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Wanderings in India: Australian Perceptions


We gratefully acknowledge the support of Professor Marika Vicziany, Monash University, for her interest in this edition. We would also like to thank all our contributors for their insightful, critical, creative pieces and patience. And a very special thanks to Sue Hosking and Reema Sarwal for their support and advice.

We are grateful to Nathan Hollier, Sarah Cannon, Kathryn Hatch, Les Thomas and other members of Monash University Publishing team in helping to bring out this volume.

Some of the pieces in this collection have been published previously and are revised here to update them. The editors and publisher of this collection are grateful to the following authors for permission to reprint their articles:

Alison Bartlett 2010, ‘Critics, crucibles, and a literary career: Inez Baranay and her Indian novel, Neem dreams’, in Mycak, Sonia and Amit Sarwal (eds), Australian made: a multicultural reader, Sydney University Press, Sydney. (First published in Antipodes December 2007.)

Bernard Whimpress 2005, ‘Road to Bangalore’, Baggy Green 7(2).

Bruce Bennett 2005, ‘India through Australian Eyes, 1850–1950’, in Kenneally, Michael et al (eds), From ‘English literature’ to ‘literatures in English’: international perspectives – festschrift in honour of Wolfgang Zach, Winter House, Heidelberg

David Walker 1999, ‘The antique Orient’, in Anxious nation: Australia and the rise of Asia, 1850–1939, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia.

Inez Baranay 2008, ‘Larry in Pondicherry’, in With the Tiger, HarperCollins India, New Delhi.

Linda Neil 2008, ‘Bahut Achhaa in Bharatpur’, M/C Reviews 25 May,; also Extempore 5 (November 2010).

Margaret Allen 2000, ‘“White already to harvest”: South Australian women missionaries in India’ in Reconstructing femininities: colonial intersections of gender, race, religion and class, special issue of Feminist Review 65.

Sophie Cunningham 2004, ‘Mad in India’, AustralAsian, special issue of Meanjin 63(2).

Susan Cowan 2006, ‘Glimpses of India: a military dekko’, in Sarangi, Jaydeep and Binod Mishra (eds), Explorations in Australian literature, Sarup & Sons, New Delhi.

– Rick Hosking and Amit Sarwal

Wanderings in India: Australian Perceptions

   by Rick Hosking and Amit Sarwal