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Interview with Xu Daozhi on Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature

Interview with Xu Daozhi on Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children’s Literature

May 8, 2019

How are Indigenous people represented in Australian children's literature? Xu Daozhi joins Stephanie to discuss her book Indigenous Cultural Capital: Postcolonial Narratives in Australian Children's Literature, which explores this very subject.

Beloved and Controversial: The Works of Enid Blyton

Beloved and Controversial: The Works of Enid Blyton

February 6, 2019

Enid Blyton was a part of many childhoods, as the author of such classics as The Enchanted Forest, the Famous Five and the Naughtiest Girl in the School series. However, in recent years she's come under increasing scrutiny for the racism and sexism apparent in many of her stories. This week, Stephanie and Lee discuss school stories, food, women, and all things Blyton.