Doctor Wooreddy's Prescription for Enduring the End of the World

TitleDoctor Wooreddy's Prescription for Enduring the End of the World
Year for Search1983
AuthorsJohnson, Colin (b. 1938)
Date Published1983
PublisherHyland House
Place PublishedMelbourne, VIC, Australia
KeywordsAustralian author
Annotation

Australian treatment of the Aborigines described as a dystopia. Includes the description of a racist commune designed to civilize the Aborigines.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. with the author given as Mudrooroo. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Hyland House, 1987

Holding Institutions

A, CU-I, M, VUW

Author Note

The author (b. 1938) was born Colin Johnson and took the Aboriginal name of Mudrooroo Nyoongah but was forced to drop the Nyoongah; he legally changed his name to Mudrooroo in 1988. He has also used the names Colin Johnson Mudrooroo, Colin Johnson Nyoongah, and Mudrooroo Narogin. His claim of Aboriginal identity is disputed by some and supported by others.

Full Text

1983 Johnson, Colin (b. 1938). Doctor Wooreddy’s Prescription for Enduring the End of the World. Melbourne, VIC: Hyland House. Rpt. with the author given as Mudrooroo. Melbourne, VIC: Hyland House, 1987. The author was born Colin Johnson and took the Aboriginal name of Mudrooroo Nyoongah but was forced to drop the Nyoongah. He legally changed his name to Mudrooroo in 1988. He has also used the names Colin Johnson Mudrooroo, Colin Johnson Nyoongah, and Mudrooroo Narogin. His claim of Aboriginal identity is disputed by some and supported by others. A, CU-I, M, VUW

Australian treatment of the Aborigines described as a dystopia. Includes the description of a racist intentional community designed to civilize the Aborigines.