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The Dreaming & Other Essays (16pt Large Print Edition)
   

The Dreaming & Other Essays (16pt Large Print Edition) (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

By Stanner, Weh

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W.E.H. Stanner's words changed Australia. Without condescension and without sentimentality, in essays such as 'The Dreaming' Stanner conveyed the richness and uniqueness of Aboriginal culture. In his Boyer Lectures he exposed a 'cult of forgetfulness practised on a national scale..., ' regarding the fate of the Aborigines, for which he coined the phrase 'the great Australian silence'. And in his essay 'Durmugam' he provided an unforgettable portrait of a warrior's attempt to hold back cultural change. 'He was such a man, ' Stanner wrote. 'I thought I would like to make the reading world see and feel him as I did.' The pieces collected here span the career of W.E.H. Stanner as well as the history of Australian race relations. They reveal the extraordinary scholarship, humanity and vision of one of Australia's finest essayists. Their revival is a significant event. With an introductory essay by Robert Mann
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ISBN 9780369321800
Released NZ 28 Feb 2011
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Large type / large print edition
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ISBN-13 9780369321800
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint ReadHowYouWant
Released 28 Feb 2011
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Large type / large print edition
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Stanner, Weh
Category Australasian & Pacific History
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Australian
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 648
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 33mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 894g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade

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