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by Greer, Germaine.

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TitleWhitefella jump up : the shortest way to nationhood
Author / Responsible partyGreer, Germaine.
TopicsPhilosophy. History. Essays. Indigenous Non-Fiction Australia Non-Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVision Australia Information Library Service


In this third Quarterly Essay of 2003, Germaine Greer suggests that embracing Aboriginality is the only way Australia can fully imagine itself as a nation. In a wide-ranging exploration, she looks at the interdependence of black and white and suggests not how the the 'Aborigine question' may be settled, but how a sense of being Aboriginal might save the soul of Australia. In a sweeping essay touching on everything from Henry Lawson to multiculturalism, she argues that Australia must enter the Aboriginal web of dreams.

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System control numberVA13493
Original Print PublisherMelbourne : Black Inc., 2003.
NarratorIrini Pappas.
Narrator NameIrini Pappas.
Participant or performer noteIrini Pappas.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator