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Author Grossman, Michele, 1957-

Title Entangled subjects [electronic resource] : indigenous/Australian cross-cultures of talk, text, and modernity / Michèle Grossman.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxvii, 350 pages).
Series Cross/cultures ; 158
Cross/cultures ; 158.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-329) and index.
Contents Introduction: when they write what we read -- Unsettling subjects: critical perspectives on selves in writing and writing selves -- (Re)Writing histories: the emergence and development of Indigenous Australian life-writing -- 'The pencil and the mouth': anthropology, orality, literacy, and modernity -- 'A tape-recorder and an editor': the politics and practices of cross-cultural collaborative text-making -- Crowded house: Galarabulu: stories of the West Kimberley -- Troubling relations: Nyibayarri: Kimberley tracker, Ingelba and the five black matriarchs, and The sun dancin' -- Fighting with our tongues, fighting for our tongues: Warlpiri karnta karnta-kurlangu yimi/Warlpiri women's voices: our lives, our history and Auntie Rita -- Conclusion: reading the word, reading the world: re-reading orality, literacy, and modernity.
Summary Indigenous Australian cultures were long known to the world mainly from the writing of anthropologists, ethnographers, historians, missionaries, and others. Indigenous Australians themselves have worked across a range of genres to challenge and reconfigure this textual legacy, so that they are now strongly represented through their own life-narratives of identity, history, politics, and culture. Even as Indigenous-authored texts have opened up new horizons of engagement with Aboriginal knowledge and representation, however, the textual politics of some of these narratives - particularly when c.
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Subject Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Grossman, Michele, 1957- Entangled subjects. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2013 9042036443 (OCoLC)830109362
ISBN 9789401209137 (electronic bk.)
9401209138 (electronic bk.)