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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 `Speaking from Where She is Not'...The Well and My Father's Moon
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    y separately published work icon Elizabeth Jolley : New Critical Essays Delys Bird (editor), Brenda Walker (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson University of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature , 1991 Z293930 1991 anthology criticism Collection of original essays by Australian and overseas critics. The eighteen essays explore the mystery, domestic tensions and dark European influences in Jolley's narratives. The collection also contains an extensive 'Bibliography in process' by Dibble and Milech. North Ryde : Angus and Robertson University of Western Australia. Centre for Studies in Australian Literature , 1991 pg. 49-62

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The Phantom and Transgenerational Trauma in Elizabeth Jolley’s 'The Well' M. Dolores Herrero , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 201-216)
'Elizabeth Jolley's The Well, one of the most celebrated examples of the Australian female Gothic, can also be studied as a trauma novel. Set in the vast and dry postcolonial Australian countryside, the novel deals with the intense, traumatic, and somehow bordering on the homo-erotic, relationship between elderly and embittered Hester Harper, heiress to a large agricultural estate, and young and unformed Katherine, a sixteen-year-old orphan whom Hester unofficially adopted one day...' (From author's introduction 201)
The Phantom and Transgenerational Trauma in Elizabeth Jolley’s 'The Well' M. Dolores Herrero , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Engaging with Literature of Commitment : The Worldly Scholar (Volume 2) 2012; (p. 201-216)
'Elizabeth Jolley's The Well, one of the most celebrated examples of the Australian female Gothic, can also be studied as a trauma novel. Set in the vast and dry postcolonial Australian countryside, the novel deals with the intense, traumatic, and somehow bordering on the homo-erotic, relationship between elderly and embittered Hester Harper, heiress to a large agricultural estate, and young and unformed Katherine, a sixteen-year-old orphan whom Hester unofficially adopted one day...' (From author's introduction 201)
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