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Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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A comprehensive biography of Charmian Clift's life and work. The biographer, Nadia Wheatley, spent over two decades in research for this Life, while continuing to write her own important body of work. Nadia Wheatley's examination of Clift's literary works in print and in manuscript is enlightening.

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  • Other formats: Also braille.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2001 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Author's Note, Nadia Wheatley , 2001 single work criticism
A fascinating insight into the writing of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift and the reasons behind it's narrative structure.
(p. viii-xvii)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2001 .
      Extent: xix, 739p., [24]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., map, ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 0732268850
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Flamingo , 2001 .
      Extent: xix, 739p., [24]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., map, ports
      ISBN: 0732268850, 0732269121 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Charmain Clift and George Johnston, Hydra 1960 : The 'Lost' Photographs of James Burke Paul Genoni , Tanya Dalziell , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 73 no. 1 2014; (p. 18-37)
Mermaid Tavern Evelyn Juers , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 20 May no. 5329 2005; (p. 22)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography ; Charmian and George : The Marriage of George Johnston and Charmian Clift Max Brown 2004 single work biography ; Searching for Charmian : The Daughter Charmian Clift Gave Away Discovers the Mother She Never Knew Suzanne Chick 1994 single work autobiography ; The Broken Book Susan Johnson 2004 single work novel
Lies and Silences Nadia Wheatley , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Best Australian Essays 2002 2002; (p. 169-179) Meanjin , vol. 61 no. 1 2002; (p. 60-69)
Tales, Tears and Recognition ... Rest of the Story is History Tony Stephens , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 October 2002; (p. 6)
Untitled Ian McFarlane , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Voice : A Journal of Comment and Review , March no. 1 2002; (p. 27-29)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Revisiting the Sixties Christina Hill , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 61 no. 1 2002; (p. 70-76)

— Review of Charmian Clift : Selected Essays Charmian Clift 2001 selected work prose biography ; The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Books Michelle Griffin , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 8 September 2002; (p. 11)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Untitled Mike Shuttleworth , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 September 2002; (p. 16)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Fated Glamour Couple of Australian Writing Revealed as Creators of Their Own Mythology Susan Wyndham , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2001; (p. 11)
The Other Side of Charmian Sally Blakeney , 2001 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 April 2001; (p. 10-11)
A Charmian Life Mark Tredinnick , 2001 single work biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 May vol. 119 no. 6273 2001; (p. 64-65)
The Reluctant Biographer Jane Sullivan , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 23 June 2001; (p. 8)
Author's Note Nadia Wheatley , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift 2001; (p. viii-xvii)
A fascinating insight into the writing of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift and the reasons behind it's narrative structure.
The Sweet Voice of Reason Ian McFarlane , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 June 2001; (p. 16)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Rebelling Against the Better Half Tony Baker , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 June 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Ways of Escape in a Literary Life Stephanie Holt , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 August 2001; (p. 9)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
A Clear View of the Morning Peter Craven , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 August 2001; (p. 12-13)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Poor Icarus Charmian Susan Carson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 13 no. 1 2001;

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
No Comfort in the Stars Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 232 2001; (p. 10-12)

— Review of Mermaid Singing [and] Peel Me a Lotus Charmian Clift 2001 selected work novel ; The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography ; Charmian Clift : Selected Essays Charmian Clift 2001 selected work prose biography
Mermaid Tavern Evelyn Juers , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 20 May no. 5329 2005; (p. 22)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography ; Charmian and George : The Marriage of George Johnston and Charmian Clift Max Brown 2004 single work biography ; Searching for Charmian : The Daughter Charmian Clift Gave Away Discovers the Mother She Never Knew Suzanne Chick 1994 single work autobiography ; The Broken Book Susan Johnson 2004 single work novel
Untitled Ian McFarlane , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Voice : A Journal of Comment and Review , March no. 1 2002; (p. 27-29)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
The Sweet Voice of Reason Ian McFarlane , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 June 2001; (p. 16)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Rebelling Against the Better Half Tony Baker , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 June 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Ways of Escape in a Literary Life Stephanie Holt , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 August 2001; (p. 9)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
A Clear View of the Morning Peter Craven , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 August 2001; (p. 12-13)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Poor Icarus Charmian Susan Carson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 13 no. 1 2001;

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
No Comfort in the Stars Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 232 2001; (p. 10-12)

— Review of Mermaid Singing [and] Peel Me a Lotus Charmian Clift 2001 selected work novel ; The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography ; Charmian Clift : Selected Essays Charmian Clift 2001 selected work prose biography
Revisiting the Sixties Christina Hill , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 61 no. 1 2002; (p. 70-76)

— Review of Charmian Clift : Selected Essays Charmian Clift 2001 selected work prose biography ; The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Books Michelle Griffin , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 8 September 2002; (p. 11)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Untitled Mike Shuttleworth , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 September 2002; (p. 16)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley 2001 single work biography
Fated Glamour Couple of Australian Writing Revealed as Creators of Their Own Mythology Susan Wyndham , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2001; (p. 11)
The Other Side of Charmian Sally Blakeney , 2001 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 April 2001; (p. 10-11)
A Charmian Life Mark Tredinnick , 2001 single work biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 May vol. 119 no. 6273 2001; (p. 64-65)
The Reluctant Biographer Jane Sullivan , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 23 June 2001; (p. 8)
Author's Note Nadia Wheatley , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift 2001; (p. viii-xvii)
A fascinating insight into the writing of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift and the reasons behind it's narrative structure.
Lies and Silences Nadia Wheatley , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Best Australian Essays 2002 2002; (p. 169-179) Meanjin , vol. 61 no. 1 2002; (p. 60-69)
Tales, Tears and Recognition ... Rest of the Story is History Tony Stephens , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 October 2002; (p. 6)
Charmain Clift and George Johnston, Hydra 1960 : The 'Lost' Photographs of James Burke Paul Genoni , Tanya Dalziell , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 73 no. 1 2014; (p. 18-37)
Last amended 13 Mar 2008 11:30:36
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