The Poetemics of Oodgeroo of the Tribe Noonuccal


‘Oodgeroo…never once discribed herself as a poet. She often said, when pressed, that she was an educationalist and that her job was to educate both white and black…to wrench her verse away from her life and accepted role is to lose the message for the structure…’

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Published 1 November 1994 in Oodgeroo: a tribute. Subjects: Poetic techniques, Poetics, Social injustice, Oodgeroo Noonuccal.

Cite as: Mudrooroo, . ‘The Poetemics of Oodgeroo of the Tribe Noonuccal.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 16, no. 4, 1994.