Ordering Chaos: Nature and Identity Formation

Richard Rossiter

Abstract


The paper argues that significant shifts in the way nature is represented as 'Other' or 'Not-Other' signal profound differences in identity formation, with particular reference to E. W. Landor's The Bushman; or Life in a New Country, Ethel Hassell's My Dusky Friends Seaforth Mackenzie's The Young Desire It, Peter Cowan's The Colour of the Sky, Kim Scott's True country and Tim Winton's Cloudstreet .

Keywords


E.W. Landor; Ethel Hassell; Seaforth Mackenzie; Peter Cowan; Kim Scott; Tim Winton; nature

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