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Author Grossman, Michele, 1957-

Title Blacklines : contemporary critical writing by indigenous Australians / Michele Grossman, coordinating editor ; introduced by Ian Anderson, Michele Grossman, Marcia Langton and Aileen Moreton-Robinson
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2003
Carlton, Victoria : Melbourne University Press, 2012


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Description xiii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction. After Aboriginalism: power, knowledge and indigenous Australian critical writing / Michele Grossman. Part I: Critical Discourses: Identities, Histories, Knowledges. Introduction: the Aboriginal critique of colonial knowing / Ian Anderson -- 1. The end in the beginning: re(de)finding Aboriginality / Michael Dodson -- 2. Black bit, white bit / Ian Anderson -- 3. Aboriginality and corporatism / Philip Morrissey -- 4. Always was and always will be / Jackie Huggins -- 5. Tiddas talkin' up to the white woman: when Huggins et. al. took on Bell / Aileen Moreton-Robinson. Part II: Imaging Indigeneity: Art, Aesthetics, Representations. Introduction: culture wars / Marcia Langton -- 6. Language and lasers / Lin Onus -- 7. Seeing and seaming: contemporary Aboriginal art / Hetti Perkins -- 8. The presentation and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art: the Yiribana Gallery in focus / Margo Neale -- 9. Aboriginal art and film: the politics of representation / Marcia Langton. Part III: Knowledge in Action: Politics, Policies, Practices. Introduction: resistance, recovery and revitalisation / Aileen Moreton-Robinson -- 10. Better / Martin Nakata -- 11. 'Nothing has changed': the making and unmaking of Koori culture / Tony Birch -- 12. Australia's indigenous languages / Jeanie Bell -- 13. Overturning the doctrine: Indigenous peoples and wilderness: being Aboriginal in the environmental movement / Fabienne Bayet-Charlton -- 14. Wandering girl: who defines 'authenticity' in Aboriginal literature? / Sonja Kurtzer. Afterword. Moving, remembering, singing our place / Philip Morrissey
Summary Written by established and emerging Indigeous intellectuals from a variety of positions, perspectives and places, these essays generate new ways of seeing and understanding Indigenous Australian history, culture, identity and knowledge in both national and global contexts. From museums to Mabo, anthropology to art, feminism to film, land rights to literature, the essays collected here offer provocative insights and compelling arguments around the historical and contemporary issues confronting Indigenous Australian today -- Cover
Analysis Aboriginal identity
Aboriginal culture
Social conditions
Political conditions
Australian literature
Literary studies & criticism (Australia,Australian offshore territories)
Cultural studies
All Australian Indigenous Material
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 214-231
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate
Notes Also published as an electronic book (Etitle) by James Bennett Pty. Ltd. in 2003 with ISBN 0522853021
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Australian literature -- 21st century.
Art, Australian -- Aboriginal artists
Australian essays.
Australian literature -- Aboriginal Australian authors.
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.
Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Art, Aboriginal Australian.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians.
Australian essays -- Aboriginal authors
Australian literature -- Aboriginal Australian authors -- History and criticism.
Aboriginal Australians -- Intellectual life.
Aboriginal Australians -- Civilization.
Aboriginal Australians in literature.
Criticism -- Australia.
Australian essays -- Aboriginal Australian authors
Australia -- Civilization -- Aboriginal Australian influences
Genre/Form Indigenous Heritage
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Author Grossman, Michele, 1957- editor, author of introduction, etc
Anderson, Ian, 1965- author of introduction, etc
Langton, Marcia, 1951- author of introduction, etc
Moreton-Robinson, Aileen, author of introduction, etc
LC no. 2004444320
ISBN 9780522850697 (paperback)
0522850693 (paperback)