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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 JF Was Here
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Dedication: In memoriam, J. W.

Works about this Work

Exotic Pleasures Xavier Pons , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Messengers of Eros : Representations of Sex in Australian Writing 2009; (p. 293-315)
Dance of the Emotional Void Xavier Pons , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Messengers of Eros : Representations of Sex in Australian Writing 2009; (p. 119-138)

'In the literature of the last few decades depiction of sex have become commonplace. The old taboos which made any allusion to these matters something daring or transgressive have disappeared, to the extent that the reader is surprised, and perhaps a little disappointed, when he or she fails to find any sexual descriptions in the novel. It would appear that the characters have as few inhibitions when it comes to having sex as the writers when it comes to describing it.' (p. 119)

Aids, Fragile Love and Dying Steve Dow , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 28 September 2003; (p. 10)
Death to Art : Reflections on AIDS, Art and Susan Sontag Robert Dessaix , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Republica , no. 4 1996; (p. 107-119) (And So Forth) 1998; (p. 272-293)
JF Was Here : 'Tap the Painted Surface and See if It Crumbles' Brian Dibble , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 7 no. 2 1993; (p. 154)

— Review of JF Was Here Nigel Krauth , 1990 single work novel
Names, Initials and Anonymity Nicholas Hasluck , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Voices , Autumn vol. 1 no. 1 1991; (p. 90-94)

— Review of Velvet Waters Gerald Murnane , 1990 selected work short story ; Longleg Glenda Adams , 1990 single work novel ; Family Lore Gerard Windsor , 1990 single work autobiography ; JF Was Here Nigel Krauth , 1990 single work novel
Morality Meets Mortality Robert Dessaix , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Herald , 30 September 1990; (p. 32)

— Review of JF Was Here Nigel Krauth , 1990 single work novel
Shadows of Exile Under the Sun Helen Elliott , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 September 1990; (p. 8)

— Review of JF Was Here Nigel Krauth , 1990 single work novel
Bright and Dangerous Shards Helen Daniel , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 126 1990; (p. 19-20)

— Review of JF Was Here Nigel Krauth , 1990 single work novel
Haunted by a Sense of Guilt Veronica Angus , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 October 1990; (p. B8)

— Review of JF Was Here Nigel Krauth , 1990 single work novel
Aids, Fragile Love and Dying Steve Dow , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 28 September 2003; (p. 10)
Dance of the Emotional Void Xavier Pons , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Messengers of Eros : Representations of Sex in Australian Writing 2009; (p. 119-138)

'In the literature of the last few decades depiction of sex have become commonplace. The old taboos which made any allusion to these matters something daring or transgressive have disappeared, to the extent that the reader is surprised, and perhaps a little disappointed, when he or she fails to find any sexual descriptions in the novel. It would appear that the characters have as few inhibitions when it comes to having sex as the writers when it comes to describing it.' (p. 119)

Exotic Pleasures Xavier Pons , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Messengers of Eros : Representations of Sex in Australian Writing 2009; (p. 293-315)
Foreword Elizabeth Swanson , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 October 1990; (p. rev 5)
Still Haunted After All These Years Jane Sullivan , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 29 September 1990; (p. 8)

Awards

1991 winner New South Wales State Literary Awards Christina Stead Prize for Fiction
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Subjects:
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    Papua New Guinea,
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    Pacific Region,
  • Blue Mountains, Sydney, New South Wales,
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