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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Wee Girls : Women Writing from an Irish Perspective
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Notes

  • Dedication: For my grandmother Marya Jamison in fond remembrance - may I be half as wise.
  • Dedication: To my grand-daughter Michaela Murphy, a delightful wee girl indeed.
  • Epigraph: In some far, dim, ancestral hour / There is our root of power.

    The strength we give is the strength we make; / And the strength we have is the strength we take, / Given us down from the long-gone years, / Cleansed in the salt of others' tears.

    (from Heritage by Mary Gilmore. From Selected Poems).

  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Spinifex Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Searchingi"Dislocated to find location I come in search of family,", Robyn Rowland , single work poetry (p. 2-3)
The Beginningi"There I entered Ireland-", Robyn Rowland , single work poetry (p. 4-6)
Changingi"I stood uncertain among threads twisted at my feet", Robyn Rowland , single work poetry (p. 7-8)
The Final Seasoni"You always thought", Robyn Rowland , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
A Shadow on the Heart (In Memory of the Irish Famine 1845-49)i"It's grey today an outline of winter", Colleen Burke , single work poetry (p. 51-52)
To Whom It May Concerni"We have known Maureen Ryan", Colleen Burke , single work poetry (p. 53-56)
A Joyous Day, Colleen Burke , single work prose biography (p. 57-66)
Power Cuts, Siobhan McHugh , single work autobiography (p. 101-120)
How I Might Write Irish, Jill Jones , single work biography (p. 170-172)
Broken Languagei"Broken languages cross the sky,", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 173-176)
Lunch Music Cafei"The glass roof covers music of diners.", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 177)
Among Treesi"Towards night the park gathers in", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 178)
Invisible Inki"You've exhausted the dead", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 179-180)
Ideas of Sirensi"Sirens call, split the hour", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 181)
Antipodean Geographyi"Continents on the wall", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 182)
The Pure in Hearti"They have taken babies", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 183)
Growing a Language, Lizz Murphy , single work prose biography (p. 250-252)
Paper Petals, Lizz Murphy , single work biography (p. 253-254)
White Petalsi"A storm of white flowers with sun warm centres", Lizz Murphy , single work poetry (p. 255-256)
Good Fairy Bad Fairy, Lizz Murphy , single work short story (p. 257)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Capturing Erin's Gentle Lunacy Frank O'Shea , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 October 1996; (p. C4)
The Eleventh Hour Lizz Murphy , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: Muse , October no. 156 1996; (p. 22)
The Eleventh Hour Lizz Murphy , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: Muse , October no. 156 1996; (p. 22)
Capturing Erin's Gentle Lunacy Frank O'Shea , 1996 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 October 1996; (p. C4)
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