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Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Oxford University Press , 1986 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Uncertain Self : Notes on the Development of Australian Literary Form, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1982 single work criticism (p. 1-21)
The Metamorphoses of Henry Kendall, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1981 single work criticism biography
Heseltine discusses Kendall's attempts to create a "literary" personality. In his search for a literary self Kendall explored aboriginal, biblical and classical themes. Kendall's quest to mythologize an uncertain self into a sustaining identity, Heseltine argues, enabled similar searches by Australia's later poets.
(p. 22-41)
Between Living and Dying : The Ground of Lawson's Art, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1982 single work criticism
Heseltine employs a musical metaphor to show that the integrity of Lawson's great tales of the 1890s "resides in his determination to hold the balance between the spiritual wasteland he perceived in his own and other lives and the tantalising but illusory promise of rebirth he could not help but entertain".
(p. 42-55)
The Confessions of a Beachcomber, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1981 single work criticism (p. 56-71)
`Wherefore I Think' : Notes on the Poetry of Kenneth Slessor, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work criticism (p. 72-82)
Wrestling with the Angel : Judith Wright's Poetry in the 1950s, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1978 single work criticism (p. 83-90)
Diversions and Obsessions: A. D. Hope and Robert D. FitzGerald, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1979 single work review
— Review of Product : Later Verses Robert D. FitzGerald , 1977 selected work poetry ; A Book of Answers A. D. Hope , 1978 selected work poetry ;
(p. 91-96)
`A Rich Surplus of Consciousness' : A Response to the Poetry of Francis Webb, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1983 single work criticism (p. 97-111)
Eve Langley : Oscar Wilde in the Blue Mountains, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work criticism
Heseltine explores Langley's fascination with Oscar Wilde, arguing that Langley's fiction represents an inevitable transformation into the Irish writer. The events that lead to this transformation are dramatized in The Pea-pickers and White Topee as Eve uses others to bring her closer to the pleasures of aesthetic creation. At the end of the Pea-pickers Eve stands alone with her troubled self, but at the end of White Topee she stands alone with Oscar Wilde, the alter ego which has taken possession of her being.
(p. 112-130)
Hal Porter and the Art of Autobiography, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work criticism (p. 131-146)
The Emotional Structure of "The Watcher on the Cast-Iron Balcony", Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work criticism (p. 147-158)
Criticism and the Universities, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work criticism (p. 159-169)
The Criticism of Arthur Phillips, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1980 single work criticism (p. 188-200)
5 April 1984 : The Two Winstons, Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work criticism (p. 201-209)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Forms of Australian Literary History Peter Pierce , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 13 no. 4 1988; (p. 77-90)
On the Track and Over the Wall : Criticism and Survival Brian Matthews , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 46 no. 2 1987; (p. 235-242)

— Review of The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review ; The Lyre in the Pawnshop : Essays on Literature and Survival 1974-1984 Fay Zwicky , 1986 selected work criticism
Untitled A. L. McLeod , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Choice (US) , December 1987; (p. 622)

— Review of The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Knowing the Self : Constructions of Identity Robert Sellick , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 24-25)

— Review of The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Untitled Graeme Turner , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 1 1987; (p. 105-108)

— Review of The Lyre in the Pawnshop : Essays on Literature and Survival 1974-1984 Fay Zwicky , 1986 selected work criticism ; The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Beating Off the Beeps and Barps Adrian Mitchell , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30-31 August 1986; (p. 19)

— Review of The Lyre in the Pawnshop : Essays on Literature and Survival 1974-1984 Fay Zwicky , 1986 selected work criticism ; The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Assertion and Argument Lucy Frost , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , March no. 106 1987; (p. 66-67)

— Review of The Lyre in the Pawnshop : Essays on Literature and Survival 1974-1984 Fay Zwicky , 1986 selected work criticism ; The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Untitled Graeme Turner , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 13 no. 1 1987; (p. 105-108)

— Review of The Lyre in the Pawnshop : Essays on Literature and Survival 1974-1984 Fay Zwicky , 1986 selected work criticism ; The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Finding the Australia Self Veronica Sen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 October 1986; (p. B3)

— Review of The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Knowing the Self : Constructions of Identity Robert Sellick , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 91 1987; (p. 24-25)

— Review of The Uncertain Self : Essays in Australian Literature and Criticism Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 selected work criticism review
Forms of Australian Literary History Peter Pierce , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 13 no. 4 1988; (p. 77-90)
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