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The Resource Writing never arrives naked : early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia, Penny van Toorn

Writing never arrives naked : early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia, Penny van Toorn

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Writing never arrives naked : early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia
Title
Writing never arrives naked
Title remainder
early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia
Statement of responsibility
Penny van Toorn
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of the interaction of Aboriginal culture with the cultures of reading and writing from 1788; contexts of early Aboriginal literacy - European and Aboriginal collaborations, traditional contexts and missions and reserves; theories of the impact of literacy on oral cultures; teaching literacy - removal of children for the purposes (Parramatta Native Institution, Wellington Valley mission) - Aboriginal understandings of the process - Biraban and Threlkeld; Bennalong's letter to Lord Sydney's steward; Aboriginal performance of writing - Wiradjuri clubs, Charlie Flannigan's drawings, John Batman's treaty; the Bible in Tasmania - Wybalenna (Flinders Island) - writings of Walter George Arthur and Thomas Brune; corporation of writing into ritual; ventriloquism; the Coranderrk petitions and traditional protocols of communication - William Barak, Thomas Dunolly, Robert Wandin, Thomas Baumfield; Lake Condah Mission transcripts - James Scott, Maggie Mobourne; theory of colonisation - cohesion and hegemony models; Aboriginal women's writing - Ellen, Mary Anne Arthur [Cochrane], Bessie Flower Cameron, Betsy Bamfield, Annie McDonald [Rich], Caroline Morgan, Kitty Brangy, Rebecca Maltilina, Lena Austin, Margaret Green, Edith Taylor; Aboriginal perception and use of books and writing
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
A820.989/915
Illustrations
facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Writing never arrives naked : early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia, Penny van Toorn
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 231-256
Contents
Encountering the alphabet -- Sky gods and stolen children -- Bennelong's letter -- Borderlands of Aboriginal writing -- Textual battlegrounds in Van Diemen's Land -- Literacy, land and power: the Corranderrk petitions -- Hidden transcripts at Lake Condah Mission Station -- Early writings by Aboriginal women -- A book by any other name...?
Control code
000040207879
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 270 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780855755447
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims.
Label
Writing never arrives naked : early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia, Penny van Toorn
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 231-256
Contents
Encountering the alphabet -- Sky gods and stolen children -- Bennelong's letter -- Borderlands of Aboriginal writing -- Textual battlegrounds in Van Diemen's Land -- Literacy, land and power: the Corranderrk petitions -- Hidden transcripts at Lake Condah Mission Station -- Early writings by Aboriginal women -- A book by any other name...?
Control code
000040207879
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 270 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780855755447
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims.

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