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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Wolf on the Fold
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Wolf on the Fold is a collection of short stories that traces a family's stories and experiences over time, from 1935-2002.

Notes

  • A collection of stories spanning seventy years. (Allen & Unwin website.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Healesville, Healesville area, Yea - Eildon - Warburton area, Melbourne Outer North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Silverfish , 2000 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Wolf on the Fold, Judith Clarke , single work short story young adult (p. 3-27)
The City of Love, Judith Clarke , single work short story young adult (p. 31-64)
Reading Problems, Judith Clarke , single work short story young adult (p. 67-92)
Dhilkusha, Judith Clarke , single work short story young adult
Grieving the loss of a sister to a violent death in Africa, two young brothers try to deal with prejudice after migrating to Australia.
(p. 95-124)
Jerusalem the Golden, Judith Clarke , single work short story young adult
Set in Jerusalem, Frances worries for her son's safety with war approaching in the Middle East.
(p. 127-149)
Chocolate Icing, Judith Clarke , single work short story young adult (p. 153-172)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Healesville, Healesville area, Yea - Eildon - Warburton area, Melbourne Outer North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Silverfish , 2000 .
      Extent: 172p.
      ISBN: 1876631058 (pbk.)
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2001 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Allen & Unwin
      Extent: 172p.
      ISBN: 186508557X (pbk.)
    • Asheville, North Carolina,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Front Street ,
      2002 .
      image of person or book cover 2731161898976670109.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 169p.
      Edition info: 1st U.S. edition.
      ISBN: 1886910790
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2002 .
      image of person or book cover 8864227349980052042.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 172p.p.
      ISBN: 1865087963 (pbk.)

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Fictional Fathers : Gender Representation in Children's Fiction Wendy Michaels , Donna Gibbs , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 12 no. 3 2002; (p. 35-45)

Wendy Michaels and Donna Gibbs analyse several Australian children's texts regarding the 'pattern and trends in relation to the representation of father and father-figures' (37). They believe it is crucial for young adult readers to develop a critical awareness of 'the subtle processes at work in the fiction they are reading' because of the significance textual representation plays in the construction of child-adolescent identity (42-43). The discussion refers to previous studies concerning the construction of masculinity and femininity and the role of children's fiction as a socialising agent regarding appropriate gender roles providing a framework for the interrogation of textual constructions and representations of the father/child relationship. A close reading of Dogs and The Simple Gift precedes a shorter discussion of the novels Touch Me, Thursday's Child, Wolf on the Fold and Fighting Ruben Wolf, and leads Michaels and Gibbs to contend that none of the fathers in the stories are portayed as having a strong relationship with their children and they draw an interesting parallel to the roles ascribed to wicked step-mothers, arguing that currently, young adult readers are presented with models of masculine behaviour that reinforce cultural stereotypes of fathers as essentially ineffectual or morally bankrupt - or both (42). Effective parenting is often directed at surrogate children rather than biological children while it is the serious flaws and shortcomings of the father-child relationship that are of central concern in the novels discussed (40).

CBCA Acceptance Speeches : Judith Clark Judith Clark , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 45 no. 4 2001; (p. 4)
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 2001 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 2-12)
Judges Cry Wolf, a Hard-Times Tale for Hardy Young Readers Stephanie Peatling , Vanessa Wilson , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 August 2001; (p. 3)
All These for Older Readers Have Some Violence Laurie Copping , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 August 2001; (p. 18)

— Review of Wolf on the Fold Judith Clarke , 2000 selected work short story ; Dogs Bill Condon , 2000 single work novel ; Fighting Ruben Wolfe Markus Zusak , 2000 single work novel
[Review] Wolf on the Fold Leigh Williamson , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 14 no. 3 2000; (p. 14)

— Review of Wolf on the Fold Judith Clarke , 2000 selected work short story
Blended Family, in the Extreme Stephen Matthews , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 April 2000; (p. 22)

— Review of Small Sacrifices Beverley Macdonald , 2000 single work novel ; Wolf on the Fold Judith Clarke , 2000 selected work short story ; Wish You Weren't Here Daryl McCann , Debbie Forbes , 2000 single work novel
Coping with Adults Pam Macintyre , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 219 2000; (p. 56-57)

— Review of Wolf on the Fold Judith Clarke , 2000 selected work short story ; The Keeper Rosanne Hawke , 2000 single work children's fiction
Heaven Can Wait Jenny Pausacker , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 27-28 May 2000; (p. 12)

— Review of Wolf on the Fold Judith Clarke , 2000 selected work short story
All These for Older Readers Have Some Violence Laurie Copping , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 August 2001; (p. 18)

— Review of Wolf on the Fold Judith Clarke , 2000 selected work short story ; Dogs Bill Condon , 2000 single work novel ; Fighting Ruben Wolfe Markus Zusak , 2000 single work novel
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 2001 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 2-12)
CBCA Acceptance Speeches : Judith Clark Judith Clark , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 45 no. 4 2001; (p. 4)
Fictional Fathers : Gender Representation in Children's Fiction Wendy Michaels , Donna Gibbs , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 12 no. 3 2002; (p. 35-45)

Wendy Michaels and Donna Gibbs analyse several Australian children's texts regarding the 'pattern and trends in relation to the representation of father and father-figures' (37). They believe it is crucial for young adult readers to develop a critical awareness of 'the subtle processes at work in the fiction they are reading' because of the significance textual representation plays in the construction of child-adolescent identity (42-43). The discussion refers to previous studies concerning the construction of masculinity and femininity and the role of children's fiction as a socialising agent regarding appropriate gender roles providing a framework for the interrogation of textual constructions and representations of the father/child relationship. A close reading of Dogs and The Simple Gift precedes a shorter discussion of the novels Touch Me, Thursday's Child, Wolf on the Fold and Fighting Ruben Wolf, and leads Michaels and Gibbs to contend that none of the fathers in the stories are portayed as having a strong relationship with their children and they draw an interesting parallel to the roles ascribed to wicked step-mothers, arguing that currently, young adult readers are presented with models of masculine behaviour that reinforce cultural stereotypes of fathers as essentially ineffectual or morally bankrupt - or both (42). Effective parenting is often directed at surrogate children rather than biological children while it is the serious flaws and shortcomings of the father-child relationship that are of central concern in the novels discussed (40).

Fauna Gets the Laurels Victoria Laurie , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 August 2001; (p. 15)
Judges Cry Wolf, a Hard-Times Tale for Hardy Young Readers Stephanie Peatling , Vanessa Wilson , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 August 2001; (p. 3)
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