The Time of the Peacock single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1956 1956
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 77 no. 4002 24 October 1956 Z612816 1956 periodical issue 1956 pg. 20-21
  • Appears in:
    y The Time of the Peacock : Stories Mena Abdullah , Ray Mathew , New York (City) : Roy Publishers , 1965 Z519582 1965 selected work short story Most of the twelve stories in the collection are narrated by the small Indian girl, Nimmie, who weaves together the sometimes happy, sometimes sad, strands of a mixed Moslem and Hindu Indian-Australian home community in near physical isolation from city or town life. New York (City) : Roy Publishers , 1965 pg. 1-10
  • Appears in:
    y The Time of the Peacock : Stories Mena Abdullah , Ray Mathew , New York (City) : Roy Publishers , 1965 Z519582 1965 selected work short story Most of the twelve stories in the collection are narrated by the small Indian girl, Nimmie, who weaves together the sometimes happy, sometimes sad, strands of a mixed Moslem and Hindu Indian-Australian home community in near physical isolation from city or town life. Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1965 pg. 1-10
  • Appears in:
    y The Time of the Peacock : Stories Mena Abdullah , Ray Mathew , New York (City) : Roy Publishers , 1965 Z519582 1965 selected work short story Most of the twelve stories in the collection are narrated by the small Indian girl, Nimmie, who weaves together the sometimes happy, sometimes sad, strands of a mixed Moslem and Hindu Indian-Australian home community in near physical isolation from city or town life. North Ryde : Sirius Books , 1989 pg. 1-10

Works about this Work

Mirroring Ambivalence : Resistance and Reconciliation in South Asian Australia Makarand Paranjape , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Resistance and Reconciliation : Writing in the Commonwealth 2003; (p. 288-307)
The Changing Face of Australian Literature : Some Multi-Cultural Novels Ron Shapiro , 1995-1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1995-1996; (p. 69-78)
The article discusses the Indo-Australian connection in three novels which focus on migrant characters and the issues of assimilation and integration. The author tries to 'signal the changes that have occurred within Australian society in the attitude towards non-European immigrants, but equally the changing attitudes of immigrants themselves towards Australia and Australians' (77).
Discovering "Ethnicity" : Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Mena Abdullah's Time of the Peacock Diana Brydon , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian / Canadian Literatures in English : Comparative Perspectives 1987; (p. 94-110)
Mirroring Ambivalence : Resistance and Reconciliation in South Asian Australia Makarand Paranjape , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Resistance and Reconciliation : Writing in the Commonwealth 2003; (p. 288-307)
The Changing Face of Australian Literature : Some Multi-Cultural Novels Ron Shapiro , 1995-1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Commonwealth Review , vol. 7 no. 1 1995-1996; (p. 69-78)
The article discusses the Indo-Australian connection in three novels which focus on migrant characters and the issues of assimilation and integration. The author tries to 'signal the changes that have occurred within Australian society in the attitude towards non-European immigrants, but equally the changing attitudes of immigrants themselves towards Australia and Australians' (77).
Discovering "Ethnicity" : Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Mena Abdullah's Time of the Peacock Diana Brydon , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian / Canadian Literatures in English : Comparative Perspectives 1987; (p. 94-110)
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