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Evelyn Juers Evelyn Juers i(A13351 works by)
Born: Established: 1950 Schleswig-Holstein,
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1960
Heritage: German
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1 3 y separately published work icon The Dancer : A Biography for Philippa Cullen Evelyn Juers , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2021 22958369 2021 single work biography

'The new book by prize-winning biographer Evelyn Juers, author of House of Exile and The Recluse, portrays the life and background of a pioneering Australian dancer who died at the age of twenty-five in a remote town in India.

'A uniquely talented dancer and choreographer, Philippa Cullen grew up in Australia in the 1950s and 60s. In the 1970s, driven by the idea of dancing her own music, she was at the forefront of the new electronic music movement, working internationally with performers, avant-garde composers, engineers and mathematicians to build and experiment with theremins and movement-sensitive floors, which she called body-instruments. She had a strong sense of purpose, read widely, travelled the world, and danced at opera houses, art galleries and festivals, on streets and bridges, trains, clifftops, rooftops. She wrote, I would define dance as an outer manifestation of inner energy in an articulation more lucid than language. An embodiment of the artistic aspirations of her age, she died alone in a remote hill town in southern India in 1975.

'With detailed reference to Cullen’s personal papers and the recollections of those who knew her, and with her characteristic flair for drawing connections to bring in larger perspectives, Evelyn Juers’ The Dancer is at once an intimate and wide-ranging biography, a portrait of the artist as a young woman.'

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1 Tripped up, Tripped Out Evelyn Juers , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , January 2014; The Australian Face : Essays from the Sydney Review of Books 2017; (p. 38-47)

— Review of Questions of Travel Michelle De Kretser , 2012 single work novel

'From 1983 until 2009, Sri Lankans were involved in or endured a brutal civil war. Between 60 000 and 100 000 people died. During the escalated carnage and human rights abuses of the last months of the war, between 10 000 and 40 000 people were killed, most of them civilians. In 2004, a tsunami devastated the island, killing over 35 000 people. As a result of both catastrophes, large numbers of people were left injured, displaced and traumatised, or have disappeared without trace. Recent investigations, including eyewitness accounts in books like Frances Harrison’s Still Counting the Dead (2012), suggest Sri Lanka is a country still suffering, where the full truth remains to be told and acknowledged.' (Introduction)

1 Books of the Year Stephen Romei , Graeme Blundell , James Bradley , Geraldine Brooks , Gabrielle Carey , Peter Carey , Stella Clarke , Miriam Cosic , Peter Craven , Tegan Bennett Daylight , Michelle De Kretser , Delia Falconer , Tim Flannery , David Free , Peter Goldsworthy , Andy Griffiths , Gideon Haigh , Helen Garner , Sonya Hartnett , Ashley Hay , Evelyn Juers , Thomas Keneally , Richard King , Ramona Koval , David Malouf , Alex Miller , Louis Nowra , Peter Pierce , Felicity Plunkett , Nicolas Rothwell , Jaya Savige , Kirsten Tranter , Geordie Williamson , Tim Winton , Ed Wright , Fiona Wright , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 December 2013; (p. 14-18)
1 Books of the Year Graeme Blundell , Helen Garner , Jaya Savige , Anna Funder , Delia Falconer , Peter Craven , J. M. Coetzee , Stella Clarke , Les Carlyon , James Bradley , Jane Gleeson-White , Susan Johnson , James Ley , Ashley Hay , Leigh Sales , Alex Miller , Ramona Koval , Evelyn Juers , Peter Pierce , Nicolas Rothwell , Colm Toibin , Kirsten Tranter , Brenda Walker , Maria Tumarkin , Geordie Williamson , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 December 2012; (p. 14-15)
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1 10 y separately published work icon The Recluse Evelyn Juers , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2012 Z1863936 2012 single work biography
1 'Take This Waltz' : Leaving Vienna, City of Windows Evelyn Juers , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 332 2011; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Good Living Street : The Fortunes of My Viennese Family Tim Bonyhady , 2011 single work biography
1 The Gaze Evelyn Juers , 2010 single work short story historical fiction
— Appears in: Wordlines : Contemporary Australian Writing 2010; (p. 157-178)
1 Trouble in the House Evelyn Juers , 2009 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Heat , no. 20 (New Series) 2009; (p. 151-168)
1 7 y separately published work icon House of Exile : The Life and Times of Heinrich Mann and Nelly Kroeger-Mann Evelyn Juers , Artarmon : Giramondo Publishing , 2008 Z1566741 2008 single work biography 'In 1933 the prominent author and political activist Heinrich Mann and his partner Nelly Kroeger were forced to flee Germany, finding refuge first in France and later, in great despair, in Los Angeles, where Nelly committed suicide in 1944 and Heinrich died in 1950. Their paths were crossed in turn by those of other writers and artists displaced by war or their beliefs, including James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Else Lasker-Schuler, Robert Musil, Joseph Roth and Kurt Schwitters. In Paris, London and Los Angeles, all around the globe, in train compartments, ships cabins, hotels, rented rooms, bombed buildings, and prison cells, they retreated into what they had left - their bodies, their minds and if they were lucky, their books and amidst the debris of an era of self-destruction, they built their own annexes to the House of Exile.' Source: Provided by publisher.
1 Mermaid Tavern Evelyn Juers , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 20 May no. 5329 2005; (p. 22)

— Review of The Life and Myth of Charmian Clift Nadia Wheatley , 2001 single work biography ; Charmian and George : The Marriage of George Johnston and Charmian Clift Max Brown , 2004 single work biography ; Searching for Charmian : The Daughter Charmian Clift Gave Away Discovers the Mother She Never Knew Suzanne Chick , 1994 single work autobiography ; The Broken Book Susan Johnson , 2004 single work novel
1 Thanks for Takin' an Interest Evelyn Juers , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 263 2004; (p. 26-30)

— Review of Joe Cinque's Consolation Helen Garner , 2004 single work prose
1 A Voyage into the Human Regions Evelyn Juers , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 January 2004; (p. 21)

— Review of Discoveries : The Voyages of Captain Cook Nicholas Thomas , 2003 single work biography
1 The Adventure Evelyn Juers , 2003 single work short story
— Appears in: Heat , no. 6 (New Series) 2003; (p. 121-128)
1 True Story is of a Dozen Plus One Evelyn Juers , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 November - 1 December 2002; (p. 12)

— Review of Moments of Truth : Twelve Twentieth Century Women Writers Lorna Sage , 2002 selected work biography
1 The Comeback Kid Evelyn Juers , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 235 2001; (p. 9-10)

— Review of The Feel of Steel Helen Garner , 2001 selected work autobiography prose column essay
1 And When Did You Last See a Giant? Evelyn Juers , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 225 2000; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Lucia's Measure Angela Malone , 2000 single work novel
1 La Trobe University Essay : Vanishing Points : An Essay on the Work of Nicholas Jose Evelyn Juers , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 41-46)
1 A Rich Cocktail Evelyn Juers , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , April vol. 2 no. 3 1997; (p. 3-4)

— Review of Stepper Brian Castro , 1997 single work novel
1 Dialogue of Death Evelyn Juers , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 195 1997; (p. 11-12)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Death 1997 anthology short story prose
1 The Menstruation Blues Evelyn Juers , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 January 1996; (p. rev 9)

— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Women's Verse 1995 anthology poetry biography