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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal
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During the 1990s Cate Kennedy worked in Mexico as a volunteer with Australian Volunteers Abroad assisting with a rural-development organisation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Yarraville, Footscray - Maribyrnong area, Melbourne - West, Melbourne, Victoria,: Transit Lounge , 2005 .
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      ISBN: 0975022814

Works about this Work

International Solidarity, Volunteer Tourism and Travel Writing : Mexico and Central America in Spanish and English Jane Hanley , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , October no. 56 2019;
'This article discusses the intersection of ethnographic, reflexive and anecdotal styles in travel writing produced out of contemporary international volunteer tourism, and analyses the impact of volunteer tourism on the production of a narrating subject and on the representation of host communities. The comparison of a primary work in Spanish (Herminia Esteban’s 2004 Un viaje solidario) with one in English (Cate Kennedy’s 2005 Sing, and Don’t Cry) allows us to better understand the specific historical, cultural and linguistic dimensions of different routes and encounters, as well as travel writing’s potential – and its limitations – in expressing a broader critique of global inequality. The texts are analysed to foreground the quotidian aspects of mobility and degree of authorial transparency regarding the terms under which volunteer activities take place. Extending from this analysis of the authors’ reflexivity, awareness and expression of critical engagement, the article explores the nature of representation in the narration of encounters between privilege and poverty, and frames these in relation to the ethical dimensions of contemporary practices of solidarity-based volunteer travel.' (Publication abstract)
[Review] Sing, and Don't Cry Susan Barnes , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Studio : A Journal of Christians Writing , no. 112 2009; (p. 36)

— Review of Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography
[Review] Sing, and Don't Cry Dominique Wilson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , March no. 14 2009; (p. 54)

— Review of Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography
Tears and cheers : Tony Birch Reveals the Books that Tested His Emotions Tony Birch , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 18 March 2006; (p. 28)
Furniture or Must-Reads? Lucy Sussex , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 181 2005; (p. 69-72)

— Review of A Case of Knives Peter Rose , 2005 single work novel ; Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography ; Grace Robert Drewe , 2005 single work novel ; The Broken Shore Peter Temple , 2005 single work novel ; After the Party Jesse Blackadder , 2005 single work novel
Journeying Outside Our Cultural Comfort Zone Lucy Sussex , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 14 August 2005; (p. 19)

— Review of Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography
[Review] Sing, and Don't Cry Erin O'Brien , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , August vol. 85 no. 2 2005; (p. 25)

— Review of Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 September 2005; (p. 23)

— Review of The Magician's Son Sandy McCutcheon , 2005 single work autobiography ; Babes in the Bush : The Making of an Australian Image Kim Torney , 2005 single work criticism ; Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography
The Kindness of Strangers Kate McFadyen , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 274 2005; (p. 28)

— Review of Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography
Shorts: Travel Mark Thomas , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 December 2005; (p. 16)

— Review of I'm Not Eating Any of That Foreign Muck : Travels With Me Dad Brian Thacker , 2005 single work autobiography ; Pray for Me in Santiago : Walking the Ancient Pilgrim Road to Santiago de Compostela Theresa Burkhardt-Felder , 2005 single work autobiography ; Sing, and Don't Cry : A Mexican Journal Cate Kennedy , 2005 single work autobiography ; Spain by the Horns Tim Elliott , 2005 single work autobiography
Outside the Comfort Zone Michele M. Gierck , 2005 single work biography
— Appears in: Eureka Street , November-December vol. 15 no. 8 2005; (p. 24-25)
Tears and cheers : Tony Birch Reveals the Books that Tested His Emotions Tony Birch , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 18 March 2006; (p. 28)
International Solidarity, Volunteer Tourism and Travel Writing : Mexico and Central America in Spanish and English Jane Hanley , 2019 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , October no. 56 2019;
'This article discusses the intersection of ethnographic, reflexive and anecdotal styles in travel writing produced out of contemporary international volunteer tourism, and analyses the impact of volunteer tourism on the production of a narrating subject and on the representation of host communities. The comparison of a primary work in Spanish (Herminia Esteban’s 2004 Un viaje solidario) with one in English (Cate Kennedy’s 2005 Sing, and Don’t Cry) allows us to better understand the specific historical, cultural and linguistic dimensions of different routes and encounters, as well as travel writing’s potential – and its limitations – in expressing a broader critique of global inequality. The texts are analysed to foreground the quotidian aspects of mobility and degree of authorial transparency regarding the terms under which volunteer activities take place. Extending from this analysis of the authors’ reflexivity, awareness and expression of critical engagement, the article explores the nature of representation in the narration of encounters between privilege and poverty, and frames these in relation to the ethical dimensions of contemporary practices of solidarity-based volunteer travel.' (Publication abstract)
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