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The Honey-ant men's love song and other aboriginal song poems / edited by R. M. W. Dixon and Martin Duwell. (1990)

Authors: Dixon, Robert M. W, ((editor.)), Duwell, Martin, ((editor.)), Australian Council. Literature Board
Publisher:Queensland : University of Queensland Press ; Portland, Or. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 79 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 75 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xvi, 147 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series:
  • UQP poetry
  • UQP poetry
  • UQP paperbacks
  • UQP paperbacks
Summary:
  • Traditional songs from Alyawarre/​Warlpiri, Dyirbal, Burarra (Gidjingali dialect) and Wangkangurru; concerns secular themes and mythological, such as honey-ant, cockatoo, crow, eel, brolga, sugar glider, morning star, carpet snakes.
Notes:
  • Translated from Dyirbal, Warlpiri, Burarra, and Wangkangurru.
  • Original text and English text on facing pages.
  • Donation.
  • Also issued online.
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Parallel text in English and the Australian Aboriginal languages of the songs and poems.
Other Form:
  • Online version Honey-ant men's love song and other aboriginal song poems. Queensland : University of Queensland Press ; Portland, Or. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services, 1990
Language:
  • English
  • Papuan (Other)
ISBN:
  • 9780702222788
  • 070222278X
Dewey Number:
  • 899.15
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 6936934
  • 6936934
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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