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Requiescat in Pace single work   short story  
  • Author:agent Peter Goldsworthy http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/goldsworthy-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Requiescat in Pace
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'My sister was up on the tables, dancing, when I arrived on New Year's Eve. Hours later, when I was ready to dance on the tables, she was off in a corner, weeping.

'This was the pattern.

''I've so many young friends now,' she had insisted on the phone the week before. 'So many . . . caring friends. They've given me so much support. Please come. You must meet them.'

''Well . . .'

''Please.'' (Introduction)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 46 no. 3 Spring 1987 Z600135 1987 periodical issue 1987 pg. 331-337
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Bleak Rooms Peter Goldsworthy , Adelaide : Wakefield Press , 1988 Z373703 1988 selected work short story Adelaide : Wakefield Press , 1988 pg. 1-11
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The List of All Answers : Collected Stories Peter Goldsworthy , Camberwell : Viking , 2004 Z1114803 2004 selected work short story Camberwell : Viking , 2004 pg. 99-107
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin A-Z : Fiction 1980 to Now Jonathan Green (editor), Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018 13957310 2018 anthology short story

    'Think of an Australian writer and chances are that at some time or another they’ve had short fiction published in Meanjin.
    'For the first time a treasure trove of this writing leaps from the pages of Meanjin into a book of fine fiction.
    'You’ll read Tim Winton, David Malouf and recent work by Jennifer Mills. In between you’ll find John Kinsella, Eliot Perlman, Elizabeth Jolley, Nicholas Jose, Bruce Pascoe, Melissa Lucashenko, A.S. Patric and many more. '  (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018
    pg. 53-62

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