The Resource Jack Davis : playwright and poet, Jack Davis

Jack Davis : playwright and poet, Jack Davis

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Jack Davis : playwright and poet
Title
Jack Davis
Title remainder
playwright and poet
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Jack Davis
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Language
eng
Summary
Biographical information; Davis talks about early life, including childhood at Yarloop and early working life; meeting discrimination and a different set of laws for Aboriginal people after left Yarloop; fighting discriminatory laws; writing poetry and plays; discusses Aboriginal writing and art and argues for support for it; argues Aboriginal writers can write about European situations and non Indigenous people can write about Aboriginal situations but non Indigenous critics do not understand Aboriginal works; argues people are looking for change and aspects of Aboriginal culture makes sense to them, for example attitudes to the environment; poem, 'Retrospect'
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1917-2000
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Davis, Jack
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Literary form
non fiction
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Jack Davis : playwright and poet, Jack Davis
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Jack Davis : playwright and poet, Jack Davis
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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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