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'For the first time New and Rediscovered makes available some of Vicki Viidikas' previously unpublished writing and drawings alongside a comprehensive selection of her previously published poetry and prose. A ravishing collection of short stories and poetry from an iconic and hugely talented writer. Includes an extract from her unpublished novel Kali and the Dung Beetle.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Yarraville, Footscray - Maribyrnong area, Melbourne - West, Melbourne, Victoria,: Transit Lounge , 2010 .
      Extent: 320p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9780980571769

Works about this Work

Springsteen, Six Muses and Me : Music and the Writing Process Zoe Fraser , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 16 no. 2 2012;
'This article recounts the journey I took to explore how a prose writer draws inspiration from music and lyrics, as opposed to the traditional sources of written texts in books. 'Dancing in the Dark', my 'prose album' based on Bruce Springsteen's record album Born to Run, appropriates and reworks Springsteen's universal themes and female characters. It fleshes out untold stories suggested by Springsteen's songs, amplifies the voice of a girl locked in the push-pull of staying safe in the house versus being free on the open road, and is juxtaposed to the traditional unquestioning masculine freedom quintessential in Springsteen's lyrical terrain. Along the way in my writing process, I was accompanied by six Muses. Sylvia Plath, Dorothy Porter, Mary Fallon, Vicki Viidikas, Julia Kristeva and Marguerite Duras were my driving companions.' (Author's abstract)
Martin Edmond Reviews Vicki Viidikas' New and Rediscovered Martin Edmond , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , May no. 9 2011;

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Ali Alizadeh; of Barry Scott,ed., Vicki Viidikas : New and Rediscovered, and Kerry Leves, A Shrine to Lata Mangeshka Ali Alizadeh , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 70 no. 3 2011;

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story ; A Shrine To Lata Mangeshkar Kerry Leves , 2007 selected work poetry
...To Be Worded Again, To Be Answered... Louise Waller , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , February no. 8 2011;

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Untitled Leonie Jordan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May/June vol. 89 no. 8 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Vivid Sketches from an Age of Liberation Michael Wilding , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 May 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Off the Shelf : Anthology Dianne Dempsey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 May 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Out of the Margins Geoff Page , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 June 2010; (p. 29)

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Untitled Leonie Jordan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May/June vol. 89 no. 8 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
...To Be Worded Again, To Be Answered... Louise Waller , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , February no. 8 2011;

— Review of New and Rediscovered Vicki Viidikas , 2010 selected work poetry prose short story
Vicki Viidikas Rediscovered : Ali Alizadeh Interviews Barry Scott Ali Alizadeh (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , April no. 32 2010;
'In May 2010, Melbourne-based publisher Transit Lounge will release a much-anticipated collection of published and unpublished poetry and prose by the iconic Generation of '68 poet and l'enfant terrible, Vicki Viidikas (1948-1998). The book, simply titled Vicki Viidikas: New and Rediscovered, has been edited by Transit Lounge co-founder Barry Scott. Cordite's reviews editor Ali Alizadeh spoke to him about Viidikas, her iconoclastic work, her unconventional life, and her legacy.'
These Words are Loaded Hearts : Adrienne Sallay , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Long Paddock , no. 6 2010;
'The aim of this essay is to consider, with close reading and in the context of feminist theory, the question of representation itself as a central presence in the work of Vicki Viidikas, and to examine how and why her work still holds currency today. A discussion of her work allows for its reappraisal, appropriate in the light of its undervaluation at the time of publication, and relevant with the 2010 publication of a fresh book of her work, New and Rediscovered, edited by Barry Scott (with a foreword by Kerry Leves) and published by Transit Lounge Publishing of Melbourne.' (http://www.brandl.com.au/Southerly/southerly%20longpaddock/3-2009/1%20SALLAY,%20Viidikas%20Final.htm)
Springsteen, Six Muses and Me : Music and the Writing Process Zoe Fraser , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 16 no. 2 2012;
'This article recounts the journey I took to explore how a prose writer draws inspiration from music and lyrics, as opposed to the traditional sources of written texts in books. 'Dancing in the Dark', my 'prose album' based on Bruce Springsteen's record album Born to Run, appropriates and reworks Springsteen's universal themes and female characters. It fleshes out untold stories suggested by Springsteen's songs, amplifies the voice of a girl locked in the push-pull of staying safe in the house versus being free on the open road, and is juxtaposed to the traditional unquestioning masculine freedom quintessential in Springsteen's lyrical terrain. Along the way in my writing process, I was accompanied by six Muses. Sylvia Plath, Dorothy Porter, Mary Fallon, Vicki Viidikas, Julia Kristeva and Marguerite Duras were my driving companions.' (Author's abstract)
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