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The Resource Black words, white page : Aboriginal literature 1929-1988, Adam Shoemaker

Black words, white page : Aboriginal literature 1929-1988, Adam Shoemaker

Label
Black words, white page : Aboriginal literature 1929-1988
Title
Black words, white page
Title remainder
Aboriginal literature 1929-1988
Statement of responsibility
Adam Shoemaker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Preface to 2004 edition states that there has been a cultural revolution in the past fifteen years and that this edition is not an attempt to update what has happened in this time; the achievements of Indigenous women in this new cultural space are significant; reviews Aboriginal writing in English to 1988; themes of identity, political action, sex, violence and history, particularly from 1963 onwards; extensive bibliography; includes non-Indigenous writers of works with Indigenous themes; reproduces the words and works of more than 30 Indigenous Australian authors and spokespeople, from Gerry Bostock and Charles Perkins to Maureen Watson and Leila Rankine
Cataloging source
ANL
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1957-
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Shoemaker, Adam
Dewey number
A820.989915
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Davis, Jack
  • Perkins, Charles
  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal
  • Gilbert, Kevin
  • Mudrooroo
  • Unaipon, David
  • Idriess, Ion L.
  • Prichard, Katharine Susannah
  • Herbert, Xavier
  • White, Patrick
  • Wright, Judith
  • Australian literature
  • Aboriginal Australian authors
  • Australian literature
Label
Black words, white page : Aboriginal literature 1929-1988, Adam Shoemaker
Link
http://epress.anu.edu.au/bwwp/mobile_devices/index.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Contents: Introduction: Australia's Fourth World literature -- From Depression to War -- Popular perceptions of an unpopular people, 1929-1945 -- World War II and the Assimilation era : a self-destructive doctrine -- The literary perception, 1945-1961 -- Progress and frustrated expectations: the era since 1961 -- Views of Australian history in Aboriginal literature -- Sex and violence in the Black Australian novel -- The poetry of politics: Australian Aboriginal verse -- Aboriginality and Black Australian drama -- Conclusion: Black words on white pages
Control code
000025286229
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xiv, 312 p.
Isbn
9780975122952
Label
Black words, white page : Aboriginal literature 1929-1988, Adam Shoemaker
Link
http://epress.anu.edu.au/bwwp/mobile_devices/index.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Contents: Introduction: Australia's Fourth World literature -- From Depression to War -- Popular perceptions of an unpopular people, 1929-1945 -- World War II and the Assimilation era : a self-destructive doctrine -- The literary perception, 1945-1961 -- Progress and frustrated expectations: the era since 1961 -- Views of Australian history in Aboriginal literature -- Sex and violence in the Black Australian novel -- The poetry of politics: Australian Aboriginal verse -- Aboriginality and Black Australian drama -- Conclusion: Black words on white pages
Control code
000025286229
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xiv, 312 p.
Isbn
9780975122952

Library Locations

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