Squatter Reflections single work   criticism  
Issue Details: First known date: 1978-1989 1978-1989
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This chapter looks at representations of Aboriginal Australians constructed by squatters in the early colonial period. Healy identifies Rolf Boldrewood (aka Thomas Alexander Browne) as the principal chronicler of squatter reflections of Aboriginal Australians. Focus is also given to the works of Rosa Campbell Praed.

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    y Literature and the Aborigine in Australia 1770- 1975 J. J. Healy , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1978 Z383631 1978 single work criticism An historical overview of the literary representations of Australian Aboriginals by white writers from first contact till the mid-1970s. The author looks at poetry and prose in historical sequence. The subject of the work deals with the efforts of white Australian writers to come to grips with Aboriginal Australians. The author argues that the interest in Australian Aboriginals as literary subjects is touched by an interest in themselves, in Australia itself as a land, and as a social-political structure. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 pg. 49-75
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