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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Answers to Brut
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  • Also published in braille and sound recording formats.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Hasselt,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Clavis ,
      1990 .
      Alternative title: Brut
      Extent: 76p.
      ISBN: 9068221043

Works about this Work

Untitled 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 15 no. 3 2001; (p. 59)

— Review of Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction
Gillian Rubinstein and Her Women Barbara Minchinton , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , August-December vol. 5 no. 2-3 1994; (p. 113-124)
Minchinton examines the stereotyped portrayals of women (particularly mothers) and girls in Rubinstein's novels and questions if perhaps her representations stem from Rubinstein's own childhood experiences of abandonment, grief and loss. In particular, Minchinton addresses Rubinstein's idealised 'earth Mother' as a counterpoint to the harshly portrayed 'working' and 'absent' mothers and asks a pertinent question: ' where does the story end and the personal pain begin?' (113). Minchinton observes a slight progression in Rubinstein's body of work towards a more rounded representation of womanhood and female sexuality, however overall, she argues that Rubinstein's characters '...may as well be heroes [as] they are not specifically female at all' (122).
form y separately published work icon Meet the Author : Gillian Rubinstein Meet Gillian Rubinstein Sue Wighton (interviewer), ( dir. Sue Wighton ) Brisbane : Queensland Department of Education , 1993 Z1376174 1993 single work film/TV interview

Children's author Gillian Rubinstein discusses the inspiration behind some of her stories, notably Space Demons and Answers to Brut. She also answers questions from students.

Untitled Laurie Copping , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 33 no. 3 1989; (p. 27)

— Review of Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Awards 1989 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 33 no. 3 1989; (p. 3-8)
The judges' report for the 1989 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards.
Untitled Anne Hanzl , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 3 no. 5 1988; (p. 31)

— Review of Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction
Untitled 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 15 no. 3 2001; (p. 59)

— Review of Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction
Kids' Books for Christmas Jo Goodman , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 107 1988; (p. 26-28)

— Review of Drac and the Gremlin Allan Baillie , 1988 single work picture book ; Regina's Impossible Dream Judith Worthy , 1988 single work children's fiction ; Bill Barbara Giles , 1988 single work children's fiction ; The Best-Kept Secret Emily Rodda , 1988 single work children's fiction ; Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction ; The Inheritors Jill Dobson , 1988 single work novel ; Baily's Bones Victor Kelleher , 1988 single work novel ; Beyond the Labyrinth Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work novel
[Review] You Take the High Road Kerry White , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , August no. 1 1989; (p. 10-11)

— Review of The Lake at the End of the World Caroline Macdonald , 1988 single work novel ; You Take the High Road Mary K. Pershall , 1988 single work novel ; Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction
Taut Tales of Real Concerns Mark Macleod , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 June 1988;

— Review of Answers to Brut Gillian Rubinstein , 1988 single work children's fiction
form y separately published work icon Meet the Author : Gillian Rubinstein Meet Gillian Rubinstein Sue Wighton (interviewer), ( dir. Sue Wighton ) Brisbane : Queensland Department of Education , 1993 Z1376174 1993 single work film/TV interview

Children's author Gillian Rubinstein discusses the inspiration behind some of her stories, notably Space Demons and Answers to Brut. She also answers questions from students.

Gillian Rubinstein and Her Women Barbara Minchinton , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , August-December vol. 5 no. 2-3 1994; (p. 113-124)
Minchinton examines the stereotyped portrayals of women (particularly mothers) and girls in Rubinstein's novels and questions if perhaps her representations stem from Rubinstein's own childhood experiences of abandonment, grief and loss. In particular, Minchinton addresses Rubinstein's idealised 'earth Mother' as a counterpoint to the harshly portrayed 'working' and 'absent' mothers and asks a pertinent question: ' where does the story end and the personal pain begin?' (113). Minchinton observes a slight progression in Rubinstein's body of work towards a more rounded representation of womanhood and female sexuality, however overall, she argues that Rubinstein's characters '...may as well be heroes [as] they are not specifically female at all' (122).
The Children's Book Council of Australia Awards 1989 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 33 no. 3 1989; (p. 3-8)
The judges' report for the 1989 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards.
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