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y separately published work icon Born Under the Paperbark Tree : A Man's Life single work   autobiography  
Note: Spoken by Harney in the Amanbidji language onto tape; written down by Wositzky.
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Born Under the Paperbark Tree : A Man's Life
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 1996 .
      Extent: xvi, 208p.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0733305148

Works about this Work

Voice of Australia: Who Speaks for the Aborigine? Anjali Gera Roy , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cultural Interfaces 2004; (p. 18-29)
Roy examines the 'legitimacy of the speaking subject' and concludes that 'If the speaking status of the aboriginal writer is legitimised merely by identity markers like whiteness and blackness, non-aboriginal writers like Wositzky would naturally be denied entry. However, they could claim speaking rights by speaking space of writing. Mudrooroo or Morgan are no more privileged than Wositzky in articulating primordial aboriginal identities. On the other hand, finding a vantage point in the discursive space of orality can help them archive, if not recover, aboriginal voice.'
He's Come Out 'Top All 'round' 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 18 December no. 141 1996; (p. 25)
Voice of Australia: Who Speaks for the Aborigine? Anjali Gera Roy , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cultural Interfaces 2004; (p. 18-29)
Roy examines the 'legitimacy of the speaking subject' and concludes that 'If the speaking status of the aboriginal writer is legitimised merely by identity markers like whiteness and blackness, non-aboriginal writers like Wositzky would naturally be denied entry. However, they could claim speaking rights by speaking space of writing. Mudrooroo or Morgan are no more privileged than Wositzky in articulating primordial aboriginal identities. On the other hand, finding a vantage point in the discursive space of orality can help them archive, if not recover, aboriginal voice.'
He's Come Out 'Top All 'round' 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 18 December no. 141 1996; (p. 25)
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