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* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction : Disobediant Subjects, Gillian Whitlock , 1996 single work criticism (p. ix-xxx)
Hats and Glads (from More Please), Barry Humphries , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 3-9)
Iris in Her Garden, Barbara Hanrahan , 1991 single work biography (p. 10-12)
Mum's Snake, A. B. Facey , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 13-24)
My Own Sweet Time (from My Own Sweet Time), Wanda Koolmatrie , 1996 extract (p. 25-32)
Lust, Blanche d'Alpuget , 1993 single work prose biography (p. 33-41)
So Smalli"when i came here the world shrank i only had a little space to be in i", Ania Walwicz , 1996 single work poetry biography (p. 42-43)
The Mysteries of Religion and Sport (from Over the Top with Jim), Hugh Lunn , 1996 extract (p. 44-48)
Yarloop (from A Boy's Life), Jack Davis , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 49-53)
Paddy, Patrick White , 1996 extract (p. 54-61)
Why We Didn't 'Assimilate', Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 65-72)
Wattlebrae : A Tidy Place, Eric Michaels , 1996 extract (p. 73-76)
The Grounds of Our First Experience (from 12 Edmondstone Street), David Malouf , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 77-82)
The First House, Dorothy Hewett , 1992 extract autobiography (p. 83-89)
Note: Edited version.
The West, Jill Ker Conway , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 90-96)
Another Disgrace, Robert Dessaix , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 97-101)
Fish and Yoghurt (from All Over the Shop), Tony Maniaty , 1996 extract (p. 102-106)
The Goose Path : A Meditation, Elizabeth Jolley , 1989 single work prose short story Gone Bush (p. 109-118)
The Lie of Perfection, Dorothy Hewett , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 119-124)
Dialectics, Roger Milliss , 1996 extract autobiography (p. 125-132)

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Works about this Work

Writing White, Writing Black, and Events at Canoe Rivulet Catherine McKinnon , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 16 no. 2 2012;
'How a community imagines the past contributes to the shaping of its present culture; influences that community's vision for the future. Yet much about the past can be difficult to access, as it can be lost or hidden. Therefore, when retelling first contact stories, especially when the documentary information is limited to a colonial perspective, how might a writer approach fictionalizing historical Indigenous figures? 'Will Martin' (2011), a tale written as part of my practice-led PhD, is a fictional retelling of the eighteenth century sailing trip, taken along the New South Wales coast, by explorers Matthew Flinders, George Bass, and Bass's servant, William Martin. This paper traces my attempts to discover how to approach fictionalizing the historical Indigenous figures that Flinders met. Examining how some non-Indigenous writers have appropriated Indigenous culture and investigating what some writers have said about non-Indigenous writers creating Indigenous characters, provided me with some guidelines. Interviews with Indigenous elders, and other members of the Illawarra community, helped me imagine the gaps in knowledge. In the fictional retelling, using unreliable narration to suggest there may be multiple stories around a single historical event, some of which we may never get to hear, became a useful narrative strategy.' (Author's abstract)
Writing Daughter : Writing Mother Deborah Jordan , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mother-Texts : Narratives and Counter-Narratives 2010; (p. 110-125)
'Deborah Jordan relates some of her experiences in writing a a book, and subsequently self-publishing it, about her mother's life as a writer. Writing Mothers/Writing Daughters is a theme explored in different contexts, and in different genres. One thinks of Dursilla Modjeska's Poppy or of the biography of Edna Ryan by her equally acclaimed daughter. Jordan addresses the making of There's a Woman in the House, A 1950s Journey, which is a self publishing venture to celebrate the life and work of her own mother, through her own voice, with a collection of her own writings as a freelance journalist in the 1950s. It addresses, some of the issues that arose in the process of re-discovery and publication and some of the ideologies and options of genre. (Publisher's abstract, xviii)
Negotiating Subjectivity : Indigenous Feminist Praxis and the Politics of Aboriginality in Alexis Wright’s Plains of Promise and Melissa Lucashenko’s Steam Pigs Tomoko Ichitani , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature 2010; (p. 185-202)
Untitled Joy W. Hooton , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 52 1997; (p. 170-171)

— Review of Autographs : Contemporary Australian Autobiography 1996 anthology autobiography extract
Untitled Delys Bird , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 18 no. 1 1997; (p. 103-105)

— Review of Autographs : Contemporary Australian Autobiography 1996 anthology autobiography extract ; Artful Histories : Modern Australian Autobiography David McCooey , 1996 single work criticism ; The Cartographic Eye : How Explorers Saw Australia Simon Ryan , 1996 single work criticism
Much Truth is Written, More Concealed Julian Croft , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 January 1997; (p. rev 9)

— Review of Autographs : Contemporary Australian Autobiography 1996 anthology autobiography extract
The Rise of Australian Autobiography Laurie Hergenhan , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , Autumn vol. 9 no. 1 1997; (p. 128-132)

— Review of Autographs : Contemporary Australian Autobiography 1996 anthology autobiography extract ; Artful Histories : Modern Australian Autobiography David McCooey , 1996 single work criticism
Untitled Delys Bird , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 18 no. 1 1997; (p. 103-105)

— Review of Autographs : Contemporary Australian Autobiography 1996 anthology autobiography extract ; Artful Histories : Modern Australian Autobiography David McCooey , 1996 single work criticism ; The Cartographic Eye : How Explorers Saw Australia Simon Ryan , 1996 single work criticism
Untitled Joy W. Hooton , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 52 1997; (p. 170-171)

— Review of Autographs : Contemporary Australian Autobiography 1996 anthology autobiography extract
Negotiating Subjectivity : Indigenous Feminist Praxis and the Politics of Aboriginality in Alexis Wright’s Plains of Promise and Melissa Lucashenko’s Steam Pigs Tomoko Ichitani , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature 2010; (p. 185-202)
Writing Daughter : Writing Mother Deborah Jordan , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mother-Texts : Narratives and Counter-Narratives 2010; (p. 110-125)
'Deborah Jordan relates some of her experiences in writing a a book, and subsequently self-publishing it, about her mother's life as a writer. Writing Mothers/Writing Daughters is a theme explored in different contexts, and in different genres. One thinks of Dursilla Modjeska's Poppy or of the biography of Edna Ryan by her equally acclaimed daughter. Jordan addresses the making of There's a Woman in the House, A 1950s Journey, which is a self publishing venture to celebrate the life and work of her own mother, through her own voice, with a collection of her own writings as a freelance journalist in the 1950s. It addresses, some of the issues that arose in the process of re-discovery and publication and some of the ideologies and options of genre. (Publisher's abstract, xviii)
Writing White, Writing Black, and Events at Canoe Rivulet Catherine McKinnon , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 16 no. 2 2012;
'How a community imagines the past contributes to the shaping of its present culture; influences that community's vision for the future. Yet much about the past can be difficult to access, as it can be lost or hidden. Therefore, when retelling first contact stories, especially when the documentary information is limited to a colonial perspective, how might a writer approach fictionalizing historical Indigenous figures? 'Will Martin' (2011), a tale written as part of my practice-led PhD, is a fictional retelling of the eighteenth century sailing trip, taken along the New South Wales coast, by explorers Matthew Flinders, George Bass, and Bass's servant, William Martin. This paper traces my attempts to discover how to approach fictionalizing the historical Indigenous figures that Flinders met. Examining how some non-Indigenous writers have appropriated Indigenous culture and investigating what some writers have said about non-Indigenous writers creating Indigenous characters, provided me with some guidelines. Interviews with Indigenous elders, and other members of the Illawarra community, helped me imagine the gaps in knowledge. In the fictional retelling, using unreliable narration to suggest there may be multiple stories around a single historical event, some of which we may never get to hear, became a useful narrative strategy.' (Author's abstract)
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