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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Viking , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Ocean of Story : Introduction, Christina Stead , single work prose (p. 3-11)
The Old School, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 15-26)
The Milk Run, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 27-39)
A Little Demon, Christina Stead , single work short story satire (p. 40-50)
A Night in the Indian Ocean, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 53-66)
La Toussaint (All Saints' Day, November 1), Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 67-70)
O, If I Could But Shiver!, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 71-90)
About the House, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 91-100)
Uncle Morgan at the Nats, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 101-111)
The Azhdanov Tailors, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 115-125)
Private Matters, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 126-133)
Lost American, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 134-148)
Life is Difficult, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 151-169)
A Harmless Affair, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 170-195)
I Live in You, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 196-204)
My Friend, Lafe Tilly, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 205-216)
An Iced Cake with Cherries, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 217-229)
U.N.O. 1945 (from I'm Dying Laughing : The Humorist), Christina Stead , extract (p. 230-254)
The Fathers, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 255-270)
The Captain's House, Christina Stead , single work short story (p. 273-286)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1985 .
      Extent: 552p.
      Description: illus., port.
      Note/s:
      • Edited with an afterword by R. G. Geering.
      ISBN: 0670809969
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1986 .
      Extent: 552p.
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. 551-552
      • Edited with an afterword by R. G. Geering.
      ISBN: 0140100210 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

'A Transfiguration of My Local Patriotism' : Christina Stead, the Figure of Oceanic Totality and 'A Night on the Indian Ocean' Fiona Morrison , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 62 no. 2 2017; (p. 87-99)

'In a late interview with Rodney Wetherell (1979), when she was back in Australia and being interviewed rather more frequently in light of her rather belated status as a great Australian writer, Christina Stead found an intriguing way to deal with the equally frequent questions about the reasons for her expatriation to Europe in 1928. She implied that to be Australian was to be always already a citizen of the sea. Her conflation of national identity and the critical geographical identity of the island continent allowed her to argue that there was no especial volition to 'going abroad'. Ina sense, Stead claimed that she had an automatic 'dual citizenship' drawn from a symbiotic relationship between her marine identity and her Australian one. Of course, therefore, one would travel by sea..' (Introduction)
 

'Hedging on Destiny' : History and Its Marxist Dimensions in the Early Fiction of Christina Stead Michael Ackland , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ariel , January vol. 41 no. 1 2010; (p. 91-109)
Un imprinting dell'immaginazione : Christina Stead e la scrittura paterna Alessandra Contenti , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Trame parentali, trame letterarie 2000; (p. 139-149)
Place and Moral Commitment: Judith Wright and Christina Stead Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Perceiving Other Worlds 1991; (p. 13-24)
[Review] Ocean of Story Michael Wilding , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Good Reading Guide 1989; (p. 247)

— Review of Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead Christina Stead , 1985 selected work short story prose extract drama biography
Double Vision Cath Kenneally , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , February no. 35 1987; (p. 25)

— Review of Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead Christina Stead , 1985 selected work short story prose extract drama biography
A Varied Collection from One of Australia's Best Neil Jillett , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 1985; (p. 13)

— Review of Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead Christina Stead , 1985 selected work short story prose extract drama biography
A Voyage with Stead, Magical Story-Teller D. J. O'Hearn , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 14-15 December 1985; (p. 17)

— Review of Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead Christina Stead , 1985 selected work short story prose extract drama biography
Fertile Ground for Literary Detectives Elaine Lindsay , 1985 single work review
— Review of Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead Christina Stead , 1985 selected work short story prose extract drama biography
C.K. Stead Writes About Christina Stead C. K. Stead , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: London Review of Books , 4 September 1986; (p. 13-14)

— Review of Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead Christina Stead , 1985 selected work short story prose extract drama biography ; The Salzburg Tales Christina Stead , 1934 selected work short story
'Hedging on Destiny' : History and Its Marxist Dimensions in the Early Fiction of Christina Stead Michael Ackland , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ariel , January vol. 41 no. 1 2010; (p. 91-109)
Afterword R. G. Geering , 1985 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Ocean of Story : The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead 1985; (p. 537-549)
Place and Moral Commitment: Judith Wright and Christina Stead Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Perceiving Other Worlds 1991; (p. 13-24)
Christina Stead's "Ocean of Story" Ann Blake , 1986 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Meridian , October vol. 5 no. 2 1986; (p. 117-122)
Book Notes Alexandra S. Cromwell , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , November vol. 1 no. 2 1987; (p. 112-113)
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