y The Track to Bralgu selected work   short story   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1977 1977
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'A collection of stories based on traditional Aboriginal stories belonging to the Yolngu people of Arnhem Land, NT, Australia.' (Source: goodreads website)

Notes

  • Epigraph: Wherever the white man trod, death pursued the Aborigines. - Charles Darwin
  • First published in French as 'Le Chemin du Bralgu' in the French literary review, Les Temps Modernes, April 1977.

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Jonathan Cape , 1978 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Mogwoi, the Trickster, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 1-9)
Jambawal, the Thunder Man, B. Wongar , 1975 single work short story (p. 10-18)
Willy-Willy Man, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 19-24)
Poor Fellow Dingo, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 25-33)
The Miringu, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 34-41)
Buwad, the Fly, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 51-57)
Girigiri, the Trap, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 58-67)
Goarang, the Anteater, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 68-77)
Balanda Mob, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 78-88)
Maramara, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 89-101)
Mogo, the Crocodile Man, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 102-109)
* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Mogwoi, the Trickster, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 3-22)
Willy-Willy Man, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 23-28)
Poor Fellow Dingo, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 29-37)
The Miringu, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 38-46)
The Tracker, B. Wongar , 1977-1992 single work short story (p. 47-55)
Buwad, the Fly, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 56-63)
Girigiri, the Trap, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 64-74)
Goarang, the Anteater, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 75-85)
Balanda Mob, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 86-97)
Maramara, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 98-110)
Mogo, the Crocodile Man, B. Wongar , 1977-1978 single work short story (p. 111-118)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Le Chemin du Bralgu
Language: French
Notes:
Contains the following stories : 'Mogwoi le Decepteur', 'L'Homme au Willy-Willy', 'Mon Pauvre Vieux Dingo', 'Le Traqueur', and 'Buwad la Mouche'.
  • Appears in:
    y Les Temps Modernes vol. 32 no. 369 April 1977 Z1479841 1977 periodical issue 1977 pg. 1606-1635
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Foreword by Alan Paton.
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Includes glossary.
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      Little, Brown , 1978 .
      Extent: ix, 120p.p.
      Description: illus.
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      • Published simultaneously in Canada by Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited
      ISBN: 0316951587
      • Publisher: Pan
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      Pan , 1980 .
      Extent: 92p.
      ISBN: 0330259199

Works about this Work

Lyric and Betrayal : Aboriginal Narratizing Sue Hosking , single work review
— Review of The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story ; Marngit : A Novel B. Wongar 1992 single work novel ; Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi 1992 selected work poetry prose extract
Woman, Echidna, Man, Dingo : Bio-Political Subjectivity and Ethics in the Fiction of B. Wongar Patrick Condliffe , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 73 no. 2 2013; (p. 183-194)
The Absent Aborigine Maggie Nolan , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 12 no. 1 1998; (p. 7-13)
Untitled John Bryson , 1995 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 August 1995; (p. 20)
White on Black Justin D'Ath , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 154 1993; (p. 35-39)
The Mystery of the Best-Seller Patricia Rolfe , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 April vol. 114 no. 5816 1992; (p. 109)
Untitled B. Wongar , 1992 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 140 1992; (p. 72)
Wongar Still Poses Some Problems John Hanrahan , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Marngit : A Novel B. Wongar 1992 single work novel ; The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story
Untitled Charles Soloman , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Los Angeles Times Book Review , 27 June 1992; (p. 9)

— Review of The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story
Wongar's Metamorphoses: `The Track to Bralgu' Livio Dobrez , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aspects of Australian Fiction : Essays Presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English, The University of Adelaide 1990; (p. 161-172)
The Commonwealth Comeback Peter Quartermaine , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times (Higher Education Supplement) , 12 February 1982; (p. 11)
Does Wongar Matter? Paul Sharrad , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 4 no. 1 1982; (p. 37-50)
Solved: The Great B. Wongar Mystery Robert Drewe , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Literary Supplement) , 21 April 1981; (p. 2-5)
The End of the Outback Robert Brain , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Times Literary Supplement , 13 October 1978; (p. 1142)

— Review of The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story
Lyric and Betrayal : Aboriginal Narratizing Sue Hosking , single work review
— Review of The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story ; Marngit : A Novel B. Wongar 1992 single work novel ; Real Deadly Ruby Langford Ginibi 1992 selected work poetry prose extract
The End of the Outback Robert Brain , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Times Literary Supplement , 13 October 1978; (p. 1142)

— Review of The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story
Wongar Still Poses Some Problems John Hanrahan , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Marngit : A Novel B. Wongar 1992 single work novel ; The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story
Untitled Charles Soloman , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Los Angeles Times Book Review , 27 June 1992; (p. 9)

— Review of The Track to Bralgu B. Wongar 1977 selected work short story
Untitled John Bryson , 1995 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 August 1995; (p. 20)
Wongar's Metamorphoses: `The Track to Bralgu' Livio Dobrez , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aspects of Australian Fiction : Essays Presented to John Colmer, Professor Emeritus of English, The University of Adelaide 1990; (p. 161-172)
The Commonwealth Comeback Peter Quartermaine , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Times (Higher Education Supplement) , 12 February 1982; (p. 11)
The Mystery of the Best-Seller Patricia Rolfe , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 April vol. 114 no. 5816 1992; (p. 109)
White on Black Justin D'Ath , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 154 1993; (p. 35-39)
Untitled B. Wongar , 1992 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 140 1992; (p. 72)
Solved: The Great B. Wongar Mystery Robert Drewe , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Literary Supplement) , 21 April 1981; (p. 2-5)
The Absent Aborigine Maggie Nolan , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 12 no. 1 1998; (p. 7-13)
Does Wongar Matter? Paul Sharrad , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 4 no. 1 1982; (p. 37-50)
Woman, Echidna, Man, Dingo : Bio-Political Subjectivity and Ethics in the Fiction of B. Wongar Patrick Condliffe , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 73 no. 2 2013; (p. 183-194)
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