Myth speak: politics and cultural symbolism in contemporary Australia

Musgrove, Brian (2006) Myth speak: politics and cultural symbolism in contemporary Australia. Politics and Culture (3). ISSN 1558-6960

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Abstract

This article examines the revival of myth, iconography and symbolism in contemporary Australian political speech and public performance. It argues that the retailing of mythic stories has become a central feature of Australian political life.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright.
Depositing User: Dr Brian Musgrove
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - No Department
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:12
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2013 06:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian politics; political myth; mass media
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160601 Australian Government and Politics
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200502 Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200203 Consumption and Everyday Life
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2691

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