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Issue Details: First known date: 1972... 1972 The Flesheaters
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    • Cremorne, Cremorne - Mosman - Northbridge area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1972 .
      Extent: 202p.
      ISBN: 0207124051
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1980 .
      Extent: 202p.
      Reprinted: 1985 With ISBN 0140087141 (pbk.)
      ISBN: 0140700862

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Eight Great Australian Fictional Scientists Worth Reading about Anna-Sophie Jürgens , 2019 single work
— Appears in: The Conversation , 12 February 2019;

'Australian scientists have led many crucial scientific breakthroughs – from the manufacturing and processing of penicillin, to the first in-vitro fertilisation pregnancy. Yet there is still a need for science to be more widely appreciated in our broader culture.' (Introduction)

The Art of Penning the March Hare In : The Treatment of Insanity in Australian Total Institution Fiction Jean-François Vernay , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aumla , November no. 118 2012; (p. 87-103)

'The treatment of psychological disorders of all kinds and, more largely, of the deterioration of the mind, gradually made its mark in Australian novels in the early 1970s and gave rise to a series of books concerned with mental health issues. The six narratives I have selected for this study-David Ireland's The Flesheaters (1972), Walter Adamson's The Institution (1976), Peter Kocan's two you-narration novellas The Treatment (1980) and The Cure (1983), Carmel Bird's The White Garden (1995), and Amy Witting's Isobela on the Way to the Corner Shop (1999)-all partake of this new trend. This belated literary awakening to insanity is all the stranger seeing that creativity and madness have often been paired, both being particularly apt at articulating the relationship between freedom and constraint, mental representation and reality, the individual and society.' (Author's introduction)

y separately published work icon Atomic Fiction: The Novels of David Ireland Ken Gelder , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z435693 1993 selected work criticism
'Trans-What?' Sexuality and the Phallus in `A Dutiful Daughter' and `The Flesheaters' Ken Gelder , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 49 no. 1 1989; (p. 3-15)
[Review] The Flesheaters Ken Gelder , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Good Reading Guide 1989; (p. 126-127)

— Review of The Flesheaters David Ireland , 1972 single work novel
Humanising the World D. J. O'Hearn , 1973 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 56 1973; (p. 60-61)

— Review of The Flesheaters David Ireland , 1972 single work novel ; The Ship on the Coin : A Fable of the Bourgeoisie Rodney Hall , 1972 single work novel ; Aspects of the Dying Process : Short Stories Michael Wilding , 1972 selected work short story
[Review] The Flesheaters Laurie Clancy , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 August 1972; (p. 15)

— Review of The Flesheaters David Ireland , 1972 single work novel
A Prisoner of the Dark Interior John Hepworth , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: Nation Review , 5-11 August vol. 2 no. 42 1972; (p. 1218)

— Review of The Flesheaters David Ireland , 1972 single work novel
[Review] The Flesheaters Thomas Keneally , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15 July 1972; (p. 21)

— Review of The Flesheaters David Ireland , 1972 single work novel
[Review] The Flesheaters L. V. Kepert , 1972 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 2 July 1972; (p. 59)

— Review of The Flesheaters David Ireland , 1972 single work novel
Butterflies Flew Free : David Ireland's Australia Colin John Partridge , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: True North/Down Under , no. 2 1984; (p. 75-86)
'Trans-What?' Sexuality and the Phallus in `A Dutiful Daughter' and `The Flesheaters' Ken Gelder , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 49 no. 1 1989; (p. 3-15)
Disconnecting Reality Helen Daniel , 1982 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , vol. 2 no. 2 1982; (p. 11-12)
y separately published work icon Double Agent: David Ireland and His Work Helen Daniel , Ringwood : Penguin , 1982 Z121172 1982 single work criticism
Observer and Accomplice : The Narrator in Ireland's 'The Flesheaters' Helen Daniel , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , September no. 3 1977; (p. 39-46)
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