Myth speak: politics and cultural symbolism in contemporary Australia

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Musgrove, Brian. 2006. "Myth speak: politics and cultural symbolism in contemporary Australia." Politics and Culture.
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Myth speak: politics and cultural symbolism in contemporary Australia

ERA Journal ID35761
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AuthorMusgrove, Brian
Journal TitlePolitics and Culture
Year2006
Place of PublicationBoulder, CO. United States
ISSN1558-6960
Web Address (URL)http://aspen.conncoll.edu/politicsandculture/page.cfm?key=521
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.

KeywordsAustralian politics; political myth; mass media
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440801. Australian government and politics
470502. Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
470203. Consumption and everyday life
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Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Humanities and International Studies
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