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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Empowering and Disempowering Indigenes : Staging Australian Aboriginal Experience
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'This study offers an exploration of the drama informing the Indigenous experiences, which contains Aboriginal people's effort to attain a visible reality based on cultural and political rights. It is also a deeper understanding of the empowering and disempowering Indigenes in the discursive domain as well as in the existential reality.

'Though the study considers a large number of playtexts written by the Indigenous playwrights from 1970s to the present, it explores playtexts written by non- Indigenous playwrights as well. Here, the chief concern is to explore the discursive features of the texts, the items both linguistic and dramatic that tend to place or exclude Aboriginal people from discourses.

'The Aboriginal theatre movement started in the 1970s serves as the complete reconceptualisation of Aboriginality in terms of centering Aboriginal Identity and culture in the dominant discursive domain. Such an intervention may involve the recovery of Aboriginal history from the dominant history of Australia and infusing positive attributes to Indigenes' identity.' (Back cover.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For my Father (Shamsul Haque Chowdhury) and for my Mother (Syeda Nurun Nahar Begum). For Silma, Rica & Fareesa (not without Shahela).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Saarbrucken,
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Lambert Academic Publishing , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Kullark: Empowering through Counter-Rationalisation, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 48-63)
Process of Dispossession and Struggle for Survival : History and Identity in No Sugar, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 64-81)
The Tasmanian Bone in Bill Reed's Truganinni, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 82-92)
White Masculine Violence and Exploitation of Faith : Sexuality and the Violence of Colonisation in Holy Day, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 93-109)
Ray Mooney's Black Rabbit : Explorig the Aboriginal Question, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 110-120)
History, Adversity, and The 7 Stages of Grieving, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 121-126)
Barungin : Death in Custody and Exposure, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 130-140)
The Custodians : Exposing Sinister Acts, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 141-149)
The Unfathomable Rupture : Richard J Frankland's Conversations with the Dead, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 150-161)
Legitimate Inscriptions : Writing the Politics and Making Aboriginal Identity in Stolen, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 165-171)
Brutality and Sexuality in I Don't Wanna Play House, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 172-179)
John Harding's Enuff : Genocidal Terror and the Unthinkable, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 185-201)
Spirituality, Faith and Cultural Identity in Jadah Milroy's Crow Fire, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 202-209)
Jimmy Chi and Kuckles' Bran Nue Dae and the Construction of Aboriginality, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 210-220)
The Colour of Complex : Culture of Violence, Women and Colour Factor in Louis Nowra's Capricornia, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 221-235)
The Problem of Identity in Martin Buzacott's Kingaroy, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 235-244)
Victim's Portrayal in Image in the Clay, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 250-259)
Brutalising the Aboriginal Body : Exposition of White Masculinity in Brumby Innes?, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 260-269)
Marginalising the Aboriginal : The White System and the Undoing of the Aboriginal in Fountains Beyond and State of Shock, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 269-278)
Boxing with the Oppressors : Scott Rankin and Leah Purcell's Performative Exploration of the Resisting Self of Aboriginal Women in Social Reality, Khairul Chowdhury , single work criticism (p. 279-289)

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