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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1989 .

Works about this Work

Moving through Space and (Not?) Time : North Australian Dreamtime Narratives Dorothea Hoffmann , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Narrative and Identity Construction in the Pacific Islands 2015; (p. 15–35)
'This chapter is concerned with an analysis of narrative structure in the endangered non-Pama-Nyungan language Jaminjung and Australian Kriol. Previous analyses of Aboriginal narratives and story-telling techniques focused on the significance of place in plot and content (McGregor, 2005; Klapproth, 2004; Bavin, 2004). This study aims to extend these observations to include expressions of motion as a major structuring device in narratives. Furthermore, spatial may take precedence over temporal ordering of events in narrative. I argue that spatial narrative structuring is deeply rooted in cultural and environmental features creating a connection of unique identity for every ‘owner’ and audience of a story.' (Publication summary)
The Land Speaking? William. B. McGregor , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Meridian , October vol. 9 no. 2 1990; (p. 166-169)

— Review of The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story
Aboriginal Myths Speak on Myriad Levels... Nancy E. Zuwiyya , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 71)

— Review of The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story
Mooning Along the Expressway: Some get Nearer Than Others Reba Gostand , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 8 no. 4 1990; (p. 71-72)

— Review of The Nearest the White Man Gets : Aboriginal Narratives and Poems of New South Wales 1989 anthology short story poetry prose ; Colonial Voices : Letters, Diaries, Journalism and Other Accounts of Nineteenth-Century Australia 1989 anthology correspondence biography prose autobiography short story ; The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story ; Expressway : Invitation Stories by Australian Writers from a Painting by Jeffrey Smart 1989 anthology short story ; My Father's Moon Elizabeth Jolley , 1989 single work novel
[Review Essay] The Speaking Land: Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia Peter Carroll , 1990 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 1 1990; (p. 47-49)

'This new book from Ronald and Catherine Berndt, based on over forty years of fieldwork with Aboriginal people throughout Australia, reminds us of the link between Aboriginal stories and the land of the story-tellers. It also presents a fascinating national perspective on the traditional life of Aboriginal Austraians.'  (Introduction)

Untitled Billy Marshall-Stoneking , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , August vol. 4 no. 8 1989; (p. 15)

— Review of The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story
Mooning Along the Expressway: Some get Nearer Than Others Reba Gostand , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 8 no. 4 1990; (p. 71-72)

— Review of The Nearest the White Man Gets : Aboriginal Narratives and Poems of New South Wales 1989 anthology short story poetry prose ; Colonial Voices : Letters, Diaries, Journalism and Other Accounts of Nineteenth-Century Australia 1989 anthology correspondence biography prose autobiography short story ; The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story ; Expressway : Invitation Stories by Australian Writers from a Painting by Jeffrey Smart 1989 anthology short story ; My Father's Moon Elizabeth Jolley , 1989 single work novel
Sleeping Giant of Australian Literature Peter Sutton , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 12 August 1989; (p. 15)

— Review of Black Words, White Page : Aboriginal Literature 1929-1988 Adam Shoemaker , 1989 single work criticism ; The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story
In the Days of Dreaming John Graham , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 April 1989; (p. B5)

— Review of The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story
Jolley's Latest 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , April. vol. 68 no. 992 1989; (p. 51)

— Review of The Speaking Land : Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia 1989 anthology short story
Moving through Space and (Not?) Time : North Australian Dreamtime Narratives Dorothea Hoffmann , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Narrative and Identity Construction in the Pacific Islands 2015; (p. 15–35)
'This chapter is concerned with an analysis of narrative structure in the endangered non-Pama-Nyungan language Jaminjung and Australian Kriol. Previous analyses of Aboriginal narratives and story-telling techniques focused on the significance of place in plot and content (McGregor, 2005; Klapproth, 2004; Bavin, 2004). This study aims to extend these observations to include expressions of motion as a major structuring device in narratives. Furthermore, spatial may take precedence over temporal ordering of events in narrative. I argue that spatial narrative structuring is deeply rooted in cultural and environmental features creating a connection of unique identity for every ‘owner’ and audience of a story.' (Publication summary)
[Review Essay] The Speaking Land: Myth and Story in Aboriginal Australia Peter Carroll , 1990 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 1 1990; (p. 47-49)

'This new book from Ronald and Catherine Berndt, based on over forty years of fieldwork with Aboriginal people throughout Australia, reminds us of the link between Aboriginal stories and the land of the story-tellers. It also presents a fascinating national perspective on the traditional life of Aboriginal Austraians.'  (Introduction)

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