y Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories selected work   short story  
Is part of West Coast Writing 1976 series - publisher
Issue Details: First known date: 1976 1976
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Notes

  • This was the first short story collection Jolley had published. It was later republished, together with her autobiographical essay 'Self Portrait : A Child Went Forth' in a collection Five Acre Virgin : Stories (FACP), and together with collection The Travelling Entertainer, in the collection Stories (1984), q.v.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording, large print.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Another Holiday for the Prince, Elizabeth Jolley , 1973 single work short story (p. 1-6)
Five Acre Virgin, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story (p. 7-12)
A Gentleman's Agreement, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story (p. 13-17)
The Wedding of the Painted Doll, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story (p. 18-30)
One Bite for Christmas, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story (p. 31-35)
'Surprise! Surprise!' from Matron, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story humour (p. 36-44)
The Shepherd on the Roof, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story (p. 46-55)
Outink to Uncle's Place, Elizabeth Jolley , 1970 single work short story (p. 56-62)
Bill Sprockett's Land, Elizabeth Jolley , 1971 single work short story (p. 63-68)
A Hedge of Rosemary, Elizabeth Jolley , 1967 single work short story (p. 69-75)
The Jarrah Thieves, Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 single work short story (p. 76-91)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 1989 .
      Alternative title: Five Acre Virgin: Stories
      Extent: 135p.
      Edition info: New ed.
      Note/s:
      • Not illustrated
      ISBN: 0949206490

Works about this Work

Bookmaker's Diary Clive Newman , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , October vol. 84 no. 4 2004; (p. 20)
y Reading and Writing Elizabeth Jolley : Contemporary Approaches Sandra McCowan , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1995 Z126211 1995 single work criticism Written to assist Senior High School students understand the writings of Elizabeth Jolley by applying critical reading and theory practices.
`Du Holde Kunst': Music and Musical Form in Elizabeth Jolley's Fiction A. P. Riemer , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Elizabeth Jolley : New Critical Essays 1991; (p. 208-218)
A Literary Offering : Elizabeth Jolley Helen Daniel , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Liars : Australian New Novelists 1988; (p. 267-300)
'Compares Jolley's fiction to Bach's "Offering," her work consisting of "component literary fugues and canons, each one a fiction it itself, and the whole graceful totality." Examines Jolley's handling of time, characterization, narrative, and theme in this light' (Annotation in Robert L. Ross, Australian Literary Criticism - 1945-1988, 238).
Between Two Worlds - An Approach to Elizabeth Jolley's Fiction A. P. Riemer , 1983 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 43 no. 3 1983; (p. 239-252)
Five Acre Hell Thomas Shapcott , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 25 no. 4 1980; (p. 73-75)
Local Writing - A Matter of Perspective Margaret Maslen , 1977 single work column
— Appears in: Artlook , July vol. 3 no. 5 1977; (p. 29-30)
New Anthologies Van Ikin , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 21 no. 10 1977; (p. 79-80)

— Review of New Country : A Selection of Western Australian Short Stories 1976 anthology short story ; Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry ; Wong Chu and The Queen's Letterbox : The First Collection of Stories T. A. G. Hungerford 1977 selected work short story ; Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley 1976 selected work short story
Adversity in Detail Jean Bedford , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 March 1977; (p. 28)

— Review of Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley 1976 selected work short story
Haloes Around the Drabness A. R. Chisholm , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 February 1977;

— Review of The Mystic Lake Hilde Knorr 1976 single work novel ; Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley 1976 selected work short story
New Anthologies Van Ikin , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 21 no. 10 1977; (p. 79-80)

— Review of New Country : A Selection of Western Australian Short Stories 1976 anthology short story ; Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry ; Wong Chu and The Queen's Letterbox : The First Collection of Stories T. A. G. Hungerford 1977 selected work short story ; Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley 1976 selected work short story
Adversity in Detail Jean Bedford , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 March 1977; (p. 28)

— Review of Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley 1976 selected work short story
Haloes Around the Drabness A. R. Chisholm , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 February 1977;

— Review of The Mystic Lake Hilde Knorr 1976 single work novel ; Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley 1976 selected work short story
Local Writing - A Matter of Perspective Margaret Maslen , 1977 single work column
— Appears in: Artlook , July vol. 3 no. 5 1977; (p. 29-30)
Bookmaker's Diary Clive Newman , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , October vol. 84 no. 4 2004; (p. 20)
y Reading and Writing Elizabeth Jolley : Contemporary Approaches Sandra McCowan , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1995 Z126211 1995 single work criticism Written to assist Senior High School students understand the writings of Elizabeth Jolley by applying critical reading and theory practices.
Five Acre Hell Thomas Shapcott , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 25 no. 4 1980; (p. 73-75)
`Du Holde Kunst': Music and Musical Form in Elizabeth Jolley's Fiction A. P. Riemer , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Elizabeth Jolley : New Critical Essays 1991; (p. 208-218)
A Literary Offering : Elizabeth Jolley Helen Daniel , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Liars : Australian New Novelists 1988; (p. 267-300)
'Compares Jolley's fiction to Bach's "Offering," her work consisting of "component literary fugues and canons, each one a fiction it itself, and the whole graceful totality." Examines Jolley's handling of time, characterization, narrative, and theme in this light' (Annotation in Robert L. Ross, Australian Literary Criticism - 1945-1988, 238).
Between Two Worlds - An Approach to Elizabeth Jolley's Fiction A. P. Riemer , 1983 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 43 no. 3 1983; (p. 239-252)
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