Indigenous Australian Life Histories - A new genre of 'writing' and a new paradigm of publishing?
MetadataShow full item record
An increasing number of Australian indigenous autobiographies have been collaborations between their subject speakers, an often non-indigenous facilitator and, in one case, an initiating publisher. Most of these books are based on oral reminiscence, recorded and initially edited by the non-indigenous collaborator in consultation with the subject, a contact that is maintained while the book goes through the publication process. The characteristics of this genre are identified in the paper, along with the processes involved in creating, editing and publishing such texts. The role of the publisher in the origination and production of these works is also examined.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Woods, John; Katzenellenbogen, Judith; Davidson, Patricia; Thompson, Sandra (2012)Background: Cardiovascular diseases contribute substantially to the poor health and reduced life expectancy of Indigenous Australians. Heart failure is a common, disabling, progressive and costly complication of these ...
Key features of palliative care service delivery to Indigenous peoples in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States: a comprehensive reviewShahid, Shaouli; Taylor, E.; Cheetham, S.; Woods, J.; Aoun, S.; Thompson, S. (2018)Background: Indigenous peoples in developed countries have reduced life expectancies, particularly from chronic diseases. The lack of access to and take up of palliative care services of Indigenous peoples is an ongoing ...
Changes in tone, setting, and publisher: Indigenous literatures of Australia and New Zealand from the 1980s to todayHenningsgaard, Per (2016)This article examines four novels written since 1980 by two Aboriginal Australian authors and two Maori authors. Two of the four novels were written near the beginning of this period and feature settings that are contemporary ...