Writing secrets: Vera's violin case

Levy, Bronwen (2013) Writing secrets: Vera's violin case. Hecate, 38 1/2: 194-206.

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Author Levy, Bronwen
Title Writing secrets: Vera's violin case
Journal name Hecate   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0311-4198
Publication date 2013-05-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
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Volume 38
Issue 1/2
Start page 194
End page 206
Total pages 13
Place of publication St Lucia, QLD, Australia
Publisher Hecate Press
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
This essay is about Elizabeth Jolley's Vera trilogy: the novels My Father's Moon, Cabin Fever, and The Georges' Wife. These novels, seen as the most autobiographical of Jolley's works, were published in 1989, 1990, and 1993 respectively, but they were written, at least in part and in early draft, much earlier. Jolley's unusual publishing trajectory means that her work did not appear in the order of its writing, and there remains a lack of clarity as to what that order actually is. Further, she drafted and re drafted her writing, with phrases, scenes, motifs, images, events, and characters or character types appearing and re appearing across various works, of different forms and genres. This gives a post modernist cast to her writing and publishing history, as well as the recognisably postmodern elements in the style and preoccupations of the writing itself...
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