theoretical frameworks for interpreting colonial and postcolonial children's literature and considers a range of evaluative issues entailed in applying these frameworks to different postcolonial texts.

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Orientalism

Looking at the wider analysis of postcolonial literature, through the window of orientalism. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

50 MIN2011 NOV 1
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Orientalism

The Beat of the Drum

Postcolonialism isn't just based on skin colour or ethnicity - The Beat of the Drum tells about this process within an Irish context. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

55 MIN2011 OCT 28
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The Beat of the Drum

Pocahontas

Using the example of Pocahantas, how is the real world rewritten into something that treads the line between fact and fiction? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

46 MIN2011 OCT 18
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Pocahontas

Cowboys and Indians

The common themes and reality of the western genre. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

41 MIN2011 OCT 14
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Cowboys and Indians

Chinese Cinderella

How to read and interpret the literature of other cultures, using 'Chinese Cinderella' as an example. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

53 MIN2011 OCT 10
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Chinese Cinderella

Bias in Telling Stories

This lecture uses Gary Disher’s The Divine Wind to show how stories of an historical event can be biased in their telling, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

53 MIN2011 SEP 23
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Bias in Telling Stories

Multicultures, Identities and Others

The evolution of Australia's multiculturalism, and the representation of 'others'. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

50 MIN2011 SEP 19
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Multicultures, Identities and Others

Monocultures and Multicultures

Are we one, or are we many? How is one culture distinguished from another, even within the same country? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

51 MIN2011 SEP 13
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Monocultures and Multicultures

Considering and Comparing Cultures

How is one culture distinguished from another? What cultural markers are explored in literature? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

50 MIN2011 SEP 9
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Considering and Comparing Cultures

Postcolonial Voices – Either, Neither or Both?

Aboriginal voice or European voice? Does it matter? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

41 MIN2011 SEP 6
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Postcolonial Voices – Either, Neither or Both?

Latest Episodes

Orientalism

Looking at the wider analysis of postcolonial literature, through the window of orientalism. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

50 MIN2011 NOV 1
Comments
Orientalism

The Beat of the Drum

Postcolonialism isn't just based on skin colour or ethnicity - The Beat of the Drum tells about this process within an Irish context. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

55 MIN2011 OCT 28
Comments
The Beat of the Drum

Pocahontas

Using the example of Pocahantas, how is the real world rewritten into something that treads the line between fact and fiction? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

46 MIN2011 OCT 18
Comments
Pocahontas

Cowboys and Indians

The common themes and reality of the western genre. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

41 MIN2011 OCT 14
Comments
Cowboys and Indians

Chinese Cinderella

How to read and interpret the literature of other cultures, using 'Chinese Cinderella' as an example. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

53 MIN2011 OCT 10
Comments
Chinese Cinderella

Bias in Telling Stories

This lecture uses Gary Disher’s The Divine Wind to show how stories of an historical event can be biased in their telling, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

53 MIN2011 SEP 23
Comments
Bias in Telling Stories

Multicultures, Identities and Others

The evolution of Australia's multiculturalism, and the representation of 'others'. Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

50 MIN2011 SEP 19
Comments
Multicultures, Identities and Others

Monocultures and Multicultures

Are we one, or are we many? How is one culture distinguished from another, even within the same country? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

51 MIN2011 SEP 13
Comments
Monocultures and Multicultures

Considering and Comparing Cultures

How is one culture distinguished from another? What cultural markers are explored in literature? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

50 MIN2011 SEP 9
Comments
Considering and Comparing Cultures

Postcolonial Voices – Either, Neither or Both?

Aboriginal voice or European voice? Does it matter? Copyright 2011 David Beagley / La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

41 MIN2011 SEP 6
Comments
Postcolonial Voices – Either, Neither or Both?
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