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'While it is tempting to conclude that [McComb's song] 'Jerdacuttup Man' is nothing more than an arresting allegory for McComb's own (self-imposed) exile in London ... [the song] is nevertheless imbued with an implicit understanding that evolutionary archaeology and attendant museological practices [were] developed within a prevailing discourse of colonialism ... [The song] resonates with contemporaneous indigenous struggles such as the campain to repatriate the head of Nyungar warrior Yagan - an 'artefact' ...' (177)

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    y Vagabond Holes : David McComb and the Triffids Chris Coughran (editor), Niall Lucy (editor), Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2009 Z1646071 2009 anthology autobiography biography column criticism essay interview poetry prose short story It is over 30 years since David McComb's haunting music and lyrics inspired a generation. This volume brings together family, friends and fans with a book of stories, poems and artworks about the Triffids. (Libraries Australia record) Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2009 pg. 175-180
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