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y separately published work icon Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script
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'The First National Black Playwrights Conference and Workshop held in Canberra in January 1987 was a hectic affair. More than one participant called on Mudrooroo to use the proceedings (in the sense of what was happening) and the stories going around in a book. Doin Wildcat was that book. It has been called his most Aboriginal work and it should be as it stems from that historical conference and what happened there transferred of course to - well - the world of Wildcat. Wildcat, the prison graduate, drifting through life, making the most of the opportunities that come his way, relishing the pickings of the late 1980s... by the author of Wild Cat Falling.'(Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Jayne Lesley for inspiration
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hyland House , 1988 .
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      Extent: 121p.
      Written as: Narogin, Mudrooroo
    • Exile Bay, Drummoyne - Concord area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: ETT Imprint , 2016 .
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      Extent: 107p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 1st September 2016
         

      ISBN: 9781925416459

Works about this Work

Aboriginal Affair(s): Reflections on the Life of Mudrooroo Eva Rask Knudsen , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: LINQ , December no. 39 2012; (p. 105-115)

'The article reviews the controversial 'Mudrooroo Affair' with reference to unpublished work by Mudrooroo in which he comments on the public debate about his rights to define himself as Aboriginal and, by extension, have his work credited as Aboriginal. Such work makes it pertinent to review Mudrooroo's creative output since 1965 as literary experiments with life writing and to reconsider Mudrooroo's many literary 'performances' from this perspective. They are not only explorations of Aboriginal identity politics over,- the last five decades, but may also be seen as a far more personal investment in exploring Aboriginal identity through a progressively shifting but interrelated series of subjectivities that reflect the writer's own experience and inform his claim to Aboriginality.' (Publication summary)

'Ein komplexes und wechselhaftes Spiel': Sprachliche Resignifikation in Kanak Sprak und Aboriginal English Steffi Hobuß , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Polyculturalism and Discourse 2007; (p. 31-65)
Mudrooroo : Crafty Imposter or Rebel with a Cause Maureen Clark , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 21 no. 4 2004; (p. 101-110)
Reality Rights in the Wildcat Trilogy Maureen Clark , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mongrel Signatures : Reflections on the Work of Mudrooroo 2003; (p. 43-64)
y separately published work icon Feminist poetics : poiesis, performance, histories Terry Threadgold , London : Routledge , 1997 Z816636 1997 single work criticism [Threadgold] examines "the influence of poststructuralism and feminism on poetics, the study of ready-made forms. She argues that these movements have changed poetics into a study of the "making" (poiesis) or "performing" of textual forms. Threadgold uses the ... "Governor murders" of 1900 as a case study and looks at an extensive group of texts ... from a wide range of different genres and social spheres ... telling or reacting to the story of these murders." The last two chapters in particular are of literary interest in their discussion of works by Keneally, Mudrooroo and Frank Clune. (Back cover)
Aboriginal Writing Strives for a New "Koori" Script Jack Healy , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 52-54)

— Review of Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script Mudrooroo , 1988 single work novel ; The Nearest the White Man Gets : Aboriginal Narratives and Poems of New South Wales 1989 anthology short story poetry prose ; Plays From Black Australia Jack Davis , Eva Johnson , Richard Walley , Bob Maza , 1989 anthology drama
Another Cat Life Helen Daniel , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 15 October 1988; (p. 14)

— Review of Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script Mudrooroo , 1988 single work novel
Harsh Lanscapes of the Mind Christine Cremen , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 December 1988; (p. 7)

— Review of Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script Mudrooroo , 1988 single work novel
Untitled William McGaw , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Span , October no. 27 1988; (p. 108-111)

— Review of Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script Mudrooroo , 1988 single work novel
New Aboriginal Writing Helen Dakin , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 49 no. 2 1989; (p. 260-262)

— Review of Doin Wildcat : A Novel Koori Script Mudrooroo , 1988 single work novel ; Don't Take Your Love to Town Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1988 single work autobiography
Reality Rights in the Wildcat Trilogy Maureen Clark , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mongrel Signatures : Reflections on the Work of Mudrooroo 2003; (p. 43-64)
Mudrooroo : Crafty Imposter or Rebel with a Cause Maureen Clark , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 21 no. 4 2004; (p. 101-110)
Writin Coori : Mudrooroo Narogin and Aboriginal Fiction Xavier Pons , 1992-1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Making of a Pluralist Australia 1950-1990: Selected Papers from the Inaugural EASA Conference 1991 1992; (p. 101-111)
'Ein komplexes und wechselhaftes Spiel': Sprachliche Resignifikation in Kanak Sprak und Aboriginal English Steffi Hobuß , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Polyculturalism and Discourse 2007; (p. 31-65)
'Return' in Australian Fiction Gay Raines , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: 'Return' in Post-Colonial Writing : A Cultural Labyrinth 1994; (p. 41-49)
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Subjects:
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  • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,
  • Perth, Western Australia,
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