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Sylvia Lawson: Demanding the Impossible

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May 2012, no. 341

Sylvia Lawson: Demanding the Impossible

Reviewed by
May 2012, no. 341

Judith Armstrong

 

Demanding the Impossible: Seven Essays on Resistance
by Sylvia Lawson
Melbourne University Publishing, $32.99 pb, 192 pp, 9780522854855

 

Sylvia Lawson is an award-winning and highly respected essayist and film critic. Her subject matter, though generally Australian, is also concerned with our nearer neighbours and with the culture and politics of the world beyond. The theme of this new collection is resistance to oppression in seven parts of the world.

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