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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories
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'Two novellas about the deep connections we forge with the people we love, and the pain of breaking those connections.

'In Honour, Kathleen and Frank are amicably separated, in contact through shared parenting of their young daughter, Flo. But when Frank finds a new partner and wants a divorce, Kathleen is hurt. And Flo can’t understand why they all can’t live together.

'In Other People’s Children, Ruth and Scotty live in a big share house that’s breaking up. Scotty is trying to hold on, remembering the early days of telling life stories and laughter and singing—and when the kids were everyone’s kids. But now the bitterness has crept in and their friendship is broken. Ruth is ready to move on—and she’ll take her kids with her.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:McPhee Gribble , 1980 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Honour, Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella
Other People's Children, Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella
* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Text Publishing , 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Michael Sala , 2018 single work essay

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1982 .
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      Extent: 156p.
      ISBN: 0140063013
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Seaview Books ,
      1982 .
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      Extent: 156p.
      ISBN: 0872237427
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: McPhee Gribble , 1989 .
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      Extent: 156p.
      ISBN: 0869140736 (pbk.)
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2008 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 252p.
      ISBN: 9780143180050
      Series: Penguin Modern Classics series - publisher
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 240p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 2 July 2018

      ISBN: 9781925603729
      Series: y separately published work icon Text Classics Text Publishing (publisher), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012- Z1851461 2012 series - publisher novel 'Great books by great Australian storytellers.' (Text website.)
Alternative title: Die Kinder anderer Leute : zwei Erzählungen
Language: German

Works about this Work

Introduction Michael Sala , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories 2018;
‘Women’s Writing’ and ‘Feminism’ : A History of Intimacy and Estrangement Zora Simic , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Outskirts : Feminisms Along the Edge , May no. 28 2013;
'Women’s Liberation in Australia and elsewhere created feminist readers and writers. Consciousness-raising and reading and writing were intimately linked. Within the women’s movement, journals, magazines and newspapers were launched, small presses inaugurated and writing and reading groups formed. Subscription lists charted the explosion in new titles by, for and about women, and feminist bookshops stocked them. Women’s writers’ festivals, poetry readings and book launches were opportunities to find and promote new work, and to meet other feminists. Some women writers from the past were rediscovered and many contemporary female writers were championed. One of the most successful writers to emerge on the Australian literary scene in the 1970s – Helen Garner, whose debut novel Monkey Grip (1977) won the National Book Council’s Book of the Year award in 1978 – directly linked her ascendency to feminism. A specifically feminist literary criticism began to develop. More generally, feminism also helped to expand the market for women’s writing, so much so that by the 1980s major publishers were developing lists of women’s fiction and/ or subsuming feminist presses into their operations.' (Author's introduction)
y separately published work icon Helen Garner Kerryn Goldsworthy , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 Z417973 1996 single work criticism
[Review] Honour and Other People's Children Barbara Jefferis , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Good Reading Guide 1989; (p. 83-84)

— Review of Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories Helen Garner , 1980 selected work novella ; Other People's Children Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; Honour Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella
Helen Garner Pam Gilbert , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Coming Out from Under : Contemporary Australian Woman Writers 1988; (p. 5-24)
Fretworks Helen Thompson , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , July no. 1 1983; (p. 66-69)

— Review of The Beauties and Furies Christina Stead , 1936 single work novel ; Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories Helen Garner , 1980 selected work novella
A Year of Varietals Laurie Clancy , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , July no. 84 1981; (p. 26-30)

— Review of Monkeys in the Dark Blanche d'Alpuget , 1980 single work novel ; The Frangipani Gardens Barbara Hanrahan , 1980 single work novel ; Other People's Children Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; Honour Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; Alone : A Novel Beverley Farmer , 1980 single work novel ; The Impersonators Jessica Anderson , 1980 single work novel ; War Crimes : Short Stories Peter Carey , 1979 selected work short story ; Faces You Can't Find Again : short stories Michele Nayman , 1980 selected work short story ; Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories Helen Garner , 1980 selected work novella ; Cherry Bloom Bruce Grant , 1980 single work novel
Conventions of Presence Peter Pierce , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 40 no. 1 1981; (p. 106-113)

— Review of Homesickness Murray Bail , 1980 single work novel ; Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories Helen Garner , 1980 selected work novella ; Honour Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; Other People's Children Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; The Transit of Venus Shirley Hazzard , 1980 single work novel ; Who Shot George Kirkland? : A Novel About the Nature of Truth Frank Hardy , 1981 single work novel
[Review] Honour and Other People's Children Michele Nayman , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 27 1980; (p. 9)

— Review of Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories Helen Garner , 1980 selected work novella ; Other People's Children Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; Honour Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella
Author Opens a Locked-In World Geoffrey Dutton , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 January vol. 101 no. 5245 1981; (p. 56)

— Review of Honour, and, Other People's Children : Two Stories Helen Garner , 1980 selected work novella ; Other People's Children Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella ; Honour Helen Garner , 1980 single work novella
Helen Garner Candida Baker (interviewer), 1986 single work biography interview
— Appears in: Yacker : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1986; (p. 128-156)
Of War and Needlework : The Fiction of Helen Garner Peter Craven , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 44 no. 2 1985; (p. 209-219)
Helen Garner Pam Gilbert , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Coming Out from Under : Contemporary Australian Woman Writers 1988; (p. 5-24)
y separately published work icon Helen Garner Kerryn Goldsworthy , Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 Z417973 1996 single work criticism
‘Women’s Writing’ and ‘Feminism’ : A History of Intimacy and Estrangement Zora Simic , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Outskirts : Feminisms Along the Edge , May no. 28 2013;
'Women’s Liberation in Australia and elsewhere created feminist readers and writers. Consciousness-raising and reading and writing were intimately linked. Within the women’s movement, journals, magazines and newspapers were launched, small presses inaugurated and writing and reading groups formed. Subscription lists charted the explosion in new titles by, for and about women, and feminist bookshops stocked them. Women’s writers’ festivals, poetry readings and book launches were opportunities to find and promote new work, and to meet other feminists. Some women writers from the past were rediscovered and many contemporary female writers were championed. One of the most successful writers to emerge on the Australian literary scene in the 1970s – Helen Garner, whose debut novel Monkey Grip (1977) won the National Book Council’s Book of the Year award in 1978 – directly linked her ascendency to feminism. A specifically feminist literary criticism began to develop. More generally, feminism also helped to expand the market for women’s writing, so much so that by the 1980s major publishers were developing lists of women’s fiction and/ or subsuming feminist presses into their operations.' (Author's introduction)
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