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Ochre single work   poetry   "green and bright blue flits of colour"
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Ochre
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Ruby Moonlight Ruby Moonlight : A Novel of the Impact of Colonisation in Mid-North South Australia Around 1880 Ali Cobby Eckermann , Broome : Magabala Books , 2012 Z1861301 2012 single work novel (taught in 2 units)

    'A verse novel that centres around the impact of colonisation in mid-north South Australia around 1880. Ruby, refugee of a massacre, shelters in the woods where she befriends an Irishman trapper. The poems convey how fear of discovery is overcome by the need for human contact, which, in a tense unravelling of events, is forcibly challenged by an Aboriginal lawman. The natural world is richly observed and Ruby’s courtship is measured by the turning of the seasons.'

    Source: Magabala Books.

    Broome : Magabala Books , 2012
    pg. 14
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Poems 2013 Lisa Gorton (editor), Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2013 6049548 2013 selected work poetry (taught in 2 units) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2013 pg. 110
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