The Resource A poetics of failure is no bad thing : Stephen Muecke and Margaret Somerville's white writing ?, Fiona Probyn

A poetics of failure is no bad thing : Stephen Muecke and Margaret Somerville's white writing ?, Fiona Probyn

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A poetics of failure is no bad thing : Stephen Muecke and Margaret Somerville's white writing ?
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A poetics of failure is no bad thing
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Stephen Muecke and Margaret Somerville's white writing ?
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Fiona Probyn
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Focuses on metaphors in texts to 'define and display the transmission of authorial instability'; metaphors include weaving to suggest writing, in particular settler writing of Aboriginal stories, voices and speech; discusses the writing down by historians of a history that previously recorded in inscriptions, oral history, etc.; writing with Aboriginal voices; Aboriginal people preserving their knowledge; problem of non Aboriginal people and organisations still controlling written history and culture; ways of carrying the story required; views and writing of Muecke and Somerville discussed; association between weaving metaphor, interconnectivity of Aboriginal culture; women's business, colonising; Reconciliation; changing discursive patterns
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  • Muecke, Stephen
  • Somerville, Margaret
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