A Person of Accomplishment single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1972-1982... 1972-1982 A Person of Accomplishment
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Selected Stories Frank Moorhouse , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 Z469661 1982 selected work short story Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 pg. 111-122
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Short Stories Kerryn Goldsworthy (editor), Melbourne : J. M. Dent , 1983 Z411278 1983 anthology short story extract Melbourne : J. M. Dent , 1983 pg. 325-337
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Stories Frank Moorhouse , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1982 Z469661 1982 selected work short story North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 pg. 111-122
  • Appears in:
    y The Americans, Baby : A Discontinuous Narrative of Stories and Fragments Frank Moorhouse , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1972 Z396953 1972 selected work short story

    A timeless collection of stories exploring physical and psychological boundaries, some tentatively and others with vigor. In The Americans, Baby the milieu is a Sydney under-40 population who, hoping that being earnest or outrageous will make them feel real, are left saturated with anxiety instead. An inherent resistance to American cultural intrusions and the risks that those from a great powerful land such as the US take when they meddle in another culture (they can be snared, seduced, destroyed) are explored with traditional Moorhouse flair and wit. These stories are timeless in their concerns, and explore ideology, idealism, conflict, relationships and sex.(Source: Google Books website).

    North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1988
    pg. 133-147
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