From: "Alice K. Turner"
Subject: Re: (urth) Re: 5HOC, David Duffy Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 03:28:54 -0400 I hoped for an Oz reply. Thanks for clarification--this is not something that I know much about. > It is the obvious link, given the "abo" terminology, which I think is > unique to Australian vernacular, but there is little material specific > to indigenous Australian traditions in "A Story". The Dreamtime ended > long before 1788, though it is a nice conceit to imagining stopping > with the introduction of European time. I think it is a nod to Bradbury, > not _The Exiles_ but a similar short. Don't remember if I've read the Bradbury. Can you tell us why it's not Australian? -alga --