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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012
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'Telling Stories explores the interaction between literary culture and the public sphere in Australia, in a series of informative, witty, intelligent and thought-provoking essays. In doing so it unearths the fascinating and changing role that literature has played in Australia’s sporting, political, civic and cultural life.

'The essays span many forms (fiction, memoir, letters, public lectures, theatre, cartoons, song) so that authors expressing themselves in very different ways and in different historical periods are heard in conversation for the first time. Accomplished writers and canonical texts share the pages with political milestones, cinematic breakthroughs, turning points in popular culture, largely forgotten novels and memorable musical and sporting moments, to provide a fresh, kaleidoscopic view of literary Australia.

'Telling Stories follows a chronological structure from 1935 to 2012, with each year (more or less) being represented with an entry (or two).' (Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Clayton, Murrumbeena - Oakleigh - Springvale area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Monash University Publishing , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Literary Possibilities of Flight, Christopher Lee , single work essay (p. 1-7)
From Texas to Tamworth via New Zealand : Tex Morton Sings an Australian Song, Graham Seal , single work essay (p. 8-15)
Portals to a New World : H.P. Lovecraft Ventures to the Great Sandy Desert, Peter Pierce , single work criticism (p. 16-22)
This Piece of Hardwood, Cunningly Shaped : Rix Ingamells Kicks off the Jindyworobaks, Nicholas Birns , single work criticism (p. 23-30)
The Most Literary Yet : Man Magazine, Victoria Kuttainen , single work criticism (p. 30-36)
Bloodlines : Aileen Palmer's Poetry of War and Peace, Sylvia Martin , single work criticism (p. 36-43)
Note: illus., port.
Ringing Out : 'Five Bells' and Its Feedback Loops, Bridie McCarthy , single work criticism (p. 44-50)
Style, Modernity and Popular Magazines : Writing Pacific Travel, Victoria Kuttainen , single work criticism (p. 51-56)
Unfounded Attack on 'Dad and Dave' Comedies : Dad Rudd, M.P., Julieanne Lamond , single work criticism (p. 57-63)
Rowing on the Radio : The Argonaut's Club, Ian Saunders , single work criticism (p. 65-69)
A Fascinating Kaleidoscope : Florence James and Dymphna Cusack's Come in Spinner, Kate Darian-Smith , single work criticism (p. 70-76)
Invisible, Unacknowledged, but Ubiquitous : Nan McDonald Joins Angus & Robertson, Louise Poland , single work criticism (p. 77-83)
American Servicemen Find Ernestine Hill in Their Kitbags : The Great Australian Loneliness, Anna Johnston , single work criticism (p. 84-90)
Politics and Policing : Post-War Reconstruction in Australia, Ross Gibson , single work criticism (p. 90-98)
Canine 1 : Bureaucracy 0 : The Life and Almost Death of Horrie the Wog-Dog, Paul Genoni , single work criticism (p. 98-105)
'And Who the Hell are You?' : Dorothy Hewett's 'Clancy and Dooley and Don McLeod', Maggie Nolan , single work criticism (p. 106-112)
On Love, War and Literary Life : The Newcastle Morning Herald Serialises The Thorny Rose, Jill Roe , single work criticism (p. 113-118)
Slumming It : Ruth Park's The Harp in the South, Paul Genoni , single work criticism (p. 119-125)
Not Suitable for Children : Alfred Hitchcock Films Helen Simpson's Australia, Tanya Dalziell , single work criticism (p. 126-132)
When Earth Cries Out : Telling Workers' Struggles, Stephen Knight , single work criticism (p. 133-138)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Clayton, Murrumbeena - Oakleigh - Springvale area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Monash University Publishing , 2013 .
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      Extent: xxii, 638 p. [8 unnumbered pages of plates]p.
      Description: illus. (some col.) ports.
      Note/s:
      • Launched by Sophie Cunningham at Readings Bookshop, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria on Thursday 8 August 2013
      ISBN: 1921867469 (paperback), 9781921867460 (paperback)

Works about this Work

Review : Telling Stories: Australian Life and Literature 1935-2012 Kate Livett , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 74 no. 3 2014;

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
Review : Telling Stories: Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 Diane Molloy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , September vol. 38 no. 3 2014; (p. 367-369)

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
The Stories We Love to Tell Each Other Mark Thomas , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 February 2014; (p. 26)

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
[Untitled] Leigh Dale , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 28 no. 3 2013; (p. 100-105)

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
Seven Decades of Australian Literature Eloise Oxer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Overland (Online) , December 2013;

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
Cabinet of Curiosities Susan Lever , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 356 2013;

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
Seven Decades of Australian Literature Eloise Oxer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Overland (Online) , December 2013;

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
The Stories We Love to Tell Each Other Mark Thomas , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 February 2014; (p. 26)

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
[Untitled] Leigh Dale , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 28 no. 3 2013; (p. 100-105)

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
Review : Telling Stories: Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 Diane Molloy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , September vol. 38 no. 3 2014; (p. 367-369)

— Review of Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013 anthology biography criticism
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