y I, the Aboriginal single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1962 1962
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Notes

  • Written from interviews with Waipuldanya or Wadjiri-Wadjiri (Phillip Roberts).
  • Made into a film for TV by Cecil Holmes, and shown on the ABC.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1962 .
      Extent: 240p.
      Description: illus., map, ports.
      Reprinted: 1971
      ISBN: 0851792219
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Cassell , 1963 .
      Extent: 240p.
    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1966 .
      Extent: 1 vol.p.
      Edition info: School edition.
    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1980 .
      Extent: 200p.
      Description: illus. (part col.), maps (on lining papers)
      Note/s:
      • Illustrated by Ainslie Roberts.
      ISBN: 0727013653
    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1984 .
      Extent: 1 vol.p.
      ISBN: 0727020285
    • Belair, Mitcham area, Adelaide - South / South East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Art Australia , 1992 .
      Extent: 240 p., [17] p. of platesp.
      ISBN: 1875168060
  • Appears in:
    y I, the Aboriginal; Moon and Rainbow Douglas Lockwood , Dick Roughsey , Sydney : Seal Books , 1995 Z1436315 1995 selected work biography autobiography Sydney : Seal Books , 1995
Alternative title: Tabu : ein Tatsachenbericht
Language: German

Works about this Work

Postcolonial 'Testimonio' : Reading Aboriginal Narratives Pramod K. Nayar , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 173-181)
Spitting the Dummy : Collaborative Life Writing and Ventriloquism Michael Jacklin , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Literatures Review , April no. 43 2005; (p. 67-81)
This article sets out to 'trace the deployment of the metaphor of ventriloquism in collaborative life writing, highlight the frequency with which it is utilised, and to suggest that its application in critical reading may have outrun its usefulness' (p69). It engages with life writing theorists including G. Thomas Couser and Paul John Eakin, and includes comment on Tim Rowse's reading of the Australian Aboriginal life writing text, I, the Aboriginal.
Spitting the Dummy : Collaborative Life Writing and Ventriloquism Michael Jacklin , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Literatures Review , April no. 43 2005; (p. 67-81)
This article sets out to 'trace the deployment of the metaphor of ventriloquism in collaborative life writing, highlight the frequency with which it is utilised, and to suggest that its application in critical reading may have outrun its usefulness' (p69). It engages with life writing theorists including G. Thomas Couser and Paul John Eakin, and includes comment on Tim Rowse's reading of the Australian Aboriginal life writing text, I, the Aboriginal.
Postcolonial 'Testimonio' : Reading Aboriginal Narratives Pramod K. Nayar , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 173-181)
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