Book Chapter

Killing and Sentiment in the Colonial Australian Kangaroo Hunt Narrative

Ken Gelder, Rachael Weaver

Ecocritical Concerns and the Australian Continent | Lexington Books | Published : 2020


This chapter argues that the kangaroo hunt in colonial Australia – far from being a minor recreational event – in fact gives settler colonialism one of its most foundational and animating narratives.


Awarded by University of Melbourne