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An estranged New England family gather for their parents' 50th wedding anniversary.

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  • Sound recording, braille editions and discussion notes available.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      E. P. Dutton and Company ,
      1983 .
      Extent: 242p.
      Note/s:
      • Epigraph: "The tiger in the tiger-pit/Is not more irritable than I./The whipping tail is not more still/Than when I smell the enemy/Writhing in the essential blood/Or dangling from the friendly tree./When I lay bare the tooth of wit/The hissing over the arched tongue/Is more affectionate than hate,/More bitter than the love of youth,/And inaccessible by the young./Reflected from my golden eye/The dullard knows that he is mad,/Tell me if I am not glad?" - "Lines for an Old Man" by T.S. Eliot.
      ISBN: 0525242236
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Hodder and Stoughton ,
      1983 .
      Extent: 256p.
      Reprinted: 1984
      ISBN: 0340352280
    • Toronto, Ontario,
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      Canada,
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      Americas,
      :
      Bantam Books ,
      1985 .
      Extent: 234p.
      Note/s:
      • Bantam Windstone trade edition, April 1985.
      ISBN: 0553341642
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Abacus ,
      1987 .
      Extent: 255p.
      ISBN: 0349117276 (pbk.)
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Virago ,
      1991 .
      Extent: 256p.
      Reprinted: 1991
      ISBN: 1853812250 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Tigern i tigergropen
Language: Swedish
    • Stockholm,
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      Sweden,
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      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Trevi ,
      1985 .
      Extent: 287p.
      ISBN: 9171607188

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2009 Z1611963 2009 single work criticism

'Rainforests evoke vivid imagery; the profusion of intertwined trees and undergrowth both invites and confounds exploration. Acclaimed writer Janette Turner Hospital conjures up a rainforest for readers by weaving threads of connection and meaning into a labyrinth of characters and plot lines. From The Ivory Swing to Orpheus Lost, Hospital's award-winning novels and short stories have challenged and intrigued readers for over twenty-five years. Hospital's books tackle complex themes of dislocation, identity, ethics and the nature of reality, wrapping around a reader like rainforest creepers, remaining attached long after the last page is turned.

In this groundbreaking work of literary criticism, David Callahan signposts and analyses the major themes scattered throughout Janette Turner Hospital's writing. Rainforest Narratives is the perfect companion to her fiction for readers and scholars alike.' -- Publisher description.

Janette Turner Hospital's Radical Re-Writing: Oedipal Charades Laurel Bergmann , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 17 no. 4 1996; (p. 364-372)
y separately published work icon Janette Turner Hospital : Gender Issues, Landscape, Memory and Dislocation in The Ivory Swing, The Tiger in the Tiger Pit, Borderline, Charades and The Last Magician Glenda Parker , 1996 Z1038382 1996 single work thesis
A Shared Depository of Wisdom : Connection and Redemption in "Tiger in the Tiger Pit" and "Possession" Charlotte Clutterbuck , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 53 no. 2 1993; (p. 121-129)
Also discusses British author A. S. Byatt's Possession (1990)
The Stone's Memory : An Interview with Janette Turner Hospital Diana Brydon (interviewer), 1991 single work interview
— Appears in: Commonwealth Novel in English , Spring vol. 4 no. 1 1991; (p. 14-23)
Hospital May Be a Great Novelist Patricia A. Morley , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Ottawa Citizen , 1 October 1983; (p. 42)

— Review of The Tiger in the Tiger Pit Janette Turner Hospital , 1983 single work novel
Powerful Novel Brings Together a Divided Family Doris Ober , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: San Jose Mercury , 20 May 1984; (p. 26)

— Review of The Tiger in the Tiger Pit Janette Turner Hospital , 1983 single work novel
Tales Across the Tasman Robert Macklin , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29-30 December 1984; (p. 12)

— Review of The Tiger in the Tiger Pit Janette Turner Hospital , 1983 single work novel
Untitled Mona Simpson , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 15 April 1984; (p. 22)

— Review of The Tiger in the Tiger Pit Janette Turner Hospital , 1983 single work novel
North of the Border Diana Abu-Jabar , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Belles-Lettres (US) , May-June vol. 1 no. 5 1986; (p. 2-3)

— Review of The Tiger in the Tiger Pit Janette Turner Hospital , 1983 single work novel
y separately published work icon Janette Turner Hospital : Gender Issues, Landscape, Memory and Dislocation in The Ivory Swing, The Tiger in the Tiger Pit, Borderline, Charades and The Last Magician Glenda Parker , 1996 Z1038382 1996 single work thesis
y separately published work icon Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2009 Z1611963 2009 single work criticism

'Rainforests evoke vivid imagery; the profusion of intertwined trees and undergrowth both invites and confounds exploration. Acclaimed writer Janette Turner Hospital conjures up a rainforest for readers by weaving threads of connection and meaning into a labyrinth of characters and plot lines. From The Ivory Swing to Orpheus Lost, Hospital's award-winning novels and short stories have challenged and intrigued readers for over twenty-five years. Hospital's books tackle complex themes of dislocation, identity, ethics and the nature of reality, wrapping around a reader like rainforest creepers, remaining attached long after the last page is turned.

In this groundbreaking work of literary criticism, David Callahan signposts and analyses the major themes scattered throughout Janette Turner Hospital's writing. Rainforest Narratives is the perfect companion to her fiction for readers and scholars alike.' -- Publisher description.

Janette Turner Hospital Candida Baker (interviewer), 1987 single work interview
— Appears in: Yacker 2 : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1987; (p. 248-278)
Janette Turner Hospital's Radical Re-Writing: Oedipal Charades Laurel Bergmann , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 17 no. 4 1996; (p. 364-372)
Janette Turner Hospital Ronald E. Store (interviewer), 1990 single work interview
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 17 no. 1 1990; (p. 18-37)
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