y I Am Ned Kelly single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1980 1980
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Allen Lane , 1980 .
      Extent: xvi, 313p.p.
      Description: geneal. table., map.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography, p.[291]-300
      ISBN: 0713912502
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1982 .
      Extent: xvi, 313p.p.
      Description: geneal. table., map,.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography, p.[293]-300
      ISBN: 0140062475
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1989 .
      Alternative title: Ned Kelly
      Extent: xi, 313p.p.
      Edition info: 2nd ed.
      Description: illus., 1 map, geneal. tables.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography, p.293-300
      ISBN: 0140123660 (pbk.)
    • Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Melbourne University Press , 2001 .
      Alternative title: Ned Kelly
      Extent: xx, 248p., [20]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., maps, ports., geneal. table.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index and bibliography, p.232-238
      • Dedication: To my own four Australians Damien, Michael. Leah and Justine.
      ISBN: 0522850138

Works about this Work

Country and Lives : Australian Biography and Its History Melanie Nolan , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cercles , no. 35 2015;
'There have been attempts to relate national characteristics “by reference to climate, habitat and soil and investing the collective subject with psychological attributes” for over two millennia. More recently historians of modern nationalism developed elaborate typologies often citing Martin Heidegger’s arguments that “the being of the human finds its essence in the being of place — the belonging together of being and topos” [MALPAS 2012 : 5-6]. And yet the challenge to the ontological connection between self and place, what Jeff Malpas describes as the “topological analysis of self and identity”, has a long philosophical tradition, too. This debate over experience, biography and nation has implications for historians who have raised empirical questions about the development of collective sensibilities over time among recent emigrant peoples, their physical peculiarities, behaviourial quirks and emergent national character. In this paper I consider the role that biography writing played in the construction of an Australian national identity geared to what Pierre Nora famously termed as the “roman national”, or the collective discourse on the history of the nation and its place in the world. I argue that Australian historians played a significant role in the history of biograpy writing and, related to it, the debate over collective Australian identity.' (Introduction)
Cop-killer Hero : Recent Words on Ned Kelly Jeff Sparrow , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 170 2003; (p. 57-60)

— Review of I Am Ned Kelly John Molony 1980 single work biography ; The Jerilderie Letter Ned Kelly 1879 single work correspondence
Untitled Graham Seal , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , August no. 8 2002; Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 186-188)

— Review of I Am Ned Kelly John Molony 1980 single work biography
Untitled Graham Seal , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , August no. 8 2002; Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 186-188)

— Review of I Am Ned Kelly John Molony 1980 single work biography
Cop-killer Hero : Recent Words on Ned Kelly Jeff Sparrow , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 170 2003; (p. 57-60)

— Review of I Am Ned Kelly John Molony 1980 single work biography ; The Jerilderie Letter Ned Kelly 1879 single work correspondence
Country and Lives : Australian Biography and Its History Melanie Nolan , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cercles , no. 35 2015;
'There have been attempts to relate national characteristics “by reference to climate, habitat and soil and investing the collective subject with psychological attributes” for over two millennia. More recently historians of modern nationalism developed elaborate typologies often citing Martin Heidegger’s arguments that “the being of the human finds its essence in the being of place — the belonging together of being and topos” [MALPAS 2012 : 5-6]. And yet the challenge to the ontological connection between self and place, what Jeff Malpas describes as the “topological analysis of self and identity”, has a long philosophical tradition, too. This debate over experience, biography and nation has implications for historians who have raised empirical questions about the development of collective sensibilities over time among recent emigrant peoples, their physical peculiarities, behaviourial quirks and emergent national character. In this paper I consider the role that biography writing played in the construction of an Australian national identity geared to what Pierre Nora famously termed as the “roman national”, or the collective discourse on the history of the nation and its place in the world. I argue that Australian historians played a significant role in the history of biograpy writing and, related to it, the debate over collective Australian identity.' (Introduction)
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