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y Upsurge : A Novel single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1934 1934
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Adaptations

form y Upsurge : Adapted for the Screen Judith Pugh , Australia : CM Film Productions , 1996 Z1120618 1996 single work film/TV

Banned in Australia

Censorship Agencies: Book Censorship Board
Decision: 20 Nov 1934
NAA Source: A3023; Folder 1933/34
Censorship notes: Released at the general review on 24.04.1958.

Notes

  • Considered pornographic by reviewers when it was first published, Upsurge was the first Australian novel to be banned by the Commonwealth Book Censorship Board (1934).
  • Available as a sound recording and adapted for the screen.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Nedlands, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 1986 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Richard Nile , 1934-1986 single work criticism (p. ix-xxix)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      John Long , 1934 .
      5956507562900837535.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 286, [1], 32p.p.
      Note/s:
      • The text of the novel is followed by John Long's 32-page Spring 1934 book catalogue.
    • Nedlands, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 1986 .
      Extent: xxix, 287p.p.
      Edition info: Facsimile ed.
      Note/s:
      • Preface and introduction by Richard A. Nile.
      • Dedication: to Brian de Garis
      ISBN: 0855642440

Works about this Work

The Modernist Impulse : Peter Cowan's Early Fiction Julie Lewis , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 131 1993; (p. 58-64)
Myths of Innocence and Experience Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: An Australian Compass : Essays on Place and Direction in Australian Literature 1991; (p. 75-87) Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns 1992; (p. 238-253)
In Place Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 131 1991; (p. 5-8)
Documenting and Criticising Society David Carter , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 13 no. 4 1988; (p. 370-389) Always Almost Modern : Australian Print Cultures and Modernity 2013; (p. 167-185)
The Censor as Literary Critic Robert Darby , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 31 no. 4 1986; (p. 30-40)
Untitled Peter Cowan , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , October vol. 1 no. 10 1986; (p. 14)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
The Rich v. the Rest Veronica Sen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 August 1986; (p. 12)

— Review of Lantana Lane Eleanor Dark 1959 single work novel ; Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
A Socialist Realist Resurrection : Leavised Yesterday, Deconstructed Today..... Don Grant , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 85 1986; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
These Dangerous Ideas Are Safe at Last Humphrey McQueen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 October 1986; (p. 48)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
J.M. Harcourt and the Nineteen-Thirties Peter Cowan , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 29 no. 2 1984; (p. 93-100)
The Banning of "Upsurge" J. M. Harcourt , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer (1970-1971) no. 46 1970; (p. 30-33)
Upsurge A.C.T. , 1935 single work review
— Appears in: Manuscripts : A Quarterly of Arts and Letters , May no. 13 1935; (p. 118-119)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
Introduction Richard Nile , 1934-1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Upsurge : A Novel 1986; (p. ix-xxix)
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 14 August vol. 6 no. 8 1934; (p. 153-154)

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Upsurge : J.M. Harcourt Anonymous , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: Pandemonium , December vol. 1 no. 11 1934; (p. 16)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
Untitled Peter Cowan , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , October vol. 1 no. 10 1986; (p. 14)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
A Reader's Notebook Nettie Palmer , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: All About Books , 14 August vol. 6 no. 8 1934; (p. 153-154)

— Review of Landtakers : The Story of an Epoch Brian Penton 1934 single work novel ; Cobbers : A Personal Record of a Journey from Essex, in England, to Australia, Tasmania and Some of the Reefs and Islands in the Coral Sea, Made in the Years 1930, 1931 and 1932 Thomas Wood 1934 single work autobiography ; Eight Plays by Australians 1934 anthology drama ; Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel ; The Silver Dog Alison McDougall 1934 single work novel ; The Yellow Joss : And Other Tales Ion L. Idriess 1934 selected work short story ; Ambition : An Autobiographical Novel Eric Muspratt 1934 single work novel
The Rich v. the Rest Veronica Sen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 August 1986; (p. 12)

— Review of Lantana Lane Eleanor Dark 1959 single work novel ; Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
Upsurge : J.M. Harcourt Anonymous , 1934 single work review
— Appears in: Pandemonium , December vol. 1 no. 11 1934; (p. 16)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
Upsurge A.C.T. , 1935 single work review
— Appears in: Manuscripts : A Quarterly of Arts and Letters , May no. 13 1935; (p. 118-119)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
A Socialist Realist Resurrection : Leavised Yesterday, Deconstructed Today..... Don Grant , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 85 1986; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
These Dangerous Ideas Are Safe at Last Humphrey McQueen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 October 1986; (p. 48)

— Review of Upsurge : A Novel J. M. Harcourt 1934 single work novel
Introduction Richard Nile , 1934-1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Upsurge : A Novel 1986; (p. ix-xxix)
The Censor as Literary Critic Robert Darby , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 31 no. 4 1986; (p. 30-40)
Myths of Innocence and Experience Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: An Australian Compass : Essays on Place and Direction in Australian Literature 1991; (p. 75-87) Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns 1992; (p. 238-253)
J.M. Harcourt and the Nineteen-Thirties Peter Cowan , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 29 no. 2 1984; (p. 93-100)
In Place Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 131 1991; (p. 5-8)
Documenting and Criticising Society David Carter , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 13 no. 4 1988; (p. 370-389) Always Almost Modern : Australian Print Cultures and Modernity 2013; (p. 167-185)
The Modernist Impulse : Peter Cowan's Early Fiction Julie Lewis , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 131 1993; (p. 58-64)
The Banning of "Upsurge" J. M. Harcourt , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer (1970-1971) no. 46 1970; (p. 30-33)
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