y Vance and Nettie Palmer single work   criticism  
  • Author: Vivian Smith http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/smith-vivian
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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Heeding the Warnings : ‘Sucking up the Seas’ in Vance Palmer’s Cyclone Deborah Jordan , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Etropic : Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics , no. 10 2011; (p. 20-31)
'Climate change literary criticism calls for fundamental re-evalutions of our critical tools. In representations of extreme weather events, Vance Palmer's Cyclone set in North Queensland meets many of the new criterion with its story about the impact of the cyclone on individuals, community and plot. The genesis and inspiration of the novel, its writing, its publication, review and reception can be addressed. The cyclone is seen through the perceptions of different characters. Vance and Nettie Palmer knew many of the people drowned in the 1934 cyclone. Palmer drew on the historical record in his novel, which was published over a decade later. The reception of Cyclone was very limited given it was published locally by Angus & Robertson and had no serious critical response. The environmental imagination has been a powerful force in Australia creative writing and is undervalued in contemporary debates.' (Author's abstract)
Untitled Syed Amanuddin , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Books Abroad , vol. 1 no. 4 1978; (p. 959)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Vance and Nettie Palmer Harry Payne Heseltine , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , no. 66 1977; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
The Prophets Downcast : The Palmers and their Nationalism David Walter , 1976 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Winter vol. 35 no. 2 1976; (p. 149-157)
Untitled Maurice Dunlevy , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 June 1975; (p. 8)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Untitled Mark Macleod , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 July 1975; (p. 19)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
A Sympathetic Look at the Palmers Judah Waten , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 June 1975; (p. 18)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Untitled Cecil Hadgraft , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 7 no. 2 1975; (p. 217-221)

— Review of Douglas Stewart Clement Semmler 1977 single work criticism biography ; Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Untitled Maurice Dunlevy , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 June 1975; (p. 8)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Untitled Mark Macleod , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 July 1975; (p. 19)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
A Sympathetic Look at the Palmers Judah Waten , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 June 1975; (p. 18)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Vance and Nettie Palmer Harry Payne Heseltine , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , no. 66 1977; (p. 70-71)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Untitled Syed Amanuddin , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Books Abroad , vol. 1 no. 4 1978; (p. 959)

— Review of Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Untitled Cecil Hadgraft , 1975 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 7 no. 2 1975; (p. 217-221)

— Review of Douglas Stewart Clement Semmler 1977 single work criticism biography ; Vance and Nettie Palmer Vivian Smith 1975 single work criticism
Heeding the Warnings : ‘Sucking up the Seas’ in Vance Palmer’s Cyclone Deborah Jordan , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Etropic : Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics , no. 10 2011; (p. 20-31)
'Climate change literary criticism calls for fundamental re-evalutions of our critical tools. In representations of extreme weather events, Vance Palmer's Cyclone set in North Queensland meets many of the new criterion with its story about the impact of the cyclone on individuals, community and plot. The genesis and inspiration of the novel, its writing, its publication, review and reception can be addressed. The cyclone is seen through the perceptions of different characters. Vance and Nettie Palmer knew many of the people drowned in the 1934 cyclone. Palmer drew on the historical record in his novel, which was published over a decade later. The reception of Cyclone was very limited given it was published locally by Angus & Robertson and had no serious critical response. The environmental imagination has been a powerful force in Australia creative writing and is undervalued in contemporary debates.' (Author's abstract)
The Prophets Downcast : The Palmers and their Nationalism David Walter , 1976 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Winter vol. 35 no. 2 1976; (p. 149-157)
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