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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 The Georges' Wife
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  • Also published in braille and sound recording formats;discussion notes available.
  • Book 3 of the My Father's Moon Trilogy.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1993 .
      Extent: 182p.
      ISBN: 0670852651
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1994 .
      Extent: 182p.
      ISBN: 0140232559 (pbk.)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Vera Wright Trilogy Elizabeth Jolley , New York (City) : Persea Books , 2010 Z982430 2010 selected work novel New York (City) : Persea Books , 2010

Works about this Work

Friendship in a Time of Loneliness Barbara Milech , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 24 no. 1 2009; (p. 97-110)
The essay 'explores the ways in which Jolley's fictions are simultaneously motivated by a longing for consummate love - (hetero)sexual, intellectual, spiritual, all at once - and shaped by a gathering understanding of the impossibility of that desire as a way of being in the world' (98-99).
Elizabeth Jolley, Mr Berrington and the Resistance to Monogamy Barbara Milech , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 3 no. 2004; (p. 67-79)
Examines the relationship between autobiography and fiction with regard to Jolley's fictional character 'Mr Berrington' (who occurs in several of her writings) and his real-life model.
Gertrude and Elizabeth : Letters, Lives and Fictions Delys Bird , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 2 no. 2003; (p. 105-119)
This paper 'draws on epistolary theory, and theories of epistolary fiction, of women's letter writing, of autobiography and autobiographical memory. Concerned as it is with women's letters, lives and fiction - specifically Elizabeth Jolley's Georges' Wife trilogy - it became a tribute not only to Dorothy Green, but also to Elizabeth Jolley herself' (p.105).
Babies Eat Their Lace: Elizabeth Jolley and the Slaughter of Decorum Eden Liddelow , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: After Electra : Rage, Grief and Hope in Twentieth-Century Fiction 2002; (p. 118-136, notes 194-195)
Voyaging In, Out and Down Under : A Discussion of Elizabeth Jolley's 'Vera Wright Trilogy' Dorothy Jones , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 43 no. 3 1998; (p. 5-18)
Editor's Choice Deborah Stone , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 10 April 1994; (p. 8)

— Review of The Georges' Wife Elizabeth Jolley , 1993 single work novel
Paperbacks Graham Clark , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16 April 1994; (p. 6)

— Review of The Georges' Wife Elizabeth Jolley , 1993 single work novel
Memory and Meditations Pamela Bagworth , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 1-2 1995; (p. 180-182)

— Review of The Georges' Wife Elizabeth Jolley , 1993 single work novel
Extra to Real Life Drusilla Modjeska , 1998 single work criticism review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 200 1998; (p. 45-46)

— Review of My Father's Moon Elizabeth Jolley , 1989 single work novel ; The Georges' Wife Elizabeth Jolley , 1993 single work novel ; Cabin Fever Elizabeth Jolley , 1990 single work novel
Fishing in Ambiguous Waters of Memory Reba Gostand , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 13 no. 1 1994; (p. 56-57)

— Review of Murawina : Australian Women of High Achievement 1993 anthology autobiography ; The Georges' Wife Elizabeth Jolley , 1993 single work novel ; Fishing in the Styx Ruth Park , 1993 single work autobiography ; The Gripping Beast Joan Marie Dugdale , 1993 single work novel
Babies Eat Their Lace: Elizabeth Jolley and the Slaughter of Decorum Eden Liddelow , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: After Electra : Rage, Grief and Hope in Twentieth-Century Fiction 2002; (p. 118-136, notes 194-195)
Gertrude and Elizabeth : Letters, Lives and Fictions Delys Bird , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 2 no. 2003; (p. 105-119)
This paper 'draws on epistolary theory, and theories of epistolary fiction, of women's letter writing, of autobiography and autobiographical memory. Concerned as it is with women's letters, lives and fiction - specifically Elizabeth Jolley's Georges' Wife trilogy - it became a tribute not only to Dorothy Green, but also to Elizabeth Jolley herself' (p.105).
Elizabeth Jolley, Mr Berrington and the Resistance to Monogamy Barbara Milech , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 3 no. 2004; (p. 67-79)
Examines the relationship between autobiography and fiction with regard to Jolley's fictional character 'Mr Berrington' (who occurs in several of her writings) and his real-life model.
Friendship in a Time of Loneliness Barbara Milech , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 24 no. 1 2009; (p. 97-110)
The essay 'explores the ways in which Jolley's fictions are simultaneously motivated by a longing for consummate love - (hetero)sexual, intellectual, spiritual, all at once - and shaped by a gathering understanding of the impossibility of that desire as a way of being in the world' (98-99).
Black in the West Helen Daniel , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 27 November 1993; (p. 9)
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