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y separately published work icon The Cardboard Crown single work   novel  
Is part of The Langton Tetralogy Martin Boyd , 1952-1962 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1952... 1952 The Cardboard Crown
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Dominic Langton dies, leaving the family home to his brother, Guy Langton. There, Guy's discovery of letters written by his grandmother, Alice, provokes him to tell his family's history, with Alice as the central figure, in a novel. As a writer, he sets himself the task of discovering, narrating, and creating from the remnants of the past. (Source: Sydney University Press)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also large print.

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, Brenda Niall , 2012 essay

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Cresset Press ,
      1952 .
      image of person or book cover 7893683240177903015.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.

      Holdings

      Held at: St Mary's Cathedral St Mary's Cathedral Library
    • Dee Why West, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Lansdowne , 1971 .
      Extent: 168p.
      Reprinted: 1978 , 1979
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Langton Quartet Martin Boyd , Richmond : Heinemann , 1988 Z186595 1988 selected work novel Richmond : Heinemann , 1988 pg. 1-158
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Sydney University Press , 2003 .
      Extent: 172p.
      Note/s:
      • Cover title: A Cardboard Crown.
      ISBN: 1920897070
      Series: y separately published work icon Classic Australian Works CAW Sydney University Press (publisher), Z1087478 2003- series - publisher

      'This collection features books that should always be available for readers and students as part of our national cultural heritage. These works retain their influence and impact, the richness and quality of their writing, and their importance as a record and reflection of Australian life and perspectives, but have disappeared from traditional publication.'

      (Source: Classic Australian Works website, http://www.sup.usyd.edu.au/projects_cal_about.html )

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2004 .
      image of person or book cover 8954777801199414984.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: xvi, 263p.
      Note/s:
      • With an introduction by Brenda Niall.
      ISBN: 1920885064
Alternative title: Il passato che e in noi
Language: Italian
    • Torino, Piedmont,
      c
      Italy,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Frassinelli ,
      1953 .
      Extent: 300p.

Works about this Work

Introduction Brenda Niall , 2012 essay
— Appears in: The Cardboard Crown 2012;
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)
Langtons in Love Gerard Windsor , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 29 October no. 5300 2004; (p. 29)

— Review of Martin Boyd : A Life Brenda Niall , 1988 single work biography ; The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , October no. 28 2004;

— Review of The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel
Pick of the Week Cameron Woodhead , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 June 2004; (p. 4)

— Review of The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel
Pick of the Week Cameron Woodhead , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 June 2004; (p. 4)

— Review of The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel
Untitled Gillian Dooley , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , October no. 28 2004;

— Review of The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel
Langtons in Love Gerard Windsor , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 29 October no. 5300 2004; (p. 29)

— Review of Martin Boyd : A Life Brenda Niall , 1988 single work biography ; The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel
Reading Melbourne Peter Craven , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 23 April 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of Take Me to Paris, Johnny John Foster , 1993 single work autobiography ; The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel ; The Getting of Wisdom Henry Handel Richardson , 1910 single work novel ; The Nightmarkets : A Novel Alan Wearne , 1986 sequence novel ; The Life and Death of Sandy Stone Barry Humphries , 1990 single work drama ; The Mystery of a Hansom Cab Fergus Hume , 1886 single work novel
Untitled A. Roberts , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 March 1971; (p. 20)

— Review of A Difficult Young Man Martin Boyd , 1955 single work novel ; The Cardboard Crown Martin Boyd , 1952 single work novel ; When Blackbirds Sing Martin Boyd , 1962 single work novel
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)
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)
The Cardboard Crown Brian McFarlane , 1980 single work criticism
— Appears in: Martin Boyd's Langton Novels 1980; (p. 8-18)
A 'Process of Being Re-Anglicized' : Reconstructing 'Colonial' Houses in 'Post-Colonial' Fiction Cecily Devereux , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 12 1994; (p. 11-30)
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