y The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas selected work   novella  
Issue Details: First known date: 1967 1967
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'In The Puzzleheaded Girl, made up of four thematically linked novellas, Stead’s unsurpassable skills of observation and social critique are on full display. ...' (Source: Tet Publishing website)

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Secker and Warburg , 1968 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Puzzleheaded Girl, Christina Stead , 1965 single work novella (p. 9-67)
The Dianas, Christina Stead , 1965 single work novella The Huntress (p. 69-112)
The Rightangled Creek : a sort of ghost story, Christina Stead , 1967-1968 single work novella (p. 113-180)
Girl from the Beach, Christina Stead , 1967-1968 single work novella (p. 181-285)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Holt, Rinehart and Winston , 1967 .
      Extent: 255p.
      Edition info: 1st. ed.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: To my friends Jessie and Ettore Rella
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Virago , 1984 .
      Extent: xv, 285p.p.
      Edition info: Reprinted from English first edition.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Angela Carter.
      ISBN: 860681785(pbk)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2016 .
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      This image has been sourced from Text Publishing website
      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Forthcoming 3 October 2016

        First published 1965

      ISBN: 9781925355710 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Christina Stead : Her Luck Ann-Marie Priest , 2013 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 72 no. 3 2013; (p. 66-78)
y The Enigmatic Christina Stead : A Provocative Re-Reading Teresa Petersen , Carlton South : Melbourne University Press , 2001 Z795705 2001 single work criticism
y Christina Stead : A Biography Hazel Rowley , Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1993 Z202981 1993 single work biography
y Christina Stead: The American Years Anita Kristina Segerberg , 1990 Z67027 1990 single work thesis
Christina Stead's "The Puzzleheaded Girl" : The Political Context Michael Wilding , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Words and Wordsmiths : A Volume for H.L. Rogers 1989; (p. 147-173) Studies in Classic Australian Fiction 1997; (p. 187-220)
Hearts Exposed with Precision Ric Throssell , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 9-10 February 1985; (p. 11)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Short Story Chronicle Michael Wilding , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Winter vol. 30 no. 2 1971; (p. 255, 257, 259, 261, 263, 265, 267)

— Review of Coast to Coast : Australian Stories 1969-1970 1970 periodical issue short story ; Coast to Coast : Australian Stories 1967-68 1968 periodical issue short story ; Selected Stories 1936-1968 Dal Stivens 1969 selected work short story ; The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella ; Futility and Other Animals Frank Moorhouse 1969 selected work short story ; Disquiet and Other Stories Manning Clark 1969 selected work short story ; Mr Butterfry and Other Tales of New Japan Hal Porter 1970 selected work short story
Christina Stead in the 1960s R. G. Geering , 1968 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 1 1968; (p. 26-36)
Untitled Robert Ward , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June vol. 7 no. 8 1968; (p. 143)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden 1968 single work novel ; The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella ; The Chantic Bird David Ireland 1968 single work novel
Man-Destroyers John Baxter , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 September vol. 90 no. 4620 1968; (p. 67-68)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled D. Edmonds , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Studies in Short Fiction , vol. 6 no. 1968; (p. 110-112)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled F. H. Gardner , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 1 January 1968; (p. 21-22)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Thomas Keneally , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 August 1968; (p. 12)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Leonie Kramer , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 July 1968; (p. 24)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Michael Wilding , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: London Magazine , n.s.8 1968; (p. 112-113)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled P. MacManus , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: Saturday Review , 14 October 1967; (p. 34,99-100)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled A. Morris , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 10 December 1967; (p. 54)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled R. Sale , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: The Hudson Review , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 1967-1968; (p. 666-674)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled C. T. Samuels , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: New Republic , 9 September 1967; (p. 30-31)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled R. Sokolov , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: Newsweek , 11 September 1967; (p. 55-56)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Robert Ward , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June vol. 7 no. 8 1968; (p. 143)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden 1968 single work novel ; The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella ; The Chantic Bird David Ireland 1968 single work novel
Short Story Chronicle Michael Wilding , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Winter vol. 30 no. 2 1971; (p. 255, 257, 259, 261, 263, 265, 267)

— Review of Coast to Coast : Australian Stories 1969-1970 1970 periodical issue short story ; Coast to Coast : Australian Stories 1967-68 1968 periodical issue short story ; Selected Stories 1936-1968 Dal Stivens 1969 selected work short story ; The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella ; Futility and Other Animals Frank Moorhouse 1969 selected work short story ; Disquiet and Other Stories Manning Clark 1969 selected work short story ; Mr Butterfry and Other Tales of New Japan Hal Porter 1970 selected work short story
Untitled P. MacManus , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: Saturday Review , 14 October 1967; (p. 34,99-100)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled A. Morris , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 10 December 1967; (p. 54)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled R. Sale , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: The Hudson Review , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 1967-1968; (p. 666-674)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled C. T. Samuels , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: New Republic , 9 September 1967; (p. 30-31)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled R. Sokolov , 1967 single work review
— Appears in: Newsweek , 11 September 1967; (p. 55-56)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Man-Destroyers John Baxter , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 September vol. 90 no. 4620 1968; (p. 67-68)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled D. Edmonds , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Studies in Short Fiction , vol. 6 no. 1968; (p. 110-112)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled F. H. Gardner , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 1 January 1968; (p. 21-22)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Thomas Keneally , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 August 1968; (p. 12)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Leonie Kramer , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 July 1968; (p. 24)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Untitled Michael Wilding , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: London Magazine , n.s.8 1968; (p. 112-113)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
Hearts Exposed with Precision Ric Throssell , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 9-10 February 1985; (p. 11)

— Review of The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead 1967 selected work novella
y Christina Stead: The American Years Anita Kristina Segerberg , 1990 Z67027 1990 single work thesis
y Christina Stead : A Biography Hazel Rowley , Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1993 Z202981 1993 single work biography
Christina Stead's "The Puzzleheaded Girl" : The Political Context Michael Wilding , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Words and Wordsmiths : A Volume for H.L. Rogers 1989; (p. 147-173) Studies in Classic Australian Fiction 1997; (p. 187-220)
Christina Stead in the 1960s R. G. Geering , 1968 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 1 1968; (p. 26-36)
y The Enigmatic Christina Stead : A Provocative Re-Reading Teresa Petersen , Carlton South : Melbourne University Press , 2001 Z795705 2001 single work criticism
Christina Stead : Her Luck Ann-Marie Priest , 2013 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 72 no. 3 2013; (p. 66-78)
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