A Northern Belle single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1979-1981 1979-1981
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A young girl's spirited attitude to life seems to contrast that of her conservative mother's. However, many years later, to her chagrin and regret, she finds her long-dead mother's influence asserting itself.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Hunting the Wild Pineapple and Other Related Stories Thea Astley , Ringwood : Nelson , 1979 Z266606 1979 selected work short story Ringwood : Penguin , 1981 pg. 77-94
  • Appears in:
    y Eclipsed : Two Centuries of Australian Women's Fiction C. J. Burns (editor), Marygai McNamara (editor), Sydney : Collins , 1988 Z446860 1988 anthology short story humour satire Sydney : Collins , 1988 pg. 372-384
  • Appears in:
    y Eight Voices of the Eighties : Stories, Journalism and Criticism by Australian Women Writers Gillian Whitlock (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 Z11172 1989 anthology criticism extract short story autobiography correspondence prose review interview Eight women writers of the 1980s are represented with a selection of their short fiction, criticism, reviews, interviews and commentary. Some previously unpublished material is included. Brief biographical notes and a portrait accompany each selection. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 pg. 156-168
  • Appears in:
    y Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers Heroines Dale Spender (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1991 Z152508 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry

    'Who are the heroines women look to? Twenty-two Australian writers of fiction, drama, poetry, journalism, TV scripts and non-fiction reflect on their heroines. There are extraordinary women and ordinary women; mothers, detectives, old women, teenagers, sisters, lesbians, rural women, urban women. ' (Source: Book Despository website)

    Ringwood : Penguin , 1991
    pg. 224-236
  • Appears in:
    y Collected Stories Thea Astley , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 Z453513 1997 selected work short story St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 pg. 103-117

Works about this Work

Thea Astley's Failed Eden Paul Genoni , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Thea Astley's Fictional Worlds 2006; (p. 153-163)
Thea Astley's Failed Eden Paul Genoni , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Thea Astley's Fictional Worlds 2006; (p. 153-163)
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