Race and the Modern Exotic: Three ‘Australian’ Women on Global Display

Annette Kellerman, Rose Quong and Merle Oberon were internationally successful ‘Australian’ performers of the first half of the twentieth century. In Race and the Modern Exotic: Three ‘Australian’ Women on Global Display (Monash University Press), Angela Woollacott describes how these three women performers created newly modern, racially ambiguous Australian femininities. Around the world, ‘Australian’ stars Read more …