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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Bright Star
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'A chronicle of the platonic love affair between poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne in early nineteenth century England.'

Source: Australian Screen.

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The Mirror Shapes the Hand: Re-thinking the Representation of the Auteur in Campion’s 'Bright Star' Helen Goritsas , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sydney Studies in English , no. 42 2016;
'Despite contention and criticism, auteur theory has significantly influenced screen studies for over half a century and has framed as cinema’s major creative force the recurring ‘brand’ or ‘style’ of a director’s personal vision. This essay applies these debates to Jane Campion’s ‘Bright Star’ (2009), an intimate ballad of the doomed romance between the English Romantic poet John Keats and his muse Fanny Brawne. In embracing the Keatsian principle of ‘Negative Capability’—that is, ‘when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason’—the essay will engage in a meditation on the idea of surpassing the self in the process of creation, exploring the prospect of an author’s negation of his or her ego in an encounter that perhaps resists the traditional categorisation of human experience. I conclude that a director’s work is not created in isolation and that connectedness is an integral part of our relationship to each other and the world around us.' (Publication abstract)
Bright Star (Jane Campion, 2009) Helen Goritsas , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , March no. 70 2014;

— Review of Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10 Deborah McPherson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 1 2012; (p. 93-96)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton , Ellen Fontana , 2011 series - publisher film/TV ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan , 2012 single work novel ; Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography ; Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV ; The Taste of River Water Cate Kennedy , 2011 selected work poetry ; A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems Lorraine Marwood , 2010 selected work poetry ; Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids 2009 anthology poetry ; Traditional Australian Verse 2009 anthology poetry
Local Work Makes Top Tier after a Lean Decade Michael Bodey , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 11 May 2011; (p. 29)
Home-Grown Flicks a Hit Vicky Roach , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 January 2011; (p. 24)
Sew Romantic Frances Wilson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 4 December no. 5566 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV
A Relationship of Mist and Mellow Fruitfulness Sandra Hall , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 December 2009; (p. 17)

— Review of Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV
A Shimmering Romance 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 27 December 2009; (p. 11)

— Review of Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV
All Expectations Fulfilled Evan Williams , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 December 2009; (p. 10)

— Review of Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV
Poetic Injustice Fenella Kernebone , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Limelight , December 2009; (p. 70)

— Review of Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV
Poetry in Motion as Bright Star Shines in Romance Emily Dunn , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 April 2007; (p. 3)
Unlikely Bookends in Riviera Cine Fest Michaela Boland , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 12 October 2009; (p. 17)
Average Box Office for Local Efforts Michael Bodey , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 14 October 2009; (p. 17)
Festival Raises Hope of Oscar Michael Bodey , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 14 October 2009; (p. 17)
Jane Reflects Nikki Barrowclough , 2009 single work biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 5 December 2009; (p. 16-17, 19-20, 22)
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