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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Borderline
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The lives of a Canadian and an American become entangled when they meet a female refugee from El Salvador at a border crossing.

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Sevenoaks, Kent,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Hodder and Stoughton ,
      1985 .
      Extent: 287p.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: For Blanche Gregory and for Jack McClelland with gratitude and affection.
      • Epigraph: "All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry" - Flaubert.
      ISBN: 0340382570
    • Toronto, Ontario,
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      Canada,
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      Americas,
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      Seal Books ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 290p.
      ISBN: 0804111693 (pbk.)
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Virago ,
      1990 .
      Extent: 287p.
      Note/s:
      • With a new introduction by Helen Daniel.
      ISBN: 1853811602 (pbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Virago Modern Classics Virago (publisher), 1978- Z1498171 1978 series - publisher Number in series: 335
Alternative title: Gränsland
Language: Swedish
    • Stockholm,
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      Sweden,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
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      Trevi ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 274p.
      ISBN: 9171607714

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2009 Z1611963 2009 single work criticism

'Rainforests evoke vivid imagery; the profusion of intertwined trees and undergrowth both invites and confounds exploration. Acclaimed writer Janette Turner Hospital conjures up a rainforest for readers by weaving threads of connection and meaning into a labyrinth of characters and plot lines. From The Ivory Swing to Orpheus Lost, Hospital's award-winning novels and short stories have challenged and intrigued readers for over twenty-five years. Hospital's books tackle complex themes of dislocation, identity, ethics and the nature of reality, wrapping around a reader like rainforest creepers, remaining attached long after the last page is turned.

In this groundbreaking work of literary criticism, David Callahan signposts and analyses the major themes scattered throughout Janette Turner Hospital's writing. Rainforest Narratives is the perfect companion to her fiction for readers and scholars alike.' -- Publisher description.

Are there Really Angels in Carlton? Australian Literature and Theology Noel Rowe , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 30-59)
On the Brink Cassandra Atherton , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Traffic , no. 4 2004; (p. 166-169)

— Review of Borderline Janette Turner Hospital , 1985 single work novel
Nomadic Rider on US Underground Stuart Sayers , 1998 single work criticism biography
The Improprieties of Janette Turner Hospital : Punning in Borderline and Charades Alistair Stead , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Borderblur : Poetry and Poetics in Contemporary Canadian Literature 1996; (p. 74-93)
[Review] Borderline Margot Luke , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , April vol. 3 no. 4 1988; (p. 15)

— Review of Borderline Janette Turner Hospital , 1985 single work novel
Crossing Over Sue Hosking , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 2 1985; (p. 37-38)

— Review of Borderline Janette Turner Hospital , 1985 single work novel
Star-Crossed Lee Grove , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Boston , December vol. 77 no. 12 1985; (p. 125)

— Review of Borderline Janette Turner Hospital , 1985 single work novel
Hospital's Latest Nears New Frontiers Paul Roberts , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Quill & Quire (Canada) , November no. 51 1985; (p. 23)

— Review of Borderline Janette Turner Hospital , 1985 single work novel
On the Brink Cassandra Atherton , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Traffic , no. 4 2004; (p. 166-169)

— Review of Borderline Janette Turner Hospital , 1985 single work novel
y separately published work icon Recent Australian Writing : Janette Turner Hospital's Borderline and Don O'Kim's The Chinaman Michael Wilding , London : Menzies Centre for Australian Studies , 1988 Z1038368 1988 single work criticism
y separately published work icon Janette Turner Hospital : Gender Issues, Landscape, Memory and Dislocation in The Ivory Swing, The Tiger in the Tiger Pit, Borderline, Charades and The Last Magician Glenda Parker , 1996 Z1038382 1996 single work thesis
The Improprieties of Janette Turner Hospital : Punning in Borderline and Charades Alistair Stead , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Borderblur : Poetry and Poetics in Contemporary Canadian Literature 1996; (p. 74-93)
y separately published work icon Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2009 Z1611963 2009 single work criticism

'Rainforests evoke vivid imagery; the profusion of intertwined trees and undergrowth both invites and confounds exploration. Acclaimed writer Janette Turner Hospital conjures up a rainforest for readers by weaving threads of connection and meaning into a labyrinth of characters and plot lines. From The Ivory Swing to Orpheus Lost, Hospital's award-winning novels and short stories have challenged and intrigued readers for over twenty-five years. Hospital's books tackle complex themes of dislocation, identity, ethics and the nature of reality, wrapping around a reader like rainforest creepers, remaining attached long after the last page is turned.

In this groundbreaking work of literary criticism, David Callahan signposts and analyses the major themes scattered throughout Janette Turner Hospital's writing. Rainforest Narratives is the perfect companion to her fiction for readers and scholars alike.' -- Publisher description.

Borderline Magic : Janette Turner Hospital and Transfiguration by Photography Deborah Bowen , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Studies in Canadian Literature , vol. 16 no. 1 1991; (p. 182-196)
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