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y separately published work icon A Difficult Young Man single work   novel  
Is part of The Langton Tetralogy Martin Boyd , 1952-1962 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1955... 1955 A Difficult Young Man
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' Handsome, proud, reprehensible, misunderstood. Dominic Langton is the dark heart of A Difficult Young Man. His brother Guy can scarcely understand where he fits into the pattern of things or what he might do next. Martin Boyd’s much loved novel is an elegant, witty and compelling family tale about the contradictions of growing up.' (Publication summary)

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  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording, large print, e-book.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Text Publishing , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Sonya Hartnett , 2012 essay

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Cresset Press ,
      1955 .
      Extent: 276 ppp.
      Note/s:
      • Other imprints include: US - NY: Reynal, 1955; Canada - Toronto: Ambassador, 1956; Aust. - Melb: Lansdowne, 1965

      Holdings

      Held at: St Mary's Cathedral St Mary's Cathedral Library
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Langton Quartet Martin Boyd , Richmond : Heinemann , 1988 Z186595 1988 selected work novel Richmond : Heinemann , 1988 pg. 161-327
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1993 .
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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Sydney University Press , 2009 .
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      Extent: vii, 223p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Susan Lever.
      ISBN: 9781920898960
      Series: y separately published work icon Australian Classics Library Bruce Bennett (editor), Robert Dixon (editor), Sydney University Press (publisher), Sydney : Sydney University Press , 2009- Z1613164 2009 series - publisher novel poetry short story

      The Australian Classics Library series is intended 'to make classic texts of Australian literature more widely available for the secondary school and undergraduate university classroom, and to the general reader. The series is co-edited by Emeritus Professor Bruce Bennett of the University of New South Wales and Professor Robert Dixon, Professor of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, in conjunction with SETIS, Sydney University Press, AustLit and the Copyright Agency Limited. Each text is accompanied by a fresh scholarly introduction and a basic editorial apparatus drawn from the resources of AustLit.'

      Source: Sydney University Press website, http://www.sup.usyd.edu.au/
      Sighted: 11/08/2009

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2012 .
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      Extent: xiii, 325p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 26 April. 2012
      ISBN: 9781921922121 (pbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Text Classics Text Publishing (publisher), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012- Z1851461 2012 series - publisher novel 'Great books by great Australian storytellers.' (Text website.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Aden Rolfe , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Lifted Brow , no. 14 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel
'Dark Waves of Feeling' : Brotherly Themes in Martin Boyd's A Difficult Young Man Sonya Hartnett , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 339 2012; (p. 33-34)
Introduction Sonya Hartnett , 2012 essay
— Appears in: A Difficult Young Man 2012;
Are there Really Angels in Carlton? Australian Literature and Theology Noel Rowe , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 30-59)
The Cultural Logic of Martin Boyd's Anti-Puritan Novels Patricia Dobrez , 2007-2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 21-22 2007-2008; (p. 46-56)
Untitled Aden Rolfe , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Lifted Brow , no. 14 2012; (p. 23)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel
Untitled 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 6 May 1955; (p. 233)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel
Untitled 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Times , 28 April 1955; (p. 16)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel
Untitled 1955 single work review
— Appears in: New Statesman and Nation , 4 June vol. 49 no. 1955; (p. 792)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel
Untitled Isabel. Quigly , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Spectator , 15 April 1955; (p. 480)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel
Are there Really Angels in Carlton? Australian Literature and Theology Noel Rowe , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ethical Investigations : Essays on Australian Literature and Poetics 2008; (p. 30-59)
The Cultural Logic of Martin Boyd's Anti-Puritan Novels Patricia Dobrez , 2007-2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 21-22 2007-2008; (p. 46-56)
'Dark Waves of Feeling' : Brotherly Themes in Martin Boyd's A Difficult Young Man Sonya Hartnett , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 339 2012; (p. 33-34)
Martin Boyd and "The Cardboard Crown" Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1960 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Melbourne Critical Review , no. 3 1960; (p. 23-30) Melbourne or the Bush : essays on Australian literature and society 1974; (p. 33-45)
Fact and Fiction Brian McFarlane , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Martin Boyd's Langton Novels 1980; (p. 1-7)
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