The Resource "My own eyes witness" : Australian Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Elizabeth Watson

"My own eyes witness" : Australian Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Elizabeth Watson

Label
"My own eyes witness" : Australian Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives
Title
"My own eyes witness"
Title remainder
Australian Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives
Statement of responsibility
Christine Elizabeth Watson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines Aboriginal women writers' autobiographical narratives from the early 1900s to the present day; discusses the use of the autobiography genre to present alternate histories and shared cultural memories, highlighting the changes in these narratives over time; Aboriginal political movements; social environment; Appendix A includes a publishing timeline for Aboriginal men's and women's autobiographies/biographies
Cataloging source
QU
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Queensland, 2001.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
theses
Label
"My own eyes witness" : Australian Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Elizabeth Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"March 2001"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Ethnography, autobiography and Aboriginal women : Sweetness of the fig, Daughters of the Dreaming and Fighters and Singers -- Disturbing times - Aboriginal political activisim in the 1960s and 1970s -- Doing the work of cultural memory : Oodgeroo's Stradbroke Dreamtine, Margaret Tucker's If everyone cared, Colleen Shirley Smith's MumShirl -- "Mine own eyes witness" - authorship, editing, and authenticity in the production of Elsie Roughsey's "An Aboriginal mother tells of the old and the new" -- "Believe me" - Aboriginal autobiography as a dialogic genre: The Bicentenary and "My place", Rosalie Fraser's Shadow child: a memoir of the stolen generation
Control code
000023798221
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR03/199
Label
"My own eyes witness" : Australian Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Elizabeth Watson
Publication
Note
"March 2001"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Ethnography, autobiography and Aboriginal women : Sweetness of the fig, Daughters of the Dreaming and Fighters and Singers -- Disturbing times - Aboriginal political activisim in the 1960s and 1970s -- Doing the work of cultural memory : Oodgeroo's Stradbroke Dreamtine, Margaret Tucker's If everyone cared, Colleen Shirley Smith's MumShirl -- "Mine own eyes witness" - authorship, editing, and authenticity in the production of Elsie Roughsey's "An Aboriginal mother tells of the old and the new" -- "Believe me" - Aboriginal autobiography as a dialogic genre: The Bicentenary and "My place", Rosalie Fraser's Shadow child: a memoir of the stolen generation
Control code
000023798221
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR03/199

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