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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright
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Judith Wright, the great Australian poet, writer, environmentalist and activist for Aboriginal rights, was a prolific letter writer throughout her long life. Judith's first surviving letter, written as a girl of 10, is already vibrant with both the pleasure in language and the intense responsiveness to the natural world that formed the core of her being and dictated the directions of her life. The collection of letters presented in With Love and Fury serves to remind us of Judith's deep engagement with life, and of her love of the world (and of friends) and the fine fury that lead her to battle so courageously on the world's behalf - those sides of the single passion that shaped both her poetry and her life. (Publisher's website)

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Works about this Work

The Real Deal Nick Galvin , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 16-17 April 2016; (p. 10)
Editorial Practice and Epistolarity : Silent and Not So Silent Bryony Cosgrove , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Script & Print , February vol. 39 no. 1 2015; (p. 5-20)
Bryony Crosgrove argues that 'there is a case for both silent and not so silent epistolary editing and that a clear understanding of the intended market for a specific letter collection is crucial to the approach taken.' She further argues that 'both trade and scholarly editors are subject to similar constraints by publishers, and that editors claiming a novel-like structure for a narrative told in the author's voice...' (5)
Orpheus in the New World : Poetry and Landscape in Australia and Chile Stuart Cooke , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 143-150)
'Australia and Chile both constitute large and extremely diverse environments, with ecosystems ranging from some of the driest to some of the wettest in the world. They are also relatively isolated: Australia is, of course, an island, while Chile is bordered by dramatic mountain ranges and coastlines. Nevertheless, their common geological heritage means that they share a surprising number of species of flora. They also share histories of colonization by European powers. This essay will involve a discussion of four poets and their relationships to these two colonized landscapes: Butcher Joe Nangan and Judith Wright from Australia, and Pablo Neruda and Paulo Huirimilla from Chile. What brings these poets together into this discussion is how their work raises questions about the relationship between poetry and colonized ecologies... '(Author's abstract p. 143)
Letters with Love and Fury Georgie Arnott , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 188 2007; (p. 84-85)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence ; Portrait of a Friendship : The Letters of Barbara Blackman and Judith Wright 1950-2000 Barbara Blackman , Judith Wright , 2007 selected work correspondence
With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Dorothy Jones , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 6 no. 1 2007; (p. 162-165)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence
Activist With a Poetic Vision Rachel Cunneen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 February 2007; (p. 14)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence
Evolution of a Fiery Soul Karen Lamb , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 March 2007; (p. 10)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence
A Vision of Clarity in the Mud of Life Thomas Shapcott , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 March 2007; (p. 32-33)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence
Love, Fury and Friendship 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 86 no. 7 2007; (p. 32)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence ; Portrait of a Friendship : The Letters of Barbara Blackman and Judith Wright 1950-2000 Barbara Blackman , Judith Wright , 2007 selected work correspondence
A private Life Suzanna Clarke , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 - 18 March 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence
With Love and Fury : Judith Wright's Letters Meredith McKinney , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , February vol. 17 no. 5 2007; (p. 11-14)
Meredith McKinney describes the process of co-editing a selection of Judith Wright's letters and explores the complex relationships that fed the poet's creative life.' (Editor's abstract)
Ways to Wright Diane Stubbings , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 February 2007; (p. 11, 14)
Poet's Letters Reveal Cost of Following Her Heart Steve Meacham , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 March 2007; (p. 14)
Orpheus in the New World : Poetry and Landscape in Australia and Chile Stuart Cooke , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 143-150)
'Australia and Chile both constitute large and extremely diverse environments, with ecosystems ranging from some of the driest to some of the wettest in the world. They are also relatively isolated: Australia is, of course, an island, while Chile is bordered by dramatic mountain ranges and coastlines. Nevertheless, their common geological heritage means that they share a surprising number of species of flora. They also share histories of colonization by European powers. This essay will involve a discussion of four poets and their relationships to these two colonized landscapes: Butcher Joe Nangan and Judith Wright from Australia, and Pablo Neruda and Paulo Huirimilla from Chile. What brings these poets together into this discussion is how their work raises questions about the relationship between poetry and colonized ecologies... '(Author's abstract p. 143)
Editorial Practice and Epistolarity : Silent and Not So Silent Bryony Cosgrove , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: Script & Print , February vol. 39 no. 1 2015; (p. 5-20)
Bryony Crosgrove argues that 'there is a case for both silent and not so silent epistolary editing and that a clear understanding of the intended market for a specific letter collection is crucial to the approach taken.' She further argues that 'both trade and scholarly editors are subject to similar constraints by publishers, and that editors claiming a novel-like structure for a narrative told in the author's voice...' (5)
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