y When the Pelican Laughed single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 When the Pelican Laughed
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'When the Pelican Laughed tells the remarkable story of Alice Nannup. Deeply informed by Alice's battling spirit and her particular voice, it is a story of learning to be strong in who you are.' (Publisher's note)


  • Dedication: In memory of my mother, my family, and for all of us who were taken from our people.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 1992 .
      Description: illus., port.

Works about this Work

Writing Self, Writing Community: Storytellers and Activism Malati Mathur , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia and India : Interconnections : Identity, Representation, Belonging 2006; (p. 75-85)
'Believe Me' : Acts of Witnessing in Aboriginal Women's Autobiographical Narratives Christine Watson , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 64 2000; (p. 142-152)
Too Obvious To See : Aboriginal Sprituality and Cosmology Penny Tripcony , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues , December vol. 2 no. 4 1999; (p. 5-12)
Alice Nannup's `Homes': Cultural Identification and Land in `When the Pelican Laughed' Linda Westphalen , 1998 single work biography
— Appears in: Land and Identity : Proceedings of the 1997 Conference Held at The University of New England Armidale New South Wales 27-30 September 1997 1998; (p. 44-47)
When the Object Speaks, A Postcolonial Encounter : Anthropological Representations and Aboriginal Women's Self-Presentations Aileen Moreton-Robinson , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Discourse : Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education , December vol. 19 no. 3 1998; (p. 275-289)
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