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Issue Details: First known date: 1964... 1964 The Burnt Ones
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Nin and Geoffrey Dutton.
  • Epigraph: OI KAYMENOI . . . /the burnt ones (the poor unfortunates)

Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Eyre and Spottiswoode , 1964 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Dead Roses, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 11-75)
Willy-Wagtails by Moonlight, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 76-87)
A Glass of Tea, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 88-111)
Clay, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 112-133)
The Evening at Sissy Kamara's, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 134-150)
A Cheery Soul, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 151-187)
Being Kind to Titina, Patrick White , single work short story

'First mother went away. Then it was our father, twitching from under our feet the rugs, which formed, he said, a valuable collection. We were alone for a little then. Not really alone, of course, for there was Fraulein Hoffman, and Mademoiselle Leblanc, and Kyria Smaragda our housekeeper, and Eurydice the cook, and the two maids from Lesbos. The house was full of the whispering of women, and all of us felt melancholy. ' (Introduction)
 

(p. 188-205)
Miss Slattery and Her Demon Lover, Patrick White , single work short story humour satire (p. 206-223)
The Letters, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 224-239)
The Woman Who Wasn't Allowed to Keep Cats, Patrick White , single work short story (p. 240-282)
Down at the Dump, Patrick White , single work short story satire (p. 283-314)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Les echaudes
Language: French

Other Formats

Works about this Work

Beautiful and Clumsy Gail Jones , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 8 June 2019; (p. 16)
Patrick White and Film Elizabeth Webby , Margaret Harris , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 13 no. 2 2013;
'2011 saw the release of The Eye of the Storm, the first adaptation to the screen of one of Patrick White’s novels. There had been earlier attempts, in particular the long-running saga of Voss, seemingly as doomed to failure as the explorer’s own quest. White’s interest in the theatre was paralleled by his interest in film; he knew that adaptations could boost an author’s reputation and sales. Manuscripts in the National Library of Australia’s White papers reveal that he wrote adaptations of several of his short stories as early as 1963. He did not manage to sell any of these but collaboration with director Jim Sharman in the 1970s led to the production of White’s screenplay of his story ‘The Night, the Prowler’. Inspired by this, White wrote several original screenplays that were never filmed. ‘Monkey Puzzle’, intended as a full-length film, sends up the Australian literary scene as well as Australian films of the period. The shorter 'Kidults' also includes a parody of the film version of My Brilliant Career. (Author's abstract)
y separately published work icon Stories That Keep on Rising to the Surface : i racconti di Patrick White Annalisa Pes , Verona : Universita di Verona. Dipartimento di Anglistica , 2003 Z1130147 2003 single work criticism
y separately published work icon Patrick White : Letters Patrick White , David Marr (editor), Milsons Point : Random House , 1994 Z496827 1994 selected work correspondence
Epiphanies in Tables and Goats: The Burnt Ones and The Cockatoos John Weigel , 1990 extract (Epiphanies in Tables and Goats: The Burnt Ones, The Cockatoos, and Four Plays)
— Appears in: Critical Essays on Patrick White 1990; (p. 189-198)
[Review] The Burnt Ones Richard K. Burns , 1944 single work review
— Appears in: Library Journal , 15 November vol. 89 no. 20 1944; (p. 4563-4564)

— Review of The Burnt Ones Patrick White , 1964 selected work short story
[Review] The Burnt Ones 1964 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 25 October 1964; (p. 953)

— Review of The Burnt Ones Patrick White , 1964 selected work short story
[Review] The Burnt Ones T. G. Rosenthal , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November vol. 4 no. 1 1964; (p. 6)

— Review of The Burnt Ones Patrick White , 1964 selected work short story
Darkness at Sarsaparilla Charles Higham , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 December vol. 86 no. 4425 1964; (p. 51-52)

— Review of The Burnt Ones Patrick White , 1964 selected work short story
The Burnt Ones Harry Payne Heseltine , 1965 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 25 no. 1 1965; (p. 69-71)

— Review of The Burnt Ones Patrick White , 1964 selected work short story
Epiphanies in Tables and Goats: The Burnt Ones and The Cockatoos John Weigel , 1990 extract (Epiphanies in Tables and Goats: The Burnt Ones, The Cockatoos, and Four Plays)
— Appears in: Critical Essays on Patrick White 1990; (p. 189-198)
y separately published work icon Stories That Keep on Rising to the Surface : i racconti di Patrick White Annalisa Pes , Verona : Universita di Verona. Dipartimento di Anglistica , 2003 Z1130147 2003 single work criticism
Epiphanies in Tables and Goats: The Burnt Ones, The Cockatoos, and Four Plays John Weigel , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Patrick White 1983; (p. 87-103)
y separately published work icon Three Australian Writers : Essays On Bruce Dawe, Barbara Baynton and Patrick White Thea Astley , Townsville : Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, James Cook University of North Queensland , 1979 Z10638 1979 single work criticism
The Image of the Greek in Australian Literature M. Byron Raizis , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Papers : Yugoslavia, Europe and Australia 1983; (p. 115-132)
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