Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 The First Stone : Some Questions About Sex and Power
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When two female university students went to the police claiming that they had been indecently assaulted at a party by the head of their co-ed residential college, the shock of the accusations split the community. Helen Garner examines the issues of sex and power which surround this incident in a blend of reportage and personal experience. (Source: Trove)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Chippendale, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Picador , 1995 .
      Extent: 222p.
      Description: port.
      ISBN: 033035583X
Alternative title: セクシュアル ハラスメント : セイ ト ケンリョク ノ ラビリンス
Transliterated title: Sekushuaru harasumento : sei to kenryoku no rabirinsu
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
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      Japan,
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      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Akashishoten ,
      2008 .
      Extent: 312p.
      ISBN: 4750326992 9784750326993

Works about this Work

Why Helen Garner Was Wrong Rachel Hennessy , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , July 2015;
Teaching Traumatic Life Narratives : Affect, Witnessing, and Ethics Kate Douglas , Tully Barnett , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 28 no. 1 2014; (p. 46-62, 254-255)

'Douglas and Barnett discuss their experiences teaching life writings of trauma to undergraduate literature students, employing Helen Garner's Joe Cinque's Consolation as a case study. They consider the affect of trauma stories and explore the ethics of including trauma texts in the literature curriculum–texts that often confront and destabilize students' reading positions. Such texts require the deployment of literary methodologies including, but also beyond, close reading–for instance, paratextual, contextual, and theory-based readings. Life narratives of trauma offer a means for broad considerations of the social and political efficacy of Australian literature texts.' (Publication summary)

Literary Guide to Australia Nicholas Shakespeare , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Telegraph , 10 July 2013;
'We asked some of the world's most eminent writers to offer literary tours of the places they know best.'
The Interviewer & the Subject Sonya Voumard (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 71 no. 2 2012; (p. 1-14)
The Interview : Helen Garner Shannon Burns (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Wet Ink , no. 24 2011; (p. 28-32)
'Author of Monkey Grip, The Children's Bach, and The First Stone - as well as other award-winning non-fiction - Helen Garner has kept readers on their toes for more than three decades. After sixteen years of non-fiction, readers might have assumed that Cosmo Cosmolino (1992) was destined to be the last of Garner's major fiction. Then, in 2008, The Spare Room - a novel based largely on three weeks spent nursing a terminally ill friend - was released to widespread critical acclaim.' (p. 28)
El arte de resistir el acoso sexual Ben Haneman , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Hontanar , June no. 45 1995; (p. 4-5)

— Review of The First Stone : Some Questions About Sex and Power Helen Garner 1995 single work prose
Leeching the Meanings of Human Experience Kevin McDonald , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Arena Magazine , June/July no. 17 1995; (p. 44-48)

— Review of The First Stone : Some Questions About Sex and Power Helen Garner 1995 single work prose
Power and Principle Andrew Rutherford , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 26 March 1995; (p. 9)

— Review of The First Stone : Some Questions About Sex and Power Helen Garner 1995 single work prose
A Meagre Justice Morag Fraser , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 March 1995; (p. 7)

— Review of The First Stone : Some Questions About Sex and Power Helen Garner 1995 single work prose
Fighting the Furies Peter Craven , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 March 1995; (p. rev 7)

— Review of The First Stone : Some Questions About Sex and Power Helen Garner 1995 single work prose
Common Sense and Feminism 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 August 1995; (p. 14)
Hard-Line Feminists Under Fire from Aussie Author 1995 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 10 August 1995; (p. 11)
Author Outs Moral Panic of University Sex Scandal Kimina Lyall , 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 28 October 1997; (p. 7)
Second Stone McKenzie Wark , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 29 October 1997; (p. 40)
Questions, Not Arguments on Sex and Power Helen Garner , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 9 August 1995; (p. 4)
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