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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Canberra Tales : Stories
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* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Penguin , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Most Mortal Enemy, Marion Halligan , single work short story (p. 2-17)
Belladonna Gardens : Il Faut Cultiver Notre Jardin, Marion Halligan , single work short story (p. 17-32)
Perilous Seas, Marion Halligan , single work short story (p. 32-42)
Capital Gains, Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , single work short story (p. 44-72)
Volumptuous Ladies, Suzanne Edgar , single work short story (p. 74-82)
Madonnas, Suzanne Edgar , single work short story young adult (p. 82-91)
Arnie's Marathon, Suzanne Edgar , single work short story humour (p. 92-100)
At Mrs Pickering's At the Babysitter's, Suzanne Edgar , single work short story (p. 100-104)
The New Parliament House, Dorothy Johnston , single work short story (p. 106-136)
The Boatman of Lake Burley Griffin, Dorothy Johnston , single work short story (p. 136-141)
Damaged Goods, Dorothy Horsfield , single work short story (p. 142-151)
Baby, I Love You, Dorothy Horsfield , single work short story (p. 152-158)
Keeping Fit, Dorothy Horsfield , single work short story (p. 158-164)
Dog Bones, Dorothy Horsfield , single work short story (p. 165-171)
Scales, Margaret Barbalet , single work short story (p. 172-181)
A Season Under Snow, Margaret Barbalet , single work short story (p. 182-193)
The Division of Love, Margaret Barbalet , single work short story

Mary, a new mother, wonders how best to divide her time and attention among her two children: Frederick, her firstborn son, and Hannah, her daughter with spina bifida, who she hadn't planned to have. Meanwhile, Mary's sister, Paula, has her own troubles with her four children; the eldest daughter Karen runs away.

At the end of the story, Mary has accepted how her family's time and love is spent. She finds that Hannah's new swimming physiotherapy aide is the once-rebellious Karen.

(p. 194-207)
My Cousin Paolo, Sara Dowse , single work short story (p. 208-258)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: The Division of Love : Stories
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1988 .
      Extent: 262 p.p.
      Description: ports.
      ISBN: 0140111689
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1995 .
      Extent: xxiv, 258 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • With title: The Division of Love
      ISBN: 0140246436

Works about this Work

Home and Away : 1980-2000 Bruce Bennett , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Short Fiction : A History 2002; (p. 225-290, notes 352-353)
The Real Scribes of Canberra Russell Wenholz , 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 January 1997; (p. 16)
Paperbacks Philippa Hawker , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 February 1996; (p. 9)

— Review of Canberra Tales : Stories Margaret Barbalet , Sara Dowse , Suzanne Edgar , Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , Marion Halligan , Dorothy Horsfield , Dorothy Johnston , 1988 anthology short story ; Double Take : Six Incorrect Essays 1996 anthology prose
Return of the Seven Robert Hefner , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 February 1996; (p. C11)
Canberra Literary Centre of Australia Rosemary Sorensen , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 128 1991; (p. 3-5)
A Prevalence of Short Forms - By and About Women Andrew Wallace , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , July vol. 8 no. 2 1989; (p. 70-72)

— Review of Canberra Tales : Stories Margaret Barbalet , Sara Dowse , Suzanne Edgar , Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , Marion Halligan , Dorothy Horsfield , Dorothy Johnston , 1988 anthology short story ; The Rose Fancier Olga Masters , 1988 selected work short story ; Bloodfather David Ireland , 1987 single work novel ; Tribute : Selected Stories of Katharine Susannah Prichard Katharine Susannah Prichard , 1988 selected work short story
Paperbacks Philippa Hawker , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 February 1996; (p. 9)

— Review of Canberra Tales : Stories Margaret Barbalet , Sara Dowse , Suzanne Edgar , Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , Marion Halligan , Dorothy Horsfield , Dorothy Johnston , 1988 anthology short story ; Double Take : Six Incorrect Essays 1996 anthology prose
Radical Twitches at Excellence Helen Daniel , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 October 1988; (p. 10)

— Review of Telling Ways : Australian Women's Experimental Writing 1988 anthology poetry short story criticism prose ; Canberra Tales : Stories Margaret Barbalet , Sara Dowse , Suzanne Edgar , Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , Marion Halligan , Dorothy Horsfield , Dorothy Johnston , 1988 anthology short story
A Competent, if Cosy, Collaboration Hope Hewitt , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 September 1988; (p. B4)

— Review of Canberra Tales : Stories Margaret Barbalet , Sara Dowse , Suzanne Edgar , Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , Marion Halligan , Dorothy Horsfield , Dorothy Johnston , 1988 anthology short story
A Glow in Deepest Suburbia and Beyond Helen Elliott , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 October 1988; (p. 16)

— Review of Canberra Tales : Stories Margaret Barbalet , Sara Dowse , Suzanne Edgar , Marian Favel Clair Eldridge , Marion Halligan , Dorothy Horsfield , Dorothy Johnston , 1988 anthology short story
Return of the Seven Robert Hefner , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 February 1996; (p. C11)
Getting Started : The Beginnings of Canberra Tales Sara Dowse , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Blast , Summer no. 8 1988-1989; (p. 18-19)
A Question of Placing Women in Books Kate Veitch , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 January 1989; (p. 14)
Taking the Tea-Cosy off the Capital Robert Hefner , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 September 1988; (p. 27)
The Real Scribes of Canberra Russell Wenholz , 1997 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 January 1997; (p. 16)
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