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y separately published work icon Watershed single work   novel  
Note: As Fabienne Bayet-Charlton.
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Watershed
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'A haunting novel of loss and redemption, Watershed tells with great poignancy and ironic insight the story of Eve and her husband Marconi, whose son David disappeared one day in the Murray River. A novel of contemporary Australian life.' (Source: TROVE)

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Epigraph: The Murray cod doesn't make sense. Scientifically, it is too large a fish to live in such a small, narrow river. Its survival is still a mystery. Tim Flannery.
Notes:
Epigraph: It is not in the nature of Australian bush women to take adversity lying down.... Ouyen Raindance.
    • Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: IAD Press , 2005 .
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      Extent: 246p.
      ISBN: 1864650648, 9781864650648

Works about this Work

Healing, Catharsis and Reconciliation : Water as Metaphor in Ghost River Adelle Sefton-Rowston , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Le Simplegadi , no. 16 2016; (p. 86-94)

This article explores the possibility of intercultural catharsis through literature, metaphorical connections and representations of place in Tony Birch’s Ghost River (2015). Water, rain and essentially the river, symbolise the building of a nation and the repair of Indigenous and non-Indigenous race relations. Aristotle’s theory of catharsis is deconstructed and built upon using Indigenous philosophies and intercultural dialogue to explore ideas about relationship building as a spiritual journey connected to the textual directions of the landscape.

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Parched Romances Maya Linden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 280 2006; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel ; Summer at Mount Hope Rosalie Ham , 2005 single work novel
Other Voices Tony Maniaty , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 January 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel ; Limited Recall Ken Scarlett , 2006 single work autobiography ; The Well Mouth Philip Salom , 2005 selected work poetry
Untitled Anna Solding , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Summer no. 1 2005; (p. 55)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel
Skim Anne Susskind , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 November vol. 123 no. 6497 2005; (p. 68-69)

— Review of The Wing of Night Brenda Walker , 2005 single work novel ; Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel ; The True Green of Hope N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work novel
The Flow that Makes a Classic Modern Tale Dorothy Johnston , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 September 2005; (p. 12)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel
Skim Anne Susskind , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 November vol. 123 no. 6497 2005; (p. 68-69)

— Review of The Wing of Night Brenda Walker , 2005 single work novel ; Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel ; The True Green of Hope N. A. Bourke , 2005 single work novel
Other Voices Tony Maniaty , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 January 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel ; Limited Recall Ken Scarlett , 2006 single work autobiography ; The Well Mouth Philip Salom , 2005 selected work poetry
Parched Romances Maya Linden , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 280 2006; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel ; Summer at Mount Hope Rosalie Ham , 2005 single work novel
Untitled Anna Solding , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Summer no. 1 2005; (p. 55)

— Review of Watershed Fabienne Bayet , 2005 single work novel
Healing, Catharsis and Reconciliation : Water as Metaphor in Ghost River Adelle Sefton-Rowston , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Le Simplegadi , no. 16 2016; (p. 86-94)

This article explores the possibility of intercultural catharsis through literature, metaphorical connections and representations of place in Tony Birch’s Ghost River (2015). Water, rain and essentially the river, symbolise the building of a nation and the repair of Indigenous and non-Indigenous race relations. Aristotle’s theory of catharsis is deconstructed and built upon using Indigenous philosophies and intercultural dialogue to explore ideas about relationship building as a spiritual journey connected to the textual directions of the landscape.

Full Text PDF

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