Macquarie Pen Anthology Of Aboriginal Literature
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Macquarie Pen Anthology Of Aboriginal Literature

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Hardcover, 260 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Allen & Unwin Australia
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Lisa
A really useful book for anyone interested in the indigenous literature of Australia. There is an introduction which explores the development of indigenous writing since the early days of colonisation, tracks the phases of that development and culminates in the flowering of contemporary forms of poetry and prose.
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Lauredhel
Amazing 'in their own words' survey of English-language Aboriginal literature. The book includes excerpts and full works in a variety of formats including letters, poetry, prose, plays and song lyrics. It opens with a letter from Bennelong to Mr Philips in 1796, and closes with an excerpt from Swallow the Air (2006) by Tara June Winch.

An important work for anyone interested in Australian history, voices of protest, and activism politics. I also think this would be a great introduction to Austral...more
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Dr Anita Heiss is a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales and is one of Australia's most prolific and well-known authors of Indigenous literature.

Her published works include the historical novel Who Am I? The Diary of Mary Talence, Sydney 1937, the poetry collection Token Koori, satirical social commentary Sacred Cows, non-fiction text Dhuuluu-Yala (To Talk Straight) - Publishi...more
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