"Three Dollars": Neo-liberalism, Virtue and Fortune in Recent Australian Fiction
|dc.title||"Three Dollars": Neo-liberalism, Virtue and Fortune in Recent Australian Fiction||en|
|dc.type||Communication / Conférence|
|dc.description.abstracten||This paper will discuss Elliot Perlman's novel Three Dollars, set in 1980s Australia when government reforms introduced neo-liberal policies into the economy of this nation whose nationalism had formerly proned protectionism. The novel is concerned with the shape that a market-minded society is giving to masculinity as the hero Eddie seeks to fulfill and/or dodge his uncle's materialist argument, " A man is, both to the world and his wife, the sum of his material effects, his house, his furniture, his car, his business..."||en|
|dc.subject.ddclabel||Culture et comportements||en|
|dc.relation.conftitle||International Symposium "Money and Literature/ Money in Literature"||en|
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