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Issue Details: First known date: 1971... 1971 A Dutiful Daughter
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'"It is the duty of a good child to let his parents know the second they turn into animals..." When Barbara Glover reached puberty, her parents suddenly assumed bodily forms so unnatural that they had to be kept from the world and tended like farm animals. Uncertain whether she or they caused the "accident", she found herself bound in dominance over them, impelled by a fierce love to organize them and her younger brother around the family's affliction.' (Source: back cover, 1972 Penguin edition)

Notes

  • Dedication: For John Abernethy.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Viking ,
      1971 .
      Extent: 147p.
      ISBN: 0670286613
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1972 .
      Extent: 150p.
      Reprinted: 1984
      ISBN: 0140033912
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Fontana , 1979 .
      Extent: 183p.
      ISBN: 000615378X

Works about this Work

Words, Sticks and Stones : Keneally, Literature and Social Impact Paul Sharrad , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , November vol. 28 no. 4 2013; (p. 90-105)
Traduit de l’américain : Thomas Keneally and the Mechanics of an International Career David Carter , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Book History , vol. 16 no. 2013; (p. 364-386)

'Internationally, Thomas Keneally is one of Australia’s most successful authors, whether in terms of critical reception, book sales, or author profile. He is probably best known as the author of Schindler’s List from 1982—Schindler’s Ark in Britain and Australasia—even if his fame in this regard has been somewhat obscured by Stephen Spielberg’s multi-Oscar-winning movie of 1993. The story of how Keneally came to write this book and its subsequent success is one of the more remarkable episodes in Australian book history, and of course it is by no means confined to Australia, its point of origin only in a very qualified sense. Published simultaneously in London, New York, and Sydney, Schindler’s List appeared in at least eight different English-language and fourteen foreign-language editions even before the release of Spielberg’s movie. It won the Booker Prize for 1982, the first by an Australian novelist, although Keneally had already been short-listed for the award on three occasions. Across the Atlantic, it was one of the New York Times ’ Best Books of 1982, and in the following year the winner of the Los Angeles Times Fiction Prize. The movie’s success meant new English and American editions together with a dozen or so translations in 1994 alone, including Turkish, Japanese, Chinese, and Catalan versions. New Czech and Marathi editions appeared as recently as 2009.' (Author's introduction)

On Tom Keneally's Catholic Novels Gloria Jean Moore , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 38 no. 4 1994; (p. 66-68)
Thomas Keneally's Nightmare of History Manly Johnson , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 3 no. 2 1989; (p. 101-104)
'Mother I Won't Never Go Drovin'' : Motherhood in Australian Narrative Delys Bird , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 34 no. 4 1989; (p. 41-50)
Recent Fiction John McLaren , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 50-51 1972; (p. 96-97)

— Review of The Unknown Industrial Prisoner David Ireland 1971 single work novel ; A Dutiful Daughter Thomas Keneally 1971 single work novel ; Jacob's Season John Hooker 1971 single work novel ; A Cartload of Clay : A Novel George Johnston 1971 single work novel
Untitled John Beston , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Written in English , vol. 11 no. 2 1972; (p. 65-66)

— Review of The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Thomas Keneally 1972 single work novel ; A Dutiful Daughter Thomas Keneally 1971 single work novel
Untitled 1971 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 23 April 1971; (p. 465)

— Review of A Dutiful Daughter Thomas Keneally 1971 single work novel
Reviews John Beston , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December no. 4 1971; (p. 61-63)

— Review of A Dutiful Daughter Thomas Keneally 1971 single work novel
Keneally and the Possibility of Freedom John Beston , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , vol. 7 no. 2 1971; (p. 38-41)

— Review of A Dutiful Daughter Thomas Keneally 1971 single work novel
On Tom Keneally's Catholic Novels Gloria Jean Moore , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 38 no. 4 1994; (p. 66-68)
'Trans-What?' Sexuality and the Phallus in `A Dutiful Daughter' and `The Flesheaters' Ken Gelder , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 49 no. 1 1989; (p. 3-15)
'Mother I Won't Never Go Drovin'' : Motherhood in Australian Narrative Delys Bird , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 34 no. 4 1989; (p. 41-50)
Thomas Keneally's Nightmare of History Manly Johnson , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 3 no. 2 1989; (p. 101-104)
Thomas Keneally and "The Special Agonies of Being a Woman" Shirley Walker , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Who Is She? 1983; (p. 150-162)
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