The Rabbits 230 years on

Hollie Cheung

Abstract


The Rabbits, written by John Marsden and illustrated by Shaun Tan, is “a rich and haunting allegory for all ages, all cultures” (Marsden & Tan 1998). The 32-page picture book is a reference to Australia’s colonial past, exploring the history between British colonisers and Australia’s Indigenous population.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5130/nesais.v4i1.1520

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