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Notes

  • Epigraph: True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,
    As those move easiest who have learned to dance.
    (An Essay on Criticism, Alexander Pope)

  • Publisher's note: Learning to Dance brings together some of [Jolley's] most poignant short stories, essays and poems, and includes two formerly unpublished pieces.'

Contents

* Contents derived from the Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:Viking , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Scattered Catalogue of Consolation, Elizabeth Jolley , single work autobiography (p. 17-53)
Sisters My Sister Dancing, Elizabeth Jolley , single work autobiography (p. 55-71)
Note: With title: Sisters
A Summer to Remember Outlines and Shadings, Elizabeth Jolley , single work prose biography (p. 73-77)
Note: With title: A Summer to Remember
The Silent Night of Snowfall : Tales of Christmas Past, Elizabeth Jolley , single work biography (p. 79-86)
One Christmas Knitting, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 87-99)
Paper Children, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 101-121)
The Bathroom Dance, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 123-138)
Black Country Farm, Elizabeth Jolley , single work autobiography (p. 139-147)
Motherhood, Elizabeth Jolley , single work prose (p. 149-156)
Fairfields Frederick the Great Returns to Fairfields, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 157-176)
Note: With title: Fairfields
A Small Fragment of the Earth Life's Colors Shimmer in Western Heat, Elizabeth Jolley , single work autobiography (p. 177-184)
Note: With title: A Small Fragment of the Earth.
Orchard : The Landi"Sun stroked slopes", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 185)
The Pelican, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 187-190)
At the River, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 191-206)
A Tender Worshipi"When you came here", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 207)
Pear Tree Dance, Elizabeth Jolley , single work short story (p. 209-218)
Orchard : Pear Tree Dancei"All day the sun wrapped colour", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 219)
Only Connect!, Elizabeth Jolley , single work prose (p. 221-224)
Good Seasoni"It's like a quartet, the four seasons", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 225)
Bad Seasoni"My feckless neighbour fired", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 227)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2006 .
      Extent: 309p.
      Note/s:
      • Selected and introduced by Caroline Lurie.
      • Includes bibliographical references: p.[307-309].
      ISBN: 0670029742

Works about this Work

A Jolley Good Show John Clare , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 August 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
No Place to Hide from the All-Seeing Eye Dorothy Johnston , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 July 2008; (p. 37)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
Promise of a Secret Life N. A. Bourke , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 - 23 April 2006; (p. 25)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
At the End of the Day Shirley Walker , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 282 2006; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
Dancing Through Delights Melinda Harvey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 May 2006; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
Fine Farewell for a Great Leading Lady Diana Simmonds , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 April 2006; (p. 10)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
In Praise of Older Women Peter Pierce , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14-15 April 2006; (p. 23)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 April 2006; (p. 35)

— Review of A Man of Intelligence : The Life of Captain Theodore Eric Nave, Australian Codebreaker Extraordinary Ian Pfennigwerth , 2006 single work biography ; Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
In the Detail of the Telling Katharine England , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 May 2006; (p. 9)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
Dancing Through Delights Melinda Harvey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 May 2006; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Elizabeth Jolley , 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose
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