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Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1965 1940-1965
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Written as an introduction to the 1965 reprint of The Man Who Loved Children, American critic Jarrell's 'enthusiastic' essay stimulated a revaluation of Christina Stead's work. (Oxford Companion to Australian Literature). The essay has been reprinted in numerous editions of the novel since 1965.

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The essay has been reprinted in numerous edtions of the novel since 1965.
  • Appears in:
    y The Man Who Loved Children Christina Stead , New York (City) : Simon and Schuster , 1940 Z462160 1940 single work novel (taught in 19 units) 'Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for each other. As Sam uses the children's adoration to feed his own voracious ego, Henny watches in bleak despair, knowing the bitter reality that lies just below his mad visions. A chilling novel of family life, the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives.' (Source: Libraries Australia)
    New York (City) : Holt, Rinehart and Winston , 1965
    pg. v-xli
  • Appears in:
    y Atlantic Monthly vol. 215 no. 3 1965 Z1380144 1965 periodical issue 1965 pg. 166-71
    Note: With title: The Man Who Loved Children
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