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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Isobars
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Notes

  • Finalist for the Trillium Award, Canada.
  • Also available in braille and sound recording formats.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Isobars : A Fugue on Memory, Janette Turner Hospital , 1988 single work short story (p. 1-10)
The Last of the Hapsburgs, Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 single work short story (p. 11-27)
Uncle Seaborn, Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 single work short story (p. 28-37)
The Second Coming of Come-By-Chance, Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 single work short story (p. 38-51)
I Saw Three Ships, Janette Turner Hospital , 1986 single work short story (p. 52-67)
Bondi, Janette Turner Hospital , 1989 single work short story (p. 68-81)
The Chameleon Condition, Janette Turner Hospital , 1989 single work short story (p. 82-93)
Dear Amnesty, Janette Turner Hospital , 1988 single work short story (p. 94-105)
Eggshell Expressway, Janette Turner Hospital , 1989 single work short story (p. 106-117)
To Be Discontinued, Janette Turner Hospital , 1987 single work short story (p. 118-128)
Expatriate, Janette Turner Hospital , 1988-1989 single work short story The Loss of Faith (p. 129-140)
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 single work short story (p. 141-149)
Queen of Pentacles, Nine of Swords, Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 single work short story (p. 150-163)
A Little Night Music, Janette Turner Hospital , 1989 single work short story (p. 164-170)
Here and Now, Janette Turner Hospital , 1989 single work short story (p. 171-177)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Olfactory Imagery in the Australian Lives in Selected Short Stories of Janette Turner Hospital Sylvia Petter , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Studies , vol. 2 no. 2010;
'The sensuality of the prose of Janette Turner Hospital is to my mind informed by the importance of olfaction and olfactory imagery underpinning her work, particularly in relation to the links between olfaction and memory, and place, as well as to the recurring themes of dislocation that inhabit the 'Australian' lives of characters in several of her short stories. Place and memory, and their associated links to olfaction, would suggest that an inquiry into Janette Turner Hospital's use of olfactory imagery might well offer deeper insights into how she effects her grapplings with the concepts of 'home' and 'belonging'.' (Author's abstract)
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.

Aberrant Decoding and Witness in Isobars David Callahan , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Janette Turner Hospital 1998; (p. 39-51)
Violence, Angels and Missing People in Janette Turner Hospital's World Silvia Albertazzi , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Janette Turner Hospital 1998; (p. 31-38)
Sorcerer's Loops Marion Halligan , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 200 1998; (p. 41-43)

— Review of Isobars Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 selected work short story
About Books Marion Halligan , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , October vol. 1 no. 1 1990; (p. 8-11)

— Review of The Kadaitcha Sung Sam Watson , 1990 single work novel ; Reaching Tin River Thea Astley , 1990 single work novel ; Sheep and the Diva : Stories David Brooks , 1990 selected work short story ; The Mighty World of Eye : Stories, Anti-Stories David Parker , 1990 selected work short story criticism ; Isobars Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 selected work short story ; Charades Janette Turner Hospital , 1988 single work novel ; The Great World David Malouf , 1990 single work novel ; Flying Lessons Susan Johnson , 1990 single work novel ; Invisible Histories Geoff Page , 1989 selected work short story poetry biography ; Marriages Amy Witting , 1990 selected work short story ; Ingelba and the Five Black Matriarchs 1990 single work life story ; The Story of the Year of 1912 in the Village of Elza Darzins : A Novel Thea Welsh , 1990 single work novel ; A Body of Water : A Year's Notebook Beverley Farmer , 1990 selected work autobiography short story poetry diary ; Smyrna : A Novel Tony Maniaty , 1989 single work novel
Emptiness and Isobars - the Mapping of Isolation Charlotte Clutterbuck , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 51 no. 1 1991; (p. 159-165)

— Review of A Body of Water : A Year's Notebook Beverley Farmer , 1990 selected work autobiography short story poetry diary ; Dieback Christopher McCallum Eipper , 1990 single work novel ; Isobars Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 selected work short story
Of People and Places, in the Malarky and Other Countries Reba Gostand , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 9 no. 4 1991; (p. 63-64)

— Review of Imagined Lives : A Study of David Malouf Philip Neilsen , 1990 single work criticism ; Norman Lindsay on Art, Life and Literature Norman Lindsay , 1990 selected work short story prose correspondence review criticism ; Isobars Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 selected work short story ; Dimitris Tsaloumas : Poet Con Castan , 1990 single work biography criticism ; The Factory Lyn Hughes , 1990 single work novel ; Malarky Dry Ian Kennedy Williams , 1990 single work novel
Hope Beyond Brutality Alison Croggon , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Herald , 26 August 1990; (p. 32)

— Review of Women Falling Down in the Street Kate Jennings , 1990 selected work short story ; Isobars Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 selected work short story
Distillations of an Expatriate Experience Karen Lamb , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 September 1990; (p. rev 7)

— Review of Women Falling Down in the Street Kate Jennings , 1990 selected work short story ; Isobars Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 selected work short story
Violence, Angels and Missing People in Janette Turner Hospital's World Silvia Albertazzi , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Janette Turner Hospital 1998; (p. 31-38)
Aberrant Decoding and Witness in Isobars David Callahan , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Janette Turner Hospital 1998; (p. 39-51)
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.

Clever by Far Louis K. MacKendrick , 1992-1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Essays on Canadian Writing , Winter vol. 48 no. 1992-1993; (p. 55-59)
Olfactory Imagery in the Australian Lives in Selected Short Stories of Janette Turner Hospital Sylvia Petter , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Studies , vol. 2 no. 2010;
'The sensuality of the prose of Janette Turner Hospital is to my mind informed by the importance of olfaction and olfactory imagery underpinning her work, particularly in relation to the links between olfaction and memory, and place, as well as to the recurring themes of dislocation that inhabit the 'Australian' lives of characters in several of her short stories. Place and memory, and their associated links to olfaction, would suggest that an inquiry into Janette Turner Hospital's use of olfactory imagery might well offer deeper insights into how she effects her grapplings with the concepts of 'home' and 'belonging'.' (Author's abstract)
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