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Black writers, white editors

Jennifer Jones

Black writers, white editors

episodes of collaboration and compromise in Australian publishing history

by Jennifer Jones

  • 69 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Australian Scholarly Pub. in North Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal, -- 1920-1993,
  • Tucker, Margaret, -- 1904-,
  • Clare, Monica, -- 1924-1973,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Women -- Biography,
  • Australian literature -- Aboriginal Australian authors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJennifer Jones.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.W24 J66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 273 p. ;
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23728224M
    ISBN 101921509066
    ISBN 109781921509063
    LC Control Number2009397770

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