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This chapter looks at practices of literacy in Indigenous cultures after the arrival of the Europeans. It includes the sections: Literacy and the Stolen Generation; What did Aboriginal people read and write?; Colonial fantasies of Aboriginal voices in poetry and prose; Bennelong, Biraban, and Benjamin: early Indigenous authors of alphabetic writing; Early Aboriginal authorship and traditional Indigenous law; Hidden cultures of literacy; and Words for writing.

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    y separately published work icon The Cambridge History of Australian Literature Peter Pierce (editor), Cambridge Port Melbourne : Cambridge University Press , 2009 Z1604759 2009 reference 'The Cambridge History of Australian Literature ... spans Australian literary history from colonial origins, encompassing indigenous and migrant literatures, as well as representations of Asia and the Pacific and the role of literary culture in modern Australian society. Bringing together a distinguished line-up of contributors, this volume explores each of the literary modes in an Australian context, including short story, poetry, children's literature, autobiography and fiction. This book is an essential reference for general readers and specialists alike.' (From the publisher's website.) Cambridge Port Melbourne : Cambridge University Press , 2009 pg. 52-72
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