Nineteenth century Geelong poets and the social conscience. Part 1 (Article, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Nineteenth century Geelong poets and the social conscience. Part 1

Author: Kerry Cardell; Cliff Cumming
Publisher: 2003.
Edition/Format:   Article : English
Publication:Investigator, Vol. 38, no. 3 (2003), p.97-107
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Geelong and Western District press published prose and poetry from local contributors to entertain, to educate readers and to raise social issues; outlines importance of newspapers in nineteenth century in dissemination of views and formulation of public opinion; discusses prevailing attitudes to Indigenous people; reviews some of the works of James Grassie and William Stitt Jenkins, their attacks on prevailing  Read more...
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Named Person: William Stitt Jenkins; James Grassie
Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Cardell; Cliff Cumming
OCLC Number: 902794678
Responsibility: Kerry Cardell and Cliff Cumming.

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Geelong and Western District press published prose and poetry from local contributors to entertain, to educate readers and to raise social issues; outlines importance of newspapers in nineteenth century in dissemination of views and formulation of public opinion; discusses prevailing attitudes to Indigenous people; reviews some of the works of James Grassie and William Stitt Jenkins, their attacks on prevailing attitudes and efforts to ensure, for example, Aboriginal rights and an understanding of the Indigenous people, their culture and the effect of European settlement on their lives; other newspaper contributors also provided alternatives to prevailing views.

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