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Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 Hook's Mountain
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Notes

  • Dedication: ... for Barbara
  • Epigraph: What was going to happen when it all stopped - if it ever did? Who was going to unlearn it for them? - T.A.G. Hungerford, The Ridge and the River

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    See C.A. Cranston's dissertation 'Deformity as Device in the Twentieth-century Australian Novel'.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1989 .
      Extent: 213p.
      ISBN: 0140121625 (pbk)

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

The Long and Short of Loneliness Mary Vernon , single work review
— Review of Hook's Mountain James McQueen , 1982 single work novel
Literary Eco-Consciousness : Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism C. A. Cranston , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 362-370)
This paper historicises and clarifies major differences between Natural History Writing, and Nature Writing, through examples from early Tasmanian writing thus demonstrating the existence of an early and active literary ecoconsciousness. The paper then moves from a consideration of the restrictions of the belle lettristic (or essay) form, to ecowriting in prose fiction. ... James McQueen's Hook's Mountain (1982) and Charlotte I. Dick's Huon Belle (1930) will be examined from two ecocritical perspectives, deep ecology and ecofeminism' (362).
Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism C. A. Cranston , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century 2001; (p. [59]-67)
The author looks at the differences between natural history writing and nature writing using examples from Tasmanian writing, and discusses the belle letteristic (or essay) form and ecowriting in prose fiction.
In Memory of a Man Who Helped Save the Franklin Martin Flanagan , 1999 single work biography
— Appears in: The Age , 2 January 1999; (p. 6)
A Passion for Words, Orchids Tim Thorne , 1998 single work obituary (for James McQueen )
— Appears in: The Mercury , 28 December 1998; (p. 22)
Hook's Mission on the Mountain Rory Barnes , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The National Times , 13-19 June 1982; (p. 23)

— Review of Hook's Mountain James McQueen , 1982 single work novel
It's His Mountain But Who's Hook? Robert Adamson , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 June 1982; (p. 38)

— Review of Hook's Mountain James McQueen , 1982 single work novel
Novel Examines Violence Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 August 1982; (p. 13)

— Review of Hook's Mountain James McQueen , 1982 single work novel
Writing as an Act of Resistance Veronica Brady , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , December no. 13 1982; (p. 52-54)

— Review of Hook's Mountain James McQueen , 1982 single work novel ; The Eye Opener Geoffrey Dutton , 1982 single work novel ; Games of the Strong Glenda Adams , 1982 single work novel ; Archipelagoes Peter Goldsworthy , 1982 selected work short story
Last Year's Warrior Christopher Koch , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , March vol. 27 no. 3 1983; (p. 84-86)

— Review of Hook's Mountain James McQueen , 1982 single work novel
Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism C. A. Cranston , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century 2001; (p. [59]-67)
The author looks at the differences between natural history writing and nature writing using examples from Tasmanian writing, and discusses the belle letteristic (or essay) form and ecowriting in prose fiction.
Literary Eco-Consciousness : Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism C. A. Cranston , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader 2009; (p. 362-370)
This paper historicises and clarifies major differences between Natural History Writing, and Nature Writing, through examples from early Tasmanian writing thus demonstrating the existence of an early and active literary ecoconsciousness. The paper then moves from a consideration of the restrictions of the belle lettristic (or essay) form, to ecowriting in prose fiction. ... James McQueen's Hook's Mountain (1982) and Charlotte I. Dick's Huon Belle (1930) will be examined from two ecocritical perspectives, deep ecology and ecofeminism' (362).
Hook's Country James McQueen , 1985 single work biography
— Appears in: Overland , April no. 98 1985; (p. 35-38)
A Passion for Words, Orchids Tim Thorne , 1998 single work obituary (for James McQueen )
— Appears in: The Mercury , 28 December 1998; (p. 22)
Strange Shapes and Presences : The Fiction of James McQueen Veronica Brady , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Spring no. 16 1983; (p. 12-17)
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