The brutal geographies of Yar Khan

Wendy Alexander

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    5 Downloads (Pure)


    This article attempts an experimental mode to ply the depths of a text’s relationship with its circumstances of production. Deploying an immersive praxis, the analysis aims to activate the autonomy of the short story ‘The Quest of Yar Khan’ through a rich engagement with its materiality, particularly its named geography. Revealing the text’s context in this way offers an opportunity to refresh the view of South Asia in peri-Federation Australia, a circumstance of which this short story is part.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)102-118
    Number of pages17
    JournalCultural Studies Review
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018


    Dive into the research topics of 'The brutal geographies of Yar Khan'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this