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y Holocaust Island selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1990 1990
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Abstract

'Graeme Dixon's ballads speak out on contemporary and controversial issues, from Black deaths in custody to the struggles of single mothers. Contrasted with these are poems of spirited humour and sharp satire. In Holocaust Island a powerful new voice emerges from a history of displacement.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Prison i"Prison" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Black Death i"For forty thousand years, our ancestors" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 5)
Regrets i"I started stealing cars" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 6-8)
Escape! i"Spiteful rifle spits" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 9)
Yigga's Run i"Bugger this for a joke coord!" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 10-17)
Battle Heroes i"You bucked an evil system" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Darryl i"Though the town's forgotten" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Genocide i"Two hundred years" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 22)
Prison Spirit i"Gazed into holes" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 23)
Doomed Prophecy i"Tall warrior standing erect" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 27)
Re-Enactment i"They sailed around the world" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 28)
W.A.S.P. : S.W.A.T. i"Barnstorming striking troopers" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Six Feet of Land Rights i"If we never succeed in reclaiming our country" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 31)
Holocaust Island i"Nestled in the Indian Ocean" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 32)
When (In Retrospect) i"When the colour of a person's skin" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 33)
Home i"Where do you come from?" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 34)
Asian Invasion i"They tried" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 35-37)
Pension Day i"The natives are restless" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Single Mum i"She awakens every other morn" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 40-42)
Where? i"Where have they gone" , Graeme Dixon , 1990 single work poetry (p. 43)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Urban and Other Aboriginal Writing John Muk Muk Burke , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Ulitarra , no. 11 1997; (p. 110-113)

— Review of Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry ; Broken Dreams Bill Dodd 1992 selected work life story poetry
Poetry Comes in Many Shapes... Robert Darling , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 6 no. 2 1992; (p. 154-156)

— Review of God in the Afternoon : selected poetry and fiction of Griffith Watkins Griffith Wynne Watkins 1990 selected work poetry short story ; Twenty-Five Poems Michael Dugan 1991 selected work poetry ; Sleep Tight Baby Karl Karlsen 1991 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Jennifer Rankin 1990 selected work poetry drama ; Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry ; The Empire of Grass : Twenty-Eight Poems: 1983-1989 Gary Catalano 1991 selected work poetry ; Principia Gondwana Alan Alexander 1992 selected work poetry ; Eschatologies John Kinsella 1991 selected work poetry
About Books : Aboriginal Literary Voices Rod Moran , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , November vol. 2 no. 2 1991; (p. 8-10)
History Repeats - and Repeats Reba Gostand , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 10 no. 1 1991; (p. 69)

— Review of Cabin Fever Elizabeth Jolley 1990 single work novel ; The Country Without Music Nicholas Hasluck 1990 single work novel ; Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry
Options for the Dispossessed Heather Cam , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5 January 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry ; The Earthquake Lands Hal Colebatch 1990 selected work poetry
Poetry Comes in Many Shapes... Robert Darling , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 6 no. 2 1992; (p. 154-156)

— Review of God in the Afternoon : selected poetry and fiction of Griffith Watkins Griffith Wynne Watkins 1990 selected work poetry short story ; Twenty-Five Poems Michael Dugan 1991 selected work poetry ; Sleep Tight Baby Karl Karlsen 1991 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Jennifer Rankin 1990 selected work poetry drama ; Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry ; The Empire of Grass : Twenty-Eight Poems: 1983-1989 Gary Catalano 1991 selected work poetry ; Principia Gondwana Alan Alexander 1992 selected work poetry ; Eschatologies John Kinsella 1991 selected work poetry
A Hectic, Bountiful Decade for Aboriginal Literature David Headon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 October 1990; (p. B8)

— Review of Paperbark : A Collection of Black Australian Writings 1990 anthology poetry drama short story criticism prose autobiography biography ; Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry
History Repeats - and Repeats Reba Gostand , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 10 no. 1 1991; (p. 69)

— Review of Cabin Fever Elizabeth Jolley 1990 single work novel ; The Country Without Music Nicholas Hasluck 1990 single work novel ; Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry
Exploring a Black Identity Kevin Brophy , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 126 1990; (p. 12-13)

— Review of Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry
Options for the Dispossessed Heather Cam , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5 January 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon 1990 selected work poetry ; The Earthquake Lands Hal Colebatch 1990 selected work poetry
About Books : Aboriginal Literary Voices Rod Moran , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , November vol. 2 no. 2 1991; (p. 8-10)
Verse from the Inside Duncan Graham , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 1989; (p. 8)
They Give Your Cell to Someone Else Rod Moran , Graeme Dixon , 1989-1990 single work criticism biography interview
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 117 1989-1990; (p. 12-13)
Perth Man Wins Writers' Award 1989 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 September 1989; (p. 37)
Shelf Life [16 September 1989] Jane Sullivan , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 16 September 1989; (p. 9)
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