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Judah Waten Judah Waten i(A16086 works by) (a.k.a. Judah Leon Waten)
Also writes as: Matt Turner
Born: Established: 29 Jul 1911
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Ukraine,
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Former Soviet Union,
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Eastern Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 29 Jul 1985 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: Feb 1914
Heritage: Jewish
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1 Some Australians and Iris Murdoch Judah Waten , single work
1 From : Alien Son Judah Waten , 2009 extract autobiography (Alien Son)
— Appears in: Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature 2009; (p. 530-532)
1 2 y separately published work icon Judah Waten : Fiction, Memoirs, Criticism Judah Waten , David Carter , David Carter (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1998 Z828889 1998 selected work autobiography biography short story essay criticism

'Judah Waten was an often controversial figure in Australian literature whose stories of his Russian-Jewish family have been critically acclaimed for their lucidity, depth of feeling, and fine sense of comedy. David Carter has brought together an illuminating selection of Waten's stories, arranged in an autobiographical sequence that traces the author's life from his Russian background to his formative years as a writer and political activist.

'This 'discontinuous autobiography' creates a fresh perspective on themes of migration, Jewishness, political commitment, history, and the individual life in Judah Waten's writing. These themes are also explored in an informative and often poignant interview with Waten and in examples of his critical essays. In his stimulating introduction David Carter discusses the cultural politics of the author's life and his choice of fiction or memoir rather than full-length autobiography. A new generation of readers will be attracted to Judah Waten's work in the light of contemporary interests in multiculturalism and stories of migration.' (Publication summary)

1 Odessa (from From Odessa to Odessa : The Journey of an Australian Writer) Judah Waten , 1994 single work biography extract
— Appears in: Changing Places : Australian Writers in Europe 1960s-1990s 1994; (p. 222-225)
1 A Writer's Youth: A Memoir Judah Waten , 1990 single work autobiography
— Appears in: An Arc of Australian Voices : An Anthology of Writing 1990;
1 Big Events Judah Waten , 1989 single work short story autobiography
— Appears in: Alien Son 1989; (p. 69-78)
1 On a Bottle-Cart Judah Waten , 1989 single work short story autobiography
— Appears in: Alien Son 1989; (p. 59-68)
1 Looking for a Husband Judah Waten , 1989 single work short story autobiography
— Appears in: Alien Son 1989; (p. 35-58)
1 The Theatre Judah Waten , 1989 single work short story autobiography
— Appears in: Alien Son 1989; (p. 22-34)
1 1 Between Sky and Sea Herz Bergner , 1988 extract novel (Zwishn Himl un Waser)
— Appears in: Pomegranates : A Century of Jewish Australian Writing 1988; (p. 120-126)
1 Judah Waten (from To a Country Town) Judah Waten , 1987 extract
— Appears in: The Penguin Book of Australian Autobiography 1987; (p. 136-139)
1 Short Stories, Shortcomings Judah Waten , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 April 1985; (p. 36)

— Review of The Oxford Anthology of Australian Literature 1985 anthology drama poetry short story prose
1 A Writer's Youth Judah Waten , 1985 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Joseph's Coat : An Anthology of Multicultural Writing 1985; (p. 198-206)
1 Memories of Radical Melbourne Judah Waten , 1985 single work short story
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Magazine , 28-29 September 1985; (p. 8)
1 Alan Marshall - Obituary Judah Waten , 1984 single work obituary (for Alan Marshall )
— Appears in: Australian Author , vol. 16 no. 1 1984; (p. 15)
1 The Early Travels of Alan Marshall Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 May 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
1 In Australia, the Quality Short Story is Alive and Well Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 December 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of Island Magazine no. 20 Spring 1984 periodical issue
1 Lawson on the Analyst's Couch Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 September 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of Out of Eden : Henry Lawson's Life and Works : A Psychoanalytic View Xavier Pons , 1984 single work criticism ; Poetical Works of Henry Lawson Henry Lawson , 1925 selected work poetry
1 Tapping the Stream of Migration in Literature Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 July 1984; (p. 15)

— Review of Only Connect : Literary Perspectives East and West 1981 anthology poetry prose extract criticism ; Australia of All Places Walter Adamson , 1984 single work novel autobiography ; Crossing the Bridges Tad Sobolewski , 1984 selected work short story
1 In Australia, the Quality Short Story is Still Alive and Well Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 December 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of Margin no. 12 1984 periodical issue ; Overland no. 96 September 1984 periodical issue
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