Chaos or a Dancing Star? : Christina Stead's 'Seven Poor Men of Sydney' Issue Details: First known date: 1968... 1968
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'The review and analysis of Christina Stead's 'Seven Poor Men of Sydney' is discussed. The novel is a particularly challenging and original one, in spite of the surface influences of Joyce and Cabell.' (Abstract)

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  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin Quarterly vol. 27 no. 2 Winter 1968 Z605795 1968 periodical issue 1968 pg. 150-161
  • Appears in:
    y The Magic Phrase : Critical Essays on Christina Stead Margaret Harris (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2000 Z556730 2000 anthology criticism

    'Christina Stead (1902-83) is regarded worldwide as one of Australia's greatest novelists. The New Yorker called her "the most extraordinary woman novelist produced by the English-speaking race since Virginia Woolf". This is the first volume to provide an overview of Stead criticism, including pioneering 'classic' essays and critical literature from the 1980s and '90s by a range of Australian, North American and English critics.' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2000
    pg. 58-70, notes 268

Works about this Work

In the Hewett Archive Dorothy Green Memorial Lecture : In the Hewett Archive Kate Lilley , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-14)
'This paper is, circuitously, all about my mother, and me: my formal, legal role as Dorothy Hewett's literary executor (along with my brother, Tom Flood); the experience of growing up in the archive and of being, in a sense, part of the archive; and the task of curating a part of that archive as the editor of the new Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett published by the University of Western Australia Press.' (p. 10)
In the Hewett Archive Dorothy Green Memorial Lecture : In the Hewett Archive Kate Lilley , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-14)
'This paper is, circuitously, all about my mother, and me: my formal, legal role as Dorothy Hewett's literary executor (along with my brother, Tom Flood); the experience of growing up in the archive and of being, in a sense, part of the archive; and the task of curating a part of that archive as the editor of the new Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett published by the University of Western Australia Press.' (p. 10)
Last amended 24 Feb 2017 15:18:45
150-161 Chaos or a Dancing Star? : Christina Stead's 'Seven Poor Men of Sydney'AustLit Meanjin Quarterly
58-70, notes 268 Chaos or a Dancing Star? : Christina Stead's 'Seven Poor Men of Sydney'AustLit
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