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y Gilgamesh : A Novel single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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  • Listed in The New York Times Book Review's list of Notable Books for 2003.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Picador , 2002 .
      Extent: 256p.p.
      ISBN: 0330363476
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Grove Press , 2003 .
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Works about this Work

Recycling the Epic : 'Gilgamesh' on Three Continents Wai Chee Dimock , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Scenes of Reading : Is Australian Literature a World Literature? 2013; (p. 3-15)
Old Story, New Twist Russell Wenholz , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 April 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel
Local Classics Belle Taylor , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 September 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton 1991 single work novel ; Sixty Lights Gail Jones 2004 single work novel ; Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel ; The Shark Net : Memories and Murder Robert Drewe 2000 single work autobiography ; A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey 1980 single work autobiography ; The Well Elizabeth Jolley 1986 single work novel ; The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea Randolph Stow 1965 single work novel
Criticism and Fiction in Australia Ken Gelder , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 192 2008; (p. 71-76)
This paper is a reworked version of Ken Gelder's presentation for his debate with Peter Craven during the 2008 Sydney Writers' Festival.
Fremantle : The Port as a Threshold of Consciousness in the Novel Graham Nowland , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 145-158)
Explores the David Lodge q.v. notion of the narrative nature of consciousness in fiction with regard to literature set in the Western Australian Port of Fremantle. Discussion ranges over a period from 1879 to 2006.
Best Reads in 2002 Arnold Zable , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 27 December vol. 69 no. 17 2002; (p. 30)

— Review of Dirt Music Tim Winton 2001 single work novel ; Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel
The Odyssey of Everywoman Tom Gibbons , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 September 2001; (p. 7)

— Review of Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel
Untitled Francine Prose , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 15 June 2003; (p. 8)

— Review of Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel
Local Classics Belle Taylor , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 September 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton 1991 single work novel ; Sixty Lights Gail Jones 2004 single work novel ; Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel ; The Shark Net : Memories and Murder Robert Drewe 2000 single work autobiography ; A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey 1980 single work autobiography ; The Well Elizabeth Jolley 1986 single work novel ; The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea Randolph Stow 1965 single work novel
Old Story, New Twist Russell Wenholz , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 April 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Gilgamesh : A Novel Joan London 2001 single work novel
The Travelling Heroine in Recent Australian Fiction Elizabeth Webby , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: 'Unemployed at Last!' : Essays on Australian Literature to 2002 for Julian Croft 2002; (p. 175-186)
This essay reviews and discusses seven Australian novels published in 2000 and 2001 which all focus on 'travelling heroines'. Trying to explore what these novels tell us about the current state of Australian fiction, Webby sees a trend to avoid contemporary settings and topics and thus a confrontation with current political and social issues such as discrimination and racism. She observes a move from the nineteenth to the twentieth century as 'the favoured domain for serious Australian historical fiction', and a trend to return to essentially nineteenth-century themes and structures.
Orange for Girls Joan London , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 March 2004; (p. 6)
Books and Covers : Reflections on Some Recent Australian Novels Elizabeth Webby , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sydney Studies in English , vol. 29 no. 2003; (p. 79-86)
Compares the covers of Australian, American and English editions of recent Australian novels, including three novels short-listed for the 2002 Miles Franklin Award.
Fremantle : The Port as a Threshold of Consciousness in the Novel Graham Nowland , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 145-158)
Explores the David Lodge q.v. notion of the narrative nature of consciousness in fiction with regard to literature set in the Western Australian Port of Fremantle. Discussion ranges over a period from 1879 to 2006.
Criticism and Fiction in Australia Ken Gelder , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 192 2008; (p. 71-76)
This paper is a reworked version of Ken Gelder's presentation for his debate with Peter Craven during the 2008 Sydney Writers' Festival.
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