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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 The Childhood Gland
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  • Mears describes this story as 'not strictly fiction', but more a 'factional family essay'.

    (Source: 'The Unflinching Gaze: In Conversation with Gillian Mears', interview by Emma Sorensen in Antipodes, vol.16 no.2, December 2002, p.127.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Sisters Drusilla Modjeska (editor), Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1993 Z113149 1993 anthology short story autobiography Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1993 pg. 1-37
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Collected Stories Gillian Mears , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 Z179737 1997 selected work short story St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1997 pg. 249-285
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Long Story Mandy Sayer (editor), Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2009 Z1629549 2009 anthology short story prose novella autobiography (taught in 2 units)

    'In this collection, acclaimed writer Mandy Sayer brings together nine of the best Australian examples of the long story - tales that combine the intensity of the short story with the complexity of a novel.

    In these stories, characters grow up, hook up and break up, endure calamitous loss and discover delectable love, travel to faraway places and fifi nd themselves right back where they started. From the exotic to the familiar, the sensuous to the dangerous, these soaring flights of the imagination boldly traverse the vast terrain of human experience.

    Showcasing the talents of some of our most loved and awarded authors, this invigorating collection is an excellent introduction to an often overlooked art form, promising to enchant all lovers of Australian fiction.' (From the publisher's website.)

    Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2009
    pg. 407-450
Last amended 29 Sep 2009 10:24:10
  • Grafton, Grafton area, Grafton - Maclean area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales,
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