Living to tell the tale : survival and connection

Little, Janine 2006, Living to tell the tale : survival and connection, Hecate's Australian women's book review, vol. 18, no. 1.

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Title Living to tell the tale : survival and connection
Alternative title Book review : Living to tell the tale : survival and connection
Author(s) Little, JanineORCID iD for Little, Janine orcid.org/0000-0001-5419-9367
Journal name Hecate's Australian women's book review
Volume number 18
Issue number 1
Publisher Hecate Press
Place of publication St. Lucia, Qld.
Publication date 2006
ISSN 1033-9434
1446-7038
Summary Memories too sharp for public handling most often stay in our private worlds where we all live, at some point or other, with the weight of regret, or sadness of things lost. The idea of living to tell the tale becomes in itself the story, and we keep counsel with that idea in early morning dreams, or late night fears. For most of us, that is as far as our story goes. Some women, however, move beyond that instinctive silence born of trauma. When the story they have to tell is also a trauma of nationality, of intercultural connection, and of women’s shared sense of survival, it can be tough reading. Judith McNeil’s memoir, The Girl With the Cardboard Port was set down, like this, in front of me.
Language eng
Field of Research 209999 Language, Communication and Culture not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
HERDC Research category C4.1 Letter or note
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30041632

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