The Resource 'Believe me' : acts of witnessing in Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Watson

'Believe me' : acts of witnessing in Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Watson

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'Believe me' : acts of witnessing in Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives
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'Believe me'
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acts of witnessing in Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives
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Christine Watson
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the problems of veracity and 'being believed' in autobiographical works; suggests use of autobiography because it is more likely to be believed; uses as examples autobiographical works by Rosalie Fraser, Ruth Hegarty, Elsie Roughsey, Ross Chambers, Rita and Jackie Huggins, Alice Nannup, Eileen Morgan, Marnie Kennedy, Connie McDonald and Ida West; refers to the Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families as an example of community witnesses being 'believed'
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Watson, Christine
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non fiction
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'Believe me' : acts of witnessing in Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Watson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references p. 151-152
Label
'Believe me' : acts of witnessing in Aboriginal women's autobiographical narratives, Christine Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references p. 151-152

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