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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Hidden
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'At first glance, Mirranda Burton's art room is a hidden world full of strange eccentric characters and mysterious minds. But stay a while and in that room you'll find all the joy and sadness of life, the pain and comfort of community, and the ultimate meaning of art. This hidden world is our world; it is where we all live, together and alone. In Hidden Mirranda Burton is writing about what matters most, and she does so with such gentle humanity and wisdom these stories will stay with you long after you turn the final page and reluctantly close the art room door.' Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Launched 1pm 28 August 2011 at the Melbourne Writers’ Festival by Bernard Caleo.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability Intellectual disabilities (various).
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

    Note: based on Mirranda Burton's experiences of teaching art to adult students with intellectual disabilities.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fitzroy North, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Pepper , 2011 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 96p.
      ISBN: 9780646559063 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Cachés
Language: French
    • c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      La Boîte à Bulles ,
      2013 .
      image of person or book cover 6002155706828729456.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 96p.p.
      ISBN: 9782849531693

Works about this Work

Ten of Australia’s Best Literary Comics Gabriel Clark , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 11 September 2018;

'With news that the Man Booker Prize long list includes a graphic novel for the first time, the spotlight is on comics as a literary form. That’s a welcome development; the comic is one of the oldest kinds of storytelling we have and a powerful artform.' (Introduction)

Off the Shelf : Graphic Memoir Owen Richardson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 1 October 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Hidden Mirranda Burton , 2011 selected work autobiography graphic novel
Off the Shelf : Graphic Memoir Owen Richardson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 1 October 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Hidden Mirranda Burton , 2011 selected work autobiography graphic novel
Ten of Australia’s Best Literary Comics Gabriel Clark , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 11 September 2018;

'With news that the Man Booker Prize long list includes a graphic novel for the first time, the spotlight is on comics as a literary form. That’s a welcome development; the comic is one of the oldest kinds of storytelling we have and a powerful artform.' (Introduction)

Awards

2011 joint winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Best Illustrated Book / Graphic Novel Joint winner with Tom Taylor and James Brouwer's The Deep: Here Be Dragons.
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