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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Boys by the Sea
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Elvis Down Under : Simulations of a US Pop Icon in Australian Fiction Paul Genoni , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Across the Pacific : Australia-United States Intellectual Histories 2010; (p. 177-193)
'This paper will examine a selection of Australian fiction which features Elvis Presley, or a Presley manqué, as a character. This will include novels and short fiction by Debra Adelaide (A Household Guide to Dying), Julie Capaldo (Weather), Nick Cave (And the Ass Saw the Angel), Gail Jones ('Heartbreak Hotel') and Dorian Mode (A Cafe in Venice). The paper will investigate the capacity of a ubiquitous pop icon such as Presley to absorb and reflect socio-cultural meanings that transcend national boundaries while at the same time affirming elements of national character. In doing so it will consider the meaning and function of trans-national celebrity in a globalised world, and explore why it is that Australian authors—and readers—find a resonance in the figure of Elvis Presley that is seemingly missing from the pop-iconography of their own country.' (Author's abstract)
The Struggles of Small-Town Adolescents Christine Gregory , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 13 April 1991; (p. 16)

— Review of Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel
Coping with the 50s Patricia Rolfe , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 September 1989;

— Review of Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel
Complex Vision of a Childhood Apart Alexandra Long , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 September 1989; (p. 82)

— Review of Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel ; I for Isobel Amy Witting , 1989 single work novel
More Tales About Being Ordinary Stephen Matchett , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 114 1989; (p. 36-37)

— Review of Down the Breakie W. R. Olson , 1989 single work novel ; Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel
More Tales About Being Ordinary Stephen Matchett , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 114 1989; (p. 36-37)

— Review of Down the Breakie W. R. Olson , 1989 single work novel ; Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel
Complex Vision of a Childhood Apart Alexandra Long , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23 September 1989; (p. 82)

— Review of Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel ; I for Isobel Amy Witting , 1989 single work novel
Coping with the 50s Patricia Rolfe , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 September 1989;

— Review of Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel
The Struggles of Small-Town Adolescents Christine Gregory , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 13 April 1991; (p. 16)

— Review of Boys by the Sea Barry Patrick Donnelly , 1989 single work novel
Elvis Down Under : Simulations of a US Pop Icon in Australian Fiction Paul Genoni , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Across the Pacific : Australia-United States Intellectual Histories 2010; (p. 177-193)
'This paper will examine a selection of Australian fiction which features Elvis Presley, or a Presley manqué, as a character. This will include novels and short fiction by Debra Adelaide (A Household Guide to Dying), Julie Capaldo (Weather), Nick Cave (And the Ass Saw the Angel), Gail Jones ('Heartbreak Hotel') and Dorian Mode (A Cafe in Venice). The paper will investigate the capacity of a ubiquitous pop icon such as Presley to absorb and reflect socio-cultural meanings that transcend national boundaries while at the same time affirming elements of national character. In doing so it will consider the meaning and function of trans-national celebrity in a globalised world, and explore why it is that Australian authors—and readers—find a resonance in the figure of Elvis Presley that is seemingly missing from the pop-iconography of their own country.' (Author's abstract)
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  • Coast,
  • Tuggerah Lake area, Central Coast, New South Wales,
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