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y separately published work icon Xavier Herbert : Episodes from Capricornia, Poor Fellow My Country and Other Fiction, Nonfiction and Letters Xavier Herbert , Frances De Groen (editor), Peter Pierce (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z509250 1992 selected work short story prose extract correspondence criticism interview biography humour
y separately published work icon Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z493213 1992 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon In Australia; Or, The Old Selection 'Steele Rudd' , 1916 9197672 1916 single work drama humour St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1987
y separately published work icon Barbara Baynton Barbara Baynton , Sally Krimmer (editor), Alan Lawson (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1980 Z181654 1980 selected work novel poetry short story criticism correspondence biography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988
y separately published work icon Falcon Drinking : The English Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988 Z372910 1988 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988
y separately published work icon The House by Water : New and Selected Poems Judith Rodriguez , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988 Z827673 1988 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988
y separately published work icon Love Poems and Other Revolutionary Actions Roberta Sykes , Cammeray : Saturday Centre , 1979 Z275501 1979 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988
y separately published work icon Eight Voices of the Eighties : Stories, Journalism and Criticism by Australian Women Writers Gillian Whitlock (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 Z11172 1989 anthology criticism extract short story autobiography correspondence prose review interview Eight women writers of the 1980s are represented with a selection of their short fiction, criticism, reviews, interviews and commentary. Some previously unpublished material is included. Brief biographical notes and a portrait accompany each selection. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989
y separately published work icon Literature and the Aborigine in Australia 1770- 1975 J. J. Healy , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1978 Z383631 1978 single work criticism An historical overview of the literary representations of Australian Aboriginals by white writers from first contact till the mid-1970s. The author looks at poetry and prose in historical sequence. The subject of the work deals with the efforts of white Australian writers to come to grips with Aboriginal Australians. The author argues that the interest in Australian Aboriginals as literary subjects is touched by an interest in themselves, in Australia itself as a land, and as a social-political structure. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989
y separately published work icon Black Words, White Page : Aboriginal Literature 1929-1988 Adam Shoemaker , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 Z106800 1989 single work criticism (taught in 1 units)

Shoemaker's primary concern is to look at the beginning of 'black people's' writing in Australia since the 1960s and focus on the nascent literary canon emerging through Aboriginal writing. Shoemaker moves the readership through non-Aboriginal authors such as Katharine Susannah Prichard (1929) and Xavier Herbert (1938) in a chapter entitled 'Popular Perceptions of Unpopular People to Progress and Frustrated Expectations: The Era Since 1961'. Where Aboriginal writing begins, for Shoemaker's purposes, is an area of literary production he describes as 'fourth world literature'.

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989
y separately published work icon The Tilted Cross Hal Porter , London : Faber , 1961 Z27776 1961 single work novel historical fiction St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989
y separately published work icon The Press in Colonial Queensland : A Social and Political History 1845-1875 Denis Cryle , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 6607516 1989 single work criticism St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989
y separately published work icon The Folly of Spring : A Study of John Shaw Neilson's Poetry Cliff Hanna , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z544461 1990 selected work criticism biography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990
y separately published work icon The Honey-Ant Men's Love Song and Other Aboriginal Song Poems R. M. W. Dixon (editor), Martin Duwell (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z555806 1990 anthology poetry criticism biography 'This anthology of Aboriginal song poems is the first collection of its kind, bringing together examples of an ancient and continuing tradition...These songs appear in a diversity of styles. The selections herein are from four distinct aboriginal language groups of North Queensland, Central Australia, Arnhemland aand the Simpson Desert. Each song appears in its original language with the translation opposite. The cultural context is provided by brief introductions and detailed commentaries through out the anthology.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990
y separately published work icon Fineflour Gillian Mears , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z362053 1990 selected work short story St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990
y separately published work icon Holocaust Island Graeme Dixon , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z362876 1990 selected work poetry 'Graeme Dixon's ballads speak out on contemporary and controversial issues, from Black deaths in custody to the struggles of single mothers. Contrasted with these are poems of spirited humour and sharp satire. In Holocaust Island a powerful new voice emerges from a history of displacement.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990
y separately published work icon Paperbark : A Collection of Black Australian Writings Jack Davis (editor), Stephen Muecke (editor), Mudrooroo (editor), Adam Shoemaker (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z299632 1990 anthology poetry drama short story criticism prose autobiography biography (taught in 2 units)

'This is the first collection to span the diverse range of Black Australian writings. Thirty-six Aboriginal and Islander authors have contributed, including David Unaipon, Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Gerry Bostock, Ruby Langford, Robert Bropho, Jack Davis, Hyllus Maris, William Ferguson, Sally Morgan, Mudrooroo Narogin and Archie Weller. Many more are represented through community writings such as petitions and letters.

Collected over six years from all the states and territories of Australia, Paperbark ranges widely across time and genre from the 1840s to the present, from transcriptions of oral literature to rock opera. Prose, poetry, song, drama and polemic are accompanied by the selected artworks of Jimmy Pike, and an extensive, up-to-date bibliography.The voices of Black Australia speak with passion and power in this challenging and important anthology.' Source: Publisher's blurb.

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990
form y separately published work icon The Big Steal David Parker , Melbourne : Cascade Films , 1990 Z333197 1990 single work film/TV humour

'When 18-year-old Danny Clark asks the beautiful Joanna Johnson out on a date, he tells her he owns a Jaguar car, a car he certainly doesn't have, and a car he feels he now must buy to 'prove he isn't lying'. But Danny is ripped-off by an unscrupulous used-car salesman, and when normal avenues of recourse fail, Danny and his mates take revenge on the car yard.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 18/3/2014)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon The Observatory : Selected Poems of Dimitris Tsaloumas Dimitris Tsaloumas , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1983 Z497455 1983 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon Proud to be a Rebel : The Life and Times of Emma Miller Pam Young , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z1180603 1991 single work biography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon Portrait of a Dog and Other Classical Bagatelles Dimitris Tsaloumas , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z61889 1991 selected work poetry humour satire St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon Kenneth Slessor : Poetry, Essays, War Despatches, War Diaries, Journalism, Autobiographical Material and Letters Kenneth Slessor , Dennis Haskell (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z153703 1991 selected work poetry prose extract correspondence criticism St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon John Shaw Neilson : Poetry, Autobiography and Correspondence John Shaw Neilson , Cliff Hanna (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z226270 1991 selected work poetry autobiography correspondence extract St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z152202 1991 single work novel

'A fictional account of one woman's journey to find her family and heritage, Caprice won the 1990 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Indigenous writers. Its publication marked the beginning of Doris Pilkington Garimara's illustrious writing career.

Set in the towns, pastoral stations and orphanage-styled institutions of Western Australia, this story brings together the lives of three generations of Mardu women. The narrator Kate begins her journey with the story of her grandmother Lucy, a domestic servant, then traces the short and tragic life of her mother Peggy.

Kate was born into the institutionalised world of the Settlement, taught Christian doctrine and trained for a career as a domestic. Gradually and painfully she sheds this narrowly prescribed identity, as she sets out on the pilgrimage home.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon The Madding of Daniel O'Hooligan Peter Wear , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z289489 1991 single work novel humour 'Daniel Clare O'Hooligan - motorcycle enthusiast, failed family man and teacher of Medieval Literature - is increasingly at odds with life in the twentieth century. His other world, the fantastic realm of the Sacred Lake with its eccentric denizens, beckons ever more alluringly...This audaciously inventive novel rockets along at full throttle, steering a wild course through medieval warfare, higher education, theories of light, the music of Liberace, and the nature of doubt and belief.' (Source: back cover) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991
y separately published work icon Midnight Voices Patricia Pengilley , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z460733 1992 selected work short story mystery 'When Aunt Kitty rings at midnight to propose a family anthology, Alice is intrigued. Her wild cousin Sally has always hinted at unrevealed secrets, and this offers a chance to break the conspiracy of silence concerning the family's Indian past. The chain-of-voices mystery that Alice uncovers stretches from the time of the British Raj to the postcolonial era and contemporary Australia. But what exactly is being investigated?...The story of a family caught between two worlds, Midnight Voices is at once a deft reworking of many of the myths about Anglo-Indians and a moving denunciation of racial hypocrisy.' (Source: bookcover)
St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992
y separately published work icon Unbranded Herb Wharton , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z88763 1992 single work novel

'From the riotous picnic races to the famous Mt Isa rodeo, from childhood in the yumba to gutsy outback pubs, Unbranded presents a strikingly original vision of Australia. With a rollicking cast of stockmen, shearers, barmaids and tourists, this novel is the story of three men. Sandy is a white man; Bindi, a Murri; Mulga is related on his mother's side to Bindi, and on his Irish father's side to Sandy. Their saga . and enduring friendship . covers forty years in the mulga country of the far west. It tells how Sandy achieves his dream of owning a cattle empire; how Bindi regains part of his tribal lands for his people, and how Mulga finally sits down to write about their shared experiences. Mulga's journey also brings him face-to-face with the dark side of urban despair and his people's struggle with alcohol...' (Source: WorldCat website)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992
y separately published work icon Queen of Love and Other Stories Rosie Scott , Auckland : Penguin , 1989 Z498198 1989 selected work short story St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993
y separately published work icon Tin Dog, Damper and Dust : A Shearer's Life Don Munday , Nedlands : UWA Publishing , 1991 Z129282 1991 single work autobiography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993
y separately published work icon Unnatural Lives : Studies in Australian Fiction about the Convicts, from James Tucker to Patrick White Laurie Hergenhan , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1983 Z346979 1983 single work criticism St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993
y separately published work icon The Barge Dimitris Tsaloumas , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z272686 1993 selected work poetry

'Third English language collection of poems by a Greek-Australian writer. Contains new as well as previously published work. The other two collections are 'Falcon Drinking' and 'Portrait of a Dog'.' (Publication summary)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993
y separately published work icon Sweet Water : Stolen Land Philip McLaren , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z32091 1993 single work novel historical fiction (taught in 8 units) 'The destinies of two families, black and white, are fatally interwoven... in this frontier novel. Racial brutality and the tragic account of the Myall Creek massacre underscore the story of Ginny and Wollumbuy, Kamilaroi people of Warrumbungle Range. Mysterious killings follow the arrival Karl and Gundrun Maresch, a German couple who establish a Lutheran mission near the young settlement of Coonabarabran.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993
y separately published work icon Patrick White : Selected Writings Patrick White , Alan Lawson (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1994 Z481263 1994 selected work short story drama poetry prose correspondence extract autobiography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1994
y separately published work icon Bridge of Triangles John Muk Muk Burke , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1994 Z24005 1994 single work novel 'Chris Leeton is tormented but also sustained by his growing need to cross over the landscape of his Aboriginal ancestors... In the struggle to keep the family together in Sydney's grim commission housing, schoolboy Chris is tender witness to poverty and despair. In time he comes to understand that they are exiles in their own land. He senses that it is his generation that must cross the bridge back to that landscape which defines his people's existence.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1994
y separately published work icon No Place for a Nervous Lady : Voices from the Australian Bush Lucy Frost , Melbourne : McPhee Gribble , 1984 Z140524 1984 anthology correspondence St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995
form y separately published work icon Dad and Dave : On Our Selection On Our Selection George Whaley , Sydney : Anthony Buckley Productions , 1995 Z331160 1995 single work film/TV humour Adapted by George Whaley from stories written by Steele Rudd in the late 1890s and early 1900s, Dad and Dave: On Our Selection concerns the trials and tribulations of rural life, in particular, those of the Rudd family. Dad Rudd moves his family out into the scrub to 'select' 150 acres of fly-blown land that would hardly grow a cabbage. Riley, his squatter neighbour and local MP, hates selectors and wants the Rudds' land. The family makes a go of it, however, and Dad decides to contest the local parliamentary seat, going up against his neighbour. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995
y separately published work icon The Sausage Tree Rosalie Medcraft , Valda Gee , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 Z249590 1995 single work life story The title The Sausage Tree, celebrates the authors' favourite childhood game. 'This memoir tells of the sisters' childhood spent during the Depression in small-town Tasmania. For the family of nine, thrift was a virtue and home-grown food and hand-made clothing were a necessity. In later years, they learned of their Aboriginal heritage as descendants of Manalargenna, leader of the Trawlwoolway people of Cape Portland in north-east Tasmania.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995
y separately published work icon Warrigal's Way Warrigal Anderson , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 Z184613 1996 single work autobiography 'Warrigal has every reason to believe that the suits from the Department are coming to take him away. With five pounds from his mother and hasty instructions, he hops on what he thinks is a train to Swan Hill. Instead he finds himself on a life-long journey.' (Source: Publisher's blurb) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996
y separately published work icon Dyirbal Song Poetry : The Oral Literature of an Australian Rainforest People R. M. W. Dixon (editor), Grace Koch (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996 Z346752 1996 anthology poetry criticism

'The Dyirbal people of the Cairns rainforest region in North Queensland have a rich heritage of song poetry, reflecting their way of life, their way of looking at the world, and their way of coping with invasion. This pioneering study examines the words and music of 174 songs, across five distinctive styles of performance, each with its own metrical pattern and linguistic and musical characteristics, describing the social context in which the songs were sung and explaining their message.

As sung by nineteen Dyirbal singers, this collection explores the poetic tradition of a culture which flourished in Australia long before European impact. As a detailed record of an ancient and disappearing literary tradition, it is invaluable. For language and music specialists it provides the unique vocabulary and grammatical patterning so characterisitc of Aboriginal song'. (Source: Back cover, UQP 1996 edition)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1996
y separately published work icon Paradise Mislaid : In Search of the Australian Tribe of Paraguay Anne Whitehead , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 Z54351 1997 single work biography

'Winner 1998 NSW Premier's Australian History Award. Also shortlisted in the 1998 Kibble and Dobbie Awards, and the 1997 Age Book of the Year selection. "An erudic, beautifully researched work of history which knits together the stories of Paraquay and Australian emigration as a quest for Utopia." Judges' comment - 1998 NSW Premiers Award. In the 1890s a brave band of ordinary Australians sailed out through Sydney Heads, to found a socialist Utopia in South America. Under the charismatic William Lane, over 500 settlers created a "New Australia" in the Paraguayan jungle. Their hopes soon collapsed in turmoil. many, including Mary Gilmore, returned home. Others stayed on wit their families, learning Spanish and the Indian language and becoming part of the culture of their adopted country. These descendants of socialists also endured the longest surviving right-wing dictatorship in the Western hemisphere.' (Publication summary)

St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997
y separately published work icon Talking About Celia : Community and Family Memories of Celia Smith Jeanie Bell , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 Z1394643 1997 single work life story 'Talking About Celia...is a montage of memories and pictures taking the reader inside an Aboriginal community and inside the life of an extraordinary Murri woman. People like Celia Smith are remembered through the stories told and re-told by their family and community...Celia left her mark on south-east Queensland communities and there are also many others around Australia who will remember her.' Source : Talking About Celia : Community and Family Memories of Celia Smith (1997). St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997
y separately published work icon New and Selected Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2000 Z12789 2000 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2000
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