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Issue Details: First known date: 1951... 1951 The Witch's Thorn
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  • Dedication: For Charles Hutchinson: unforgotten.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Michael Joseph ,
      1952 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 240p.
    • Boston, Massachusetts,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Houghton Mifflin ,
      1952 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 209p.
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Horwitz , 1966 .
      Extent: 220p.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1979 .
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      Extent: 209p.
      Reprinted: 1990
      ISBN: 014005314X
Alternative title: Te-Kano : roman
Language: French

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Literary Migrations : White, English-Speaking Migrant Writers in Australia Ingeborg van Teeseling , Wollongong : 2011 Z1860612 2011 single work thesis 'In this thesis, I am arguing that [a] false core/periphery binary has made a particular group of migrants ,-those who are white and have migrated from English-speaking countries - invisible - invisible as migrants, that is. For the writers within this group, this leads to a critical blindness in relation to their work and place within Australian national literature. As a critic, however, I look at the work of Ruth Park, Alex Miller and John Mateer and see it is profoundly influenced by their migrant experience. More often than not they write about themes that are typical of migrant writing: alienation, identity, belonging, home, being in-between cultures, history. For a more appropriate, complete appreciation of their work, this thesis argues that it is imperative to go back to the beginning and return the 'default setting' of migrant to its literal meaning.' [From the author's abstract]
Short Views Arthur Ashworth , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 16 no. 4 1955; (p. 221-223)

— Review of The Unbending Judah Waten , 1954 single work novel ; The Five Bright Stars Eric Lambert , 1954 single work novel ; The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel ; A Power of Roses Ruth Park , 1953 single work novel
[Untitled] 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Observer , 8 June 1952; (p. 7)

— Review of The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel
The Witch's Thorn 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 January vol. 73 no. 3751 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel
The Critics [comparison of reviews] 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Astrovert , no. 6 1952; (p. 9)

— Review of The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel
[Untitled] 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Observer , 8 June 1952; (p. 7)

— Review of The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel
Short Views Arthur Ashworth , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 16 no. 4 1955; (p. 221-223)

— Review of The Unbending Judah Waten , 1954 single work novel ; The Five Bright Stars Eric Lambert , 1954 single work novel ; The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel ; A Power of Roses Ruth Park , 1953 single work novel
The Critics [comparison of reviews] 1952 single work review
— Appears in: Astrovert , no. 6 1952; (p. 9)

— Review of The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel
The Witch's Thorn 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 2 January vol. 73 no. 3751 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of The Witch's Thorn Ruth Park , 1951 single work novel
y separately published work icon Literary Migrations : White, English-Speaking Migrant Writers in Australia Ingeborg van Teeseling , Wollongong : 2011 Z1860612 2011 single work thesis 'In this thesis, I am arguing that [a] false core/periphery binary has made a particular group of migrants ,-those who are white and have migrated from English-speaking countries - invisible - invisible as migrants, that is. For the writers within this group, this leads to a critical blindness in relation to their work and place within Australian national literature. As a critic, however, I look at the work of Ruth Park, Alex Miller and John Mateer and see it is profoundly influenced by their migrant experience. More often than not they write about themes that are typical of migrant writing: alienation, identity, belonging, home, being in-between cultures, history. For a more appropriate, complete appreciation of their work, this thesis argues that it is imperative to go back to the beginning and return the 'default setting' of migrant to its literal meaning.' [From the author's abstract]
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