Susan Hosking

Susan Hosking teaches in the English Department at the University of Adelaide.

Susan Hosking reviews 'Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines' by David Unaipon, edited and introduced by Stephen Muecke and Adam Shoemaker

December 2001–January 2002, no. 237 01 December 2001
Susan Hosking reviews 'Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines' by David Unaipon, edited and introduced by Stephen Muecke and Adam Shoemaker
Most of us are familiar with an image of David Unaipon, clean-shaven, neatly dressed, gazing steadily beyond the spatial dimensions of our $50 note. He wears a tie, and the collar of his shirt is evenly turned. Over his right shoulder is the little church at Raukkan; floating over his left are three of his inventions, including the shearing handpiece that no one would lend him the money to patent. ... (read more)