A Story Told in a Whisper, or the Impossibility of Atonement

Autores

  • Sandra Regina Goulart Almeida UFMG

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2016v69n2p57

Palavras-chave:

Australian Literature, Decolonization, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Indigenous Peoples

Resumo

This article analyzes the novel Sorry by the Australian writer Gail Jones in light of contemporary theories on decolonialism and the coloniality of power. It discusses how the novel addresses major issues that are central to an understanding of the Australian past and its history of colonization, exploitation of indigenous peoples and gendered subjects.

Biografia do Autor

Sandra Regina Goulart Almeida, UFMG

Sandra Regina Goulart Almeida is a Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais. In addition, she is a researcher sponsored by CNPq and Fapemig. 

Publicado

2016-06-07

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