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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers
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'Who are the heroines women look to? Twenty-two Australian writers of fiction, drama, poetry, journalism, TV scripts and non-fiction reflect on their heroines. There are extraordinary women and ordinary women; mothers, detectives, old women, teenagers, sisters, lesbians, rural women, urban women. ' (Source: Book Despository website)

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Penguin , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers : Introduction, Dale Spender , 1991 single work criticism (p. 2-28)
The Drover's Wife, Barbara Jefferis , 1980 single work short story satire (p. 31-41)
Poor Johanna, Robyn Archer , Judith Rodriguez , 1991 single work drama

What happens to a woman who isn't considered beautiful? This play reflects the bizarre and true story of a woman in the 1850s who crosses the gender line and lives her life as a male boundary rider in the Australian Bush.

(Source: State Library of South Australia)

(p. 67-111)
The Last of the Hapsburgs, Janette Turner Hospital , 1990 single work short story (p. 115-127)
Koori Dubays, Ruby Langford Ginibi , 1991 single work autobiography (p. 131-141)
Rambling Rose, Barbara Hanrahan , 1991 single work short story (p. 144-154)
Modernity, Gail Jones , 1991 single work short story (p. 155-164)
Photographs in Black and White, Georgia Savage , 1991 single work short story humour (p. 167-178)
Murder in Adelaide, Adele Horin , 1991 single work short story historical fiction (p. 188-199)
Obsessive Love, Adele Horin , 1991 single work short story historical fiction (p. 199-207)
Miss Marple Goes to Ayers Rock (from Lindy and the Dingo), Finola Moorhead , 1991 single work drama extract (p. 210-222)
A Northern Belle, Thea Astley , 1981 single work short story
A young girl's spirited attitude to life seems to contrast that of her conservative mother's. However, many years later, to her chagrin and regret, she finds her long-dead mother's influence asserting itself.
(p. 224-236)
What Do They Call Me?, Eva Johnson , 1991 single work drama

What do They Call Me? raises questions regarding both lesbian and Aboriginal identity. The three monologues which comprise the play are intricately interwoven and each presents a different view on the impact of legislation from the 1940s through to the 1970s.

Although thrown into jail, Connie Brumbie is at least allowed her Aboriginality. On the other hand, Connie's daughter Regina has been denied knowledge of her true racial background. Having uncovered the fiction of her Eurasian heritage, Regina spends ten years trying to come to terms with her blackness. Regina's sister Alison points out, based on the insights gained through her engagement with radical feminism, finding an identity is not so simple.

The play makes it painfully obvious that we live in a culture subject to the extremes of stereotyping and name-calling. Source: Australian Gay and Lesbian Plays (1996)

(p. 237-255)
Evolution Annie, Rosaleen Love , 1991 selected work short story satire (p. 288-304)
Roundabout, Helen Hodgman , 1991 single work drama humour (p. 306-379)
Supermarket Pavane, Elizabeth Jolley , 1988 single work short story (p. 383-400)
Found Parable, Joanne Burns , 1988 single work short story (p. 402-406)
Reviewing, Elizabeth Riddell , 1991 single work criticism (p. 408-415)
Vita! - a Fantasy, Sara Hardy , 1991 single work drama (p. 423-461)
In 1969, Beth Yahp , 1989 single work short story (p. 465-475)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1991 .
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      Extent: viii, 478p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 0140146970, 9780140146974

Works about this Work

Untitled Delys Bird (editor), 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , June/July vol. 7 no. 6 & 7 1992; (p. 9)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry
The Information Revolution Lyn Jacobs , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 1 1992; (p. 123-126)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry
Heroines Eluned Lloyd , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 11 no. 1 1992; (p. 69-70)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry ; Conquistadors Caroline Caddy , 1991 selected work poetry ; Olga Masters : A Lot of Living : The Compelling Biography of this Much-Loved Writer Julie Lewis , 1991 single work biography ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Untitled Colleen Chesterman , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Refractory Girl , September no. 40 1991; (p. 43)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry
Rewriting His Story Lucy Sussex , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , December vol. 3 no. 4 1991; (p. 6-7)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry
Untitled Delys Bird (editor), 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , June/July vol. 7 no. 6 & 7 1992; (p. 9)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry
Untitled Colleen Chesterman , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Refractory Girl , September no. 40 1991; (p. 43)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry
Heroines Eluned Lloyd , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 11 no. 1 1992; (p. 69-70)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry ; Conquistadors Caroline Caddy , 1991 selected work poetry ; Olga Masters : A Lot of Living : The Compelling Biography of this Much-Loved Writer Julie Lewis , 1991 single work biography ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Gems of Australian Short Fiction Jane Stephens , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Society , December vol. 10 no. 12 1991; (p. 46-47)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry ; The Penguin Best Australian Short Stories 1991 anthology short story extract ; Australian Short Stories 1991 anthology short story extract ; More Crimes for a Summer Christmas 1991 anthology short story
Forecasts Vivienne Brophy , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , July vol. 71 no. 1017 1991; (p. 22)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry ; Olga Masters : A Lot of Living : The Compelling Biography of this Much-Loved Writer Julie Lewis , 1991 single work biography
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