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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Landscape with Landscape
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'Murnane's innovative fictional techniques in Landscape with Landscape have inspired debates regarding whether the text is a novel or a collection of stories. The cover of the Penguin edition uses the terms "stories" and "fiction," but does not label the text either a novel or a collection of short stories [...] In the last section of the work, 'Landscape with Artist,' Murnane's narrator directly addresses the issue, stating, "I had considered again one of the problems that had kept me from showing my manuscripts to a publisher. I tried to decide whether they were a collection of short stories or whether I could combine them and unify them to make them a single novel ... [I] told myself that ... I would ... devise a new form of prose fiction - neither short story nor novel."' (Nathanael O'Reilly Exploring Suburbia p.217)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Norstrilia Press , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Landscape with Freckled Woman, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story (p. 1-25)
Sipping the Essence, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story (p. 27-70)
The Battle of Acosta Nu, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story (p. 71-122)
A Quieter Place than Clun, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story (p. 123-170)
Charlie Alcock's Cock, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story (p. 171-215)
Landscape with Artist, Gerald Murnane , 1985 single work short story (p. 217-267)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1987 .
      Extent: 266p.
      ISBN: 0140097511 (pbk.)
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Sydney University Press , 2003 .
      image of person or book cover 6241395486367072020.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 218p.
      ISBN: 1920897127
      Series: y separately published work icon Classic Australian Works CAW Sydney University Press (publisher), Z1087478 2003- series - publisher

      'This collection features books that should always be available for readers and students as part of our national cultural heritage. These works retain their influence and impact, the richness and quality of their writing, and their importance as a record and reflection of Australian life and perspectives, but have disappeared from traditional publication.'

      (Source: Classic Australian Works website, http://www.sup.usyd.edu.au/projects_cal_about.html )

Works about this Work

Robert Wood Reviews Landscape with Landscape by Gerald Murnane R. D. Wood , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2017;

— Review of Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Branching Out in the Terrain of Imagination Shannon Burns , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 September 2016; (p. 18)

— Review of Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Lauded and Reviled but a Fully Grown Classic Gerald Murnane , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 27-28 August 2016; (p. 18)
This is Murnane's introduction to a new edition of Landscape with Landscape published by Giramondo, 2016.
Creating Suburban Fantasies Nathanael O'Reilly , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Exploring Suburbia: The Suburbs in the Contemporary Australian Novel 2012; (p. 191-247)
Gerald Murnane : Exploring the Real Country Paul Genoni , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Subverting the Empire : Explorers and Exploration in Australian Fiction 2004; (p. 145-194)
Norstrilia Press Catalogue Bruce Gillespie , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 15 , April 1996; (p. 1-2)

— Review of The View from the Edge : A Workshop of Science Fiction Stories 1977 anthology short story ; In the Heart or in the Head : An Essay in Time Travel George Turner , 1984 single work autobiography criticism ; An Unusual Angle Greg Egan , 1983 single work novel ; Dreamworks : Strange New Stories 1983 anthology short story ; The Plains Gerald Murnane , 1982 single work novel ; The Dreaming Dragons : A Time Opera Damien Broderick , 1980 single work novel ; Moon in the Ground Keith Antill , 1979 single work novel ; Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Penguins New and Revisited Reba Gostand , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , June vol. 7 no. 2 1988; (p. 57-58)

— Review of The Well Dressed Explorer Thea Astley , 1962 single work novel ; Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story ; That Eye, the Sky Tim Winton , 1986 single work novel ; Minimum of Two Tim Winton , 1987 selected work short story ; Testostero David Foster , 1987 single work novel ; The Invaluable Mystery Lesbia Harford , 1987 single work novel ; Holden's Performance Murray Bail , 1987 single work novel
Fear and Landscapes Ben Haneman , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 72 1985; (p. 27-28)

— Review of The House at Hardie's Corner H. H. Wilson , 1984 single work novel ; Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Flawed Fiction from a Local, Modish Messiah Gerard Windsor , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 June vol. 108 no. 5473 1985; (p. 93)

— Review of Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Gerald Murnane : Landscape with Author Penny Hueston , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Scripsi , August vol. 3 no. 2-3 1985; (p. 64-73)

— Review of Landscape with Landscape Gerald Murnane , 1985 selected work short story
Gerald Murnane : Exploring the Real Country Paul Genoni , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Subverting the Empire : Explorers and Exploration in Australian Fiction 2004; (p. 145-194)
Gerald Murnane's Travels into Regions Assumed to Be Known : The Geography of a Man Possessed By Impossibility Robert Kenny , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Murnane 1987; (p. 29-32)
Gerald Murnane's Travels into Regions Assumed to Be Known : The Inland Sea Robert Kenny , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Murnane 1987; (p. 32-36)
An Interview with Gerald Murnane Ludmilla Forsyth (interviewer), 1987 single work interview
— Appears in: Murnane 1987; (p. 42-68)
Creating Suburban Fantasies Nathanael O'Reilly , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Exploring Suburbia: The Suburbs in the Contemporary Australian Novel 2012; (p. 191-247)
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