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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'And out of what one sees and hears and out/ Of what one feels, who could have thought to make/ So many selves, so many sensuous worlds...' 'Esthetique Du Mal', wallace Stevens
  • This work is divided into three sections: Confessions of a Teenage Celebrity, A Reluctant Novice and Mexican Masks.
  • 'Part confession, part memoir and part essay, So Many Selves charts the travels of a modern-day pilgrim - from her heady days as a teenage celebrity to hanging out in an Irish Benedictine monastery, to love and life in a third world Mexican village.' - Book jacket

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2006 .
      Extent: x, 212p.p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      ISBN: 0733319823

Works about this Work

Me, Myself and I Am Stephen Matchett , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 March 2007; (p. 40)
Stephen Matchett discusses 'a new subset of the memoir, the bio-op. In bio-ops an author writes their past as they want us to know it but also set [sic] out their ideas and opinions on anything that interests them'. Matchett cites the writings of Robert Hughes and Gabrielle Carey to illustrate his argument. He concludes: 'These books are not big-noting of the old-fahsioned kind. They describe defeats as well as victories. But it takes an ego measured in metres for an author to assume their opinions on anything and everything are worth recording.'
Auto Motives Anne Susskind , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 28 November vol. 124 no. 6548 2006; (p. 76-77)

— Review of Unpolished Gem Alice Pung , 2006 single work autobiography ; So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography ; The Student Chronicles Alice Garner , 2006 single work autobiography
Full Disclosure, Post-Puberty Blues Marieke Hardy , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 November 2006; (p. 25)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography
Road to Discovery Begins on the Beach Jean Bedford , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11-12 November 2006; (p. 11)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography
Life Kept at a Distance Christine Jackman , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , November vol. 1 no. 3 2006; (p. 6)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 October 2006; (p. 35)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography ; Simple Gifts : A Life in Theatre George Ogilvie , 2006 single work autobiography
Life Kept at a Distance Christine Jackman , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , November vol. 1 no. 3 2006; (p. 6)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography
Road to Discovery Begins on the Beach Jean Bedford , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 11-12 November 2006; (p. 11)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography
Full Disclosure, Post-Puberty Blues Marieke Hardy , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 November 2006; (p. 25)

— Review of So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography
Auto Motives Anne Susskind , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 28 November vol. 124 no. 6548 2006; (p. 76-77)

— Review of Unpolished Gem Alice Pung , 2006 single work autobiography ; So Many Selves Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work autobiography ; The Student Chronicles Alice Garner , 2006 single work autobiography
What I've Learnt : Gabrielle Carey Gabrielle Carey , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 2006; (p. 11)
Me, Myself and I Am Stephen Matchett , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 March 2007; (p. 40)
Stephen Matchett discusses 'a new subset of the memoir, the bio-op. In bio-ops an author writes their past as they want us to know it but also set [sic] out their ideas and opinions on anything that interests them'. Matchett cites the writings of Robert Hughes and Gabrielle Carey to illustrate his argument. He concludes: 'These books are not big-noting of the old-fahsioned kind. They describe defeats as well as victories. But it takes an ego measured in metres for an author to assume their opinions on anything and everything are worth recording.'
Last amended 13 Feb 2007 11:47:01
Subjects:
  • Puberty Blues Kathy Lette , Gabrielle Carey , 1979 single work novel
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • c
    Ireland,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • c
    Mexico,
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    Central America, Americas,
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