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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur
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  • Dedication: For Kerithy.
  • Epigraph: There are times in one's past which remain warm and vivid, and can be taken out and looked at, so to speak, with renewed pleasure. Those 'wildflowering days' at Tamborine Mountain, Caloundra, Noosa, or Lake Cootharaba, when I was able to wander with her, helped train my own eye a little to Kathleen's way of seeing and her devotion to the flowers of the coast, the mountains and the wallum plains and swamps. Judith Wright, Foreword to Kathleen McArthur, Looking at Australian Wildflowers, 1986

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Shadowing Vida Lahey : Bats, Books and Biographical Method Sue Lovell , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , June vol. 21 no. 1 2014; (p. 72-83)
'In bumper-to-bumper traffic along the Pacific Motorway at dusk, I edge south past the Logan Road exit towards the Gold Coast. Vehicles moving easily north have already put their headlights on. Flying foxes are massing against the darkening sky. These native megabats will find their way to food using their sharp eyes and sense of smell. As I watch, I am reminded of the microbats of another hemisphere. Those blind bats had prompted Thomas Nagel's famous paper, ‘What is it like to be a bat?’' (Publication abstract)
Untitled Katherine Gallagher , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , March vol. 1 no. 1 2006;

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
[Review] Wildflowing: The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Kay Ferres , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 109-110)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
'Kathleen McArthur was born in 1915, the same year as her cousin Mary Durack and her lifelong friend Judith Wright. The three women are also linked by the way that their work gave expression to their deeply felt connection to place. Kathleen and Judith became friends in the early 1950s as their shared passion for "wildflowrering" grew into a shared commitment to conservation. Margaret Somerville s book is about the \way Kathleen McArthur inhabited places - her childhood home at Coorparoo, and later Caloundra, Currimundi, Cooloola and the Pumicestone Passage. Her connection to these places brought her self into being, and her representations of them raised public awareness of their beauty and significance.' (Introduction)
Landscape as Subject Sylvia Martin , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 265 2004; (p. 43)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
Fire and Passion for Wild Flowers Nerida Newton , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 September 2004; (p. 9)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
Pick of the Week Fiona Capp , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 August 2004; (p. 5)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
Wildflowering Days in a Powerful Landscape Susan Parsons , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 August 2004; (p. 6a)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
Fire and Passion for Wild Flowers Nerida Newton , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 September 2004; (p. 9)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
Landscape as Subject Sylvia Martin , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 265 2004; (p. 43)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
[Review] Wildflowing: The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Kay Ferres , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , December vol. 11 no. 2 2004; (p. 109-110)

— Review of Wildflowering : The Life and Places of Kathleen McArthur Margaret Somerville , 2004 single work biography
'Kathleen McArthur was born in 1915, the same year as her cousin Mary Durack and her lifelong friend Judith Wright. The three women are also linked by the way that their work gave expression to their deeply felt connection to place. Kathleen and Judith became friends in the early 1950s as their shared passion for "wildflowrering" grew into a shared commitment to conservation. Margaret Somerville s book is about the \way Kathleen McArthur inhabited places - her childhood home at Coorparoo, and later Caloundra, Currimundi, Cooloola and the Pumicestone Passage. Her connection to these places brought her self into being, and her representations of them raised public awareness of their beauty and significance.' (Introduction)
Shadowing Vida Lahey : Bats, Books and Biographical Method Sue Lovell , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , June vol. 21 no. 1 2014; (p. 72-83)
'In bumper-to-bumper traffic along the Pacific Motorway at dusk, I edge south past the Logan Road exit towards the Gold Coast. Vehicles moving easily north have already put their headlights on. Flying foxes are massing against the darkening sky. These native megabats will find their way to food using their sharp eyes and sense of smell. As I watch, I am reminded of the microbats of another hemisphere. Those blind bats had prompted Thomas Nagel's famous paper, ‘What is it like to be a bat?’' (Publication abstract)
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