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y The Bath Fugues selected work   novella  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'The Bath Fugues is a meditation on melancholy and art, in the form of three interwoven novellas, centred respectively on an ageing art forger; a Portuguese poet, opium addict and art collector; and a doctor, who has built an art gallery in tropical Queensland. These characters are tied by more than their art, each dealing with questions of deception and discovery, counterfeiting and rewriting, transmission and identity and each stretching the bonds of trust and friendship.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Epigraph: The Goldberg Variations...are a set of 30 variations for harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach. First published in 1741...the work is considered to be one of the most important examples of variation form. It is named after Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, who may have been the first performer.

    Wikipedia

    It is, in short, music which observes neither end nor beginning, music with neither real climax nor real resolution, music which like Baudelaire's lovers rests lightly on the wings of the unchecked wind.

    Glenn Gould

Contents

* Contents derived from the Artarmon, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Giramondo Publishing , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Beckett's Bicycle, Brian Castro , 2009 single work novella
Walter's Brief, Brian Castro , 2009 single work novella
Sarraute's Surgery, Brian Castro , 2009 single work novella

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

y Transcultural Writers and Novels in the Age of Global Mobility Arianna Dagnino , Lafayette : Purdue University Press , 2015 8887143 2015 single work criticism
Miles Franklin : Castro on List Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 March 2013; (p. 23)
Does Anglophone Chinese Diasporic Avant-Garde Writing Exist? Dorothy Wang , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 2 2012;
The Bath Fugues by Brian Castro Bruce L. Russell , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Indigo , Summer no. 6 2011; (p. 146-148)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Point Counterpoint Bernadette Brennan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , May no. 363 2010; (p. 6-7)
Professor Up for Top Award 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 28 April 2010; (p. 68)
Pick a Franklin Winner William Yeoman , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 22 June 2010; (p. 6-7)
The Year's Work in Fiction: 2009-2010 Elizabeth Webby , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 55 no. 1 2010; (p. 119-139)

— Review of Fear Factor : Terror Incognito 2009 anthology short story extract ; A True History of the Hula Hoop Judith Lanigan 2009 single work novel ; The World Beneath Cate Kennedy 2009 single work novel ; The Paperbark Shoe Goldie Goldbloom 2009 single work novel ; Swimming : A Novel Enza Gandolfo 2004 single work novel ; The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella ; The Lost Life Steven Carroll 2009 single work novel ; Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan 2009 single work criticism ; Brian Castro's Fiction : The Seductive Play of Language Bernadette Brennan 2008 multi chapter work criticism ; Legacy Larissa Behrendt 2009 single work novel ; The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy 2009 single work novel ; Lovesong Alex Miller 2009 single work novel ; Wonders of a Godless World Andrew McGahan 2009 single work novel ; Smoke in the Room Emily Maguire 2009 single work novel ; The Australian Long Story 2009 anthology short story prose novella autobiography ; Every Secret Thing Marie Munkara 2008 selected work short story ; Arrhythmia : Stories of Desire Richard Rossiter 2009 selected work short story ; The China Garden Kris Olsson 2009 single work novel ; Barley Patch Gerald Murnane 2009 single work novel ; Tom Hurstbourne, or, A Squatter's Life John Clavering Wood 2010 single work novel ; Truth Peter Temple 2009 single work novel ; The Window Seat Archie Weller 2009 selected work short story ; Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga 2009 single work novel ; The Legacy Kirsten Tranter 2010 single work novel
Untitled Sandra Hogan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Perilous Adventures , vol. 10 no. 4 2010;

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Untitled Susan Ballyn , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 4 no. 3 2010;

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
The Fabulator Miriam Cosic , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 June 2009; (p. 10-11)
Review of the Week Thornton McCamish , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 7 June 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Enigmas of Castro's Variations A. P. Riemer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 June 2009; (p. 32) The Age , 6 June 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Well Read Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 June 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Fiction Books Elli Housden , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 - 14 June 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Modulations around Identity Peter Pierce , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 June 2009; (p. 13)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Labyrinthine Life Cycles Liam Davison , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 June 2009; (p. 13)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Aurochs and Angels Jeffrey Poacher , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 313 2009; (p. 11-12)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Untitled Max Oliver , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May/June vol. 88 no. 8 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
A Forgery of Life Antonio Jose Simoes Da Silva , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Biblio : A Review of Books , November-December vol. 14 no. 11 & 12 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Review of the Week Thornton McCamish , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 7 June 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Enigmas of Castro's Variations A. P. Riemer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 June 2009; (p. 32) The Age , 6 June 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Well Read Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 June 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Fiction Books Elli Housden , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 - 14 June 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Modulations around Identity Peter Pierce , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 June 2009; (p. 13)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Labyrinthine Life Cycles Liam Davison , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 June 2009; (p. 13)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Aurochs and Angels Jeffrey Poacher , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 313 2009; (p. 11-12)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Untitled Max Oliver , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May/June vol. 88 no. 8 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
A Forgery of Life Antonio Jose Simoes Da Silva , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Biblio : A Review of Books , November-December vol. 14 no. 11 & 12 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
The Year's Work in Fiction: 2009-2010 Elizabeth Webby , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 55 no. 1 2010; (p. 119-139)

— Review of Fear Factor : Terror Incognito 2009 anthology short story extract ; A True History of the Hula Hoop Judith Lanigan 2009 single work novel ; The World Beneath Cate Kennedy 2009 single work novel ; The Paperbark Shoe Goldie Goldbloom 2009 single work novel ; Swimming : A Novel Enza Gandolfo 2004 single work novel ; The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella ; The Lost Life Steven Carroll 2009 single work novel ; Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan 2009 single work criticism ; Brian Castro's Fiction : The Seductive Play of Language Bernadette Brennan 2008 multi chapter work criticism ; Legacy Larissa Behrendt 2009 single work novel ; The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy 2009 single work novel ; Lovesong Alex Miller 2009 single work novel ; Wonders of a Godless World Andrew McGahan 2009 single work novel ; Smoke in the Room Emily Maguire 2009 single work novel ; The Australian Long Story 2009 anthology short story prose novella autobiography ; Every Secret Thing Marie Munkara 2008 selected work short story ; Arrhythmia : Stories of Desire Richard Rossiter 2009 selected work short story ; The China Garden Kris Olsson 2009 single work novel ; Barley Patch Gerald Murnane 2009 single work novel ; Tom Hurstbourne, or, A Squatter's Life John Clavering Wood 2010 single work novel ; Truth Peter Temple 2009 single work novel ; The Window Seat Archie Weller 2009 selected work short story ; Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga 2009 single work novel ; The Legacy Kirsten Tranter 2010 single work novel
Untitled Sandra Hogan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Perilous Adventures , vol. 10 no. 4 2010;

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
The Bath Fugues by Brian Castro Bruce L. Russell , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Indigo , Summer no. 6 2011; (p. 146-148)

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
Untitled Susan Ballyn , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 4 no. 3 2010;

— Review of The Bath Fugues Brian Castro 2009 selected work novella
The Fabulator Miriam Cosic , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 June 2009; (p. 10-11)
Point Counterpoint Bernadette Brennan , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , May no. 363 2010; (p. 6-7)
Professor Up for Top Award 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 28 April 2010; (p. 68)
Pick a Franklin Winner William Yeoman , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 22 June 2010; (p. 6-7)
Does Anglophone Chinese Diasporic Avant-Garde Writing Exist? Dorothy Wang , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 12 no. 2 2012;
Miles Franklin : Castro on List Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 March 2013; (p. 23)
y Transcultural Writers and Novels in the Age of Global Mobility Arianna Dagnino , Lafayette : Purdue University Press , 2015 8887143 2015 single work criticism
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