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Author Woollacott, Angela, 1955- author

Title Race and the modern exotic : three 'Australian' women on global display / Angela Woollacott
Published Clayton, Vic. : Monash University Publishing, © 2011
Clayton, Victoria : Monash University Publishing, [2011]
©2011

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Description xxvi, 154 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Annette Kellerman: mermaids and South Sea Islanders -- 2. Rose Quong: appropriating orientalism -- 3. Merle Oberon: nationalism and negotiating the exotic
Summary Race and the Modern Exotic focuses on three internationally successful 'Australian' performers from the first half of the 20th century who created newly-modern, racially-ambiguous, Australian femininities: Annette Kellerman, Rose Quong, and Merle Oberon
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet
Subject Guang, Rusi.
Kellermann, Annette, 1886-1975.
Oberon, Merle, 1911-1979.
White Australia policy.
Women in popular culture -- Australia.
Women -- Australia -- Social conditions.
Australia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
LC no. 2011410877
ISBN 9781921867125 (paperback)
Other Titles Three 'Australian' women on global display
3 'Australian' women on global display