Coonardoo

Coonardoo - Katharine S. Prichard | Karta-nauczyciela.org We are pleased to present book , written by . Download book in PDF, TXT, FB2 or any other format possible on karta-nauczyciela.org.

INFORMATION

AUTHOR
Katharine S. Prichard
DIMENSION
9,49 MB
FILE NAME
Coonardoo.pdf
ISBN
9129169440234

DESCRIPTION

A powerful novel about race that's become a classic of Australian literature.A tough, uncompromising novel about the difficult love between a white man and a black woman.Coonardoo is the moving story of a young Aboriginal woman trained from childhood to be the housekeeper at Wytaliba station and, as such, destined to look after its owner, Hugh Watt.The love between Coonardoo and Hugh, which so shocked its readers when the book was first published in 1929, is never acknowledged and so, degraded and twisted in on itself, destroys not only Coonardoo, but also a community which was once peaceful.This frank and daring novel set on the edge of the desert still raises difficult questions about the history of contact between black and white, and its representation in Australian writing.About the AuthorKatharine Susannah Prichard (1883-1969), writer and political activist, was born on 4 December 1883 at Levuka, Fiji, eldest child of Tom Henry Prichard, newspaper editor, and his wife Edith Isabel, née Fraser. Tom Prichard's succession of lost jobs and deepening depressive illness saw the family move from Fiji to Melbourne, to Launceston, Tasmania, and back to Melbourne where his wife worked as a seamstress. Katharine's anxieties and resentment of poverty, and of the social system which she blamed for this, are focussed in her account of the auction of the family's best furniture in the semi-autobiographical The Wild Oats of Han.

Social. Mail Some of these express concern that books like Coonardoo gave a bad impression of Australia for overseas readers, particularly the English.

Easily find directions to Coonardoo Cl in Jindalee, QLD 4074 using Whereis®. Coonardoo is the moving story of a young Aboriginal woman trained from childhood to be the housekeeper at Wytaliba station and, as such, destined to look after its owner, Hugh Watt. the love between Coonardoo and Hugh, which so shocked its readers when the book was first published in 1929, is never acknowledged and so, degraded and twisted in on itself, destroys not only Coonardoo, but also a ... The focus of this thesis is Katharine Susannah Prichard's novel, Coonardoo (1929), and its capacity to provide a framework for the reconstruction of the historical situation in the North-West region of Western Australia during the period mid-1860s to late 1920s. 4 Coonardoo Court is a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom house with 2 carspaces.

RELATED BOOKS