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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Working Hot : A Novel
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Notes

  • Written partly in prose and verse and partly as a play.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage , 2000 .
      Extent: 289p.
      ISBN: 1740510097 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

The Hot Desk : Working Hot by Mary Fallon Fiona McGregor , 2019 single work essay
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , February 2019;

'You have to remember things were different back then. In 1989, when Working Hot was published, homosexual acts in NSW had been decriminalised for only five years; in Tasmania they would remain illegal for another eighteen. Teachers, public servants, most particularly employees of the Catholic Church, were often sacked if their homosexuality was disclosed. The films In the Realm of the Senses and John Waters’ uncut Pink Flamingos were banned.' (Introduction)

Textual Intercourse : Kathleen Mary Fallon’s Working Hot Marion Campbell , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Poetic Revolutionaries : Intertextuality and Subversion 2014;
The Men Who Read Working Hot Michael Farrell , 2002 single work prose
— Appears in: Cultural Studies Review , November vol. 8 no. 2 2002; (p. 140)
Work-ing Hot : A Book, Its Publishers, the Author and Her Reader Alison Ravenscroft , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin : Fine Writing & Provocative Ideas , vol. 60 no. 2 2001; (p. 74-82)
Alison Ravenscroft compares the original 1989 Sybylla Co-operative Press [and] Publications edition of Mary Fallon's Working Hot with the new Vintage editon published in 2000. She looks at the reading of the book in 1989 within the Australian feminist context of that time; and a reading of it in the context of early 21st century critical cultural practice. Ravenscroft also looks at the design and 'repackaging' of the new edition and how this could compound a misreading of its narrative structure and meaning
Another Register : A Conversation with Kathleen Mary Fallon Maryanne Lynch , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin : Fine Writing and Provocative Ideas , vol. 59 no. 2 2000; (p. 95-108)
Untitled Shane McCauley , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , October vol. 4 no. 10 1989; (p. 15)

— Review of Working Hot : A Novel Mary Fallon , 1989 single work novel ; It's Raining in Mango : Pictures from the Family Album Thea Astley , 1987 selected work short story
Untitled Julia Hancock , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Lesbians on the Loose , August no. 20 1991; (p. 21)

— Review of Working Hot : A Novel Mary Fallon , 1989 single work novel
-exy New -riting Margaret McClusky , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Independent Monthly , August 1989; (p. 37)

— Review of Working Hot : A Novel Mary Fallon , 1989 single work novel ; Women's Erotica : Erotica by Contemporary Australian Women 1988 anthology short story poetry ; Between Careers Inez Baranay , 1989 single work novel ; An Improbable Life Betty Roland , 1989 single work autobiography
Chaos, Lust and Burning Carole Hampshire , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , October no. 3 1989; (p. 3-4)

— Review of Cardboard : The Strength Thereof and Other Related Matters Fiona Place , 1989 single work novel ; Working Hot : A Novel Mary Fallon , 1989 single work novel
Nothing Succeeds Like the Decadence of Literary Excess Giles Hugo , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 25 February 1989; (p. 20)

— Review of Memoirs of an Old Bastard Jack Hibberd , 1989 single work novel ; Working Hot : A Novel Mary Fallon , 1989 single work novel
The Men Who Read Working Hot Michael Farrell , 2002 single work prose
— Appears in: Cultural Studies Review , November vol. 8 no. 2 2002; (p. 140)
Subversive Desire : Feminist Writing Rosemary Sorensen , Jenna Mead , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , June vol. 10 no. 2 1990; (p. 14-17)
Newcomers, Postmodernism and Feminist Experiment Colleen Keane , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Proceedings : Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Sixteenth Annual Conference, 3-8 July 1994 1995; (p. 165-171)
Diving for the Red Pearl: Surfacing and Setting the Centre in 'Working Hot' Melissa Boyde , Amanda Lawson , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 16 no. 1 1994; (p. 119-124) Into the Nineties: Post-Colonial Women's Writing 1994; (p. 119)
Writers' Find New Season of Hope from Spring Windfall Giles Hugo , 1992 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 3 October 1992; (p. 20)
In part of this article David Owen speaks about his forthcoming novel "Precious cargo", which is about a would-be-illegal migrant coming to Australia, however no publication details are available
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