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y separately published work icon Snake Dancing single work   autobiography  
Is part of Snake Dreaming : Autobiography of a Black Woman 1997 series - author (number 2 in series)
  • Author:agent Roberta Sykes http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/sykes-roberta
Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Snake Dancing
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"Snake Dancing chronicles [Sykes's] increasing politicisation and involvement in the Black movement to the time of her invitation from Harvard to take up postgraduate study in the United States. She details the dangerous, demanding and sometimes lonely life of an itinerant activist, and brings human perspective to events that were often headline news around the world."

Notes

  • Epigraph: : There's a devil in me who shouts..... I should really have gone mad - from grief. Zorba the Greek Nikos Kazantzakis.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Leonards, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 1998 .
      image of person or book cover 8749671919781274029.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 270p.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 1864488379
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Snake Dreaming : Autobiography of a Black Woman Roberta Sykes , St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 2001 Z1460723 2001 selected work autobiography St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 2001

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.
  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Identity Dilemmas in Roberta Sykes' Autobiographical Narratives, Snake Cradle and Snake Dancing Sonja Kurtzer , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Feminist Studies , March vol. 16 no. 34 2001; (p. 101-111)
Magic, Power, Guilt and Deep and Sincere Regrets Jennifer Maiden , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 157 1999; (p. 68-73)
The Snake Dancer Martin Flanagan , 1998 single work biography
— Appears in: The Age , 15 August 1998; (p. 6)
Horrific and Heroic Philip Morrissey , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 204 1998; (p. 11-12)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
Under the Skin Anne Summers , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 1998; (p. 9)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
Coming Soon 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 July 1998; (p. 23)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
Sharp Bite, Still Healing Sally Blakeney , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 August 1998; (p. 13)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
A Life Told Too Soon Anne Coombs , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 September 1998; (p. 8)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
Metaphor for Pain Dianne Dempsey , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 19 September 1998; (p. 9)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
Under the Skin Anne Summers , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 1998; (p. 9)

— Review of Snake Dancing Roberta Sykes , 1998 single work autobiography
Magic, Power, Guilt and Deep and Sincere Regrets Jennifer Maiden , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 157 1999; (p. 68-73)
The Snake Dancer Martin Flanagan , 1998 single work biography
— Appears in: The Age , 15 August 1998; (p. 6)
A Strong Voice for Blacks Christopher Bantick , 1998 single work biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times Sunday Times , 23 August 1998; (p. 16)
Husband Casts More Doubt on Sykes Book Wayne Smith , 1998 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 October 1998; (p. 1,2)
Value of Truth Helen Darville , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Welcome to Helen Darville's Homepage 1997; The Courier-Mail , 31 October 1998; (p. 30)
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