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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
Bib ID 1765276
Format BookBook
Description Queensland : University of Queensland Press ; Portland, Or. : Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services, 1990 
xvi, 147 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 070222278X
Series

UQP poetry

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.

Subjects Aboriginal Australian poetry.  |  Aboriginal Australian poetry -- Translations into English.  |  Folk songs, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Animals - Birds - Parrots.  |  Animals - Fish - Eels.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul language (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul people (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Burarra people (N82) (NT SD53-02)  |  Maringarr / Gidjingali language (N102) (NT SD52-11)  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Animals - Birds - Brolgas.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Maringarr / Gidjingali people (N102) (NT SD52-11)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Magic and sorcery - Love magic.  |  Stories and motifs - Stars.  |  Stories and motifs - Ants and termites.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Stories and motifs - Eagles / hawks / crows.  |  Wangkangurru / Wangganguru people (L27) (SA SG53-12)  |  Burarra people (N135) (NT SD53-03)  |  Warlpiri language C15.  |  Wangkangurru language L27.  |  Wangkangurru / Wangganguru language (L27) (SA SG53-12)  |  Anmatyerr language C8.1.  |  Burarra language N82.  |  Yidinj language Y117.  |  Gun-narta language N191.  |  Gun-narda language N190.  |  Burarra language (N82) (NT SD53-02)  |  Dyirbal / Jirrbal language Y123.  |  Warlpiri language (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Dixon, Robert M. W  |  Duwell, Martin

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