y Performances single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1990 1990
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' The Domain Street flats are dying. As the damp slowly creeps through the block, we are invited in to witness the lives of its ordinary and not so ordinary inhabitants. Part soap opera, part fantasy, Maurilia Meehan's first novel combines romance, travelogue, theatre and Textual Terrorism to explore contemporary urban life. With irreverent wit and a keen sense of the ironic and the ridiculous, Maurilia Meehan takes us to the factories and flats, the bowling alleys and the bedrooms where we act out those performances that tell us who we think we are.' Back cover.

Notes

  • Epigraph: 'Believing in the danger which sprang from objects as well as people, which dress, which shoes, which coat demanded less of her panicked heart and body? For a costume was a challenge too, a discipline, a trap which once adopted could influence the actor...She selected her cape which seemed more protective, more enveloping. Also the cape held within its folds something of what she imagined was a quality possessed exclusively by man: some dash, some audacity, some swagger of freedom denied to woman.' Anais Nin, Spy in The House of Love.

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Works about this Work

Untitled Terri-Ann White , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Winter no. 7-8 1992; (p. 166-167)

— Review of Easy Come, Easy Go Pamela May 1990 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Lip Curls, Lust and Leather Lyn Hughes , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , Spring no. 12 1991; (p. 23)

— Review of Easy Come, Easy Go Pamela May 1990 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Neighbours, Dreams and Neighbours Carol Franklin , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 51 no. 4 1991; (p. 152-163)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton 1991 single work novel ; Revolution by Night, or, Katjala Wananu (The Son after the Father): A Story of the Central Deserts Together with the Monograph Written by Jack Terrence Dutruc and Entitled "Interior" an Analysis of Hieroglyphs in Australian Art, and Its Perspectives James Bardon 1991 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Good News for the Modern Man Fiona Capp , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 128 1991; (p. 9-10)

— Review of Revival House Julian Davies 1991 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Gentle Prods at Sacred Cows Dewi Anggraeni , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , March vol. 3 no. 1 1991; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Lip Curls, Lust and Leather Lyn Hughes , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , Spring no. 12 1991; (p. 23)

— Review of Easy Come, Easy Go Pamela May 1990 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Untitled Terri-Ann White , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Winter no. 7-8 1992; (p. 166-167)

— Review of Easy Come, Easy Go Pamela May 1990 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Neighbours, Dreams and Neighbours Carol Franklin , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 51 no. 4 1991; (p. 152-163)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton 1991 single work novel ; Revolution by Night, or, Katjala Wananu (The Son after the Father): A Story of the Central Deserts Together with the Monograph Written by Jack Terrence Dutruc and Entitled "Interior" an Analysis of Hieroglyphs in Australian Art, and Its Perspectives James Bardon 1991 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Good News for the Modern Man Fiona Capp , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 128 1991; (p. 9-10)

— Review of Revival House Julian Davies 1991 single work novel ; Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
Gentle Prods at Sacred Cows Dewi Anggraeni , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , March vol. 3 no. 1 1991; (p. 29-30)

— Review of Performances Maurilia Meehan 1990 single work novel
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