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The Cave: A Search for the Mother's Story in Narrative Literature
The mother’s voice is underrepresented in literature. The mother has been a silent figure, always present, often near, featuring in the story of another, but rarely the focus of the story. She hasExpand
Motherhood and the cave: A search for the Mother's story
The mother’s voice is underrepresented in literature. She has been a silent figure, always present, often near, featuring in the story of another, but rarely the focus of the story. The mother hasExpand
Little Adonis and the fruit box
When my father was born his parents thanked God for the gift of a son. They named him Adonis, but for the first few years he was called Adonaki, Little Adonis...
Women’s relational autonomy and the short story cycle: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Focussing on Elizabeth Strout’s short story cycle, Olive Kitteridge (2008), this article proposes that contemporary collections of interconnected stories open new ways of understanding women’sExpand
A darkness, a shadow
In Two Voices It took me time fully to grieve … It took me more time to realise that, just as becoming a father smashes one’s understanding of the world, losing a parent does the same: you cross aExpand
Crossing the shadow line: collaborative creative writing about grief
ABSTRACT This paper explores the process and outcome of a collaborative life writing project about the death of a parent. Aiming to discover whether collaborative creative nonfiction writing canExpand
Riding waves: Representing women's relational autonomy in the short story cycle
The short story cycle is a collection of independent yet interrelated stories. This thesis is interested in the potential of the short story cycle form to tell stories about women’s ordinary livesExpand
Aunties delight as Sunny finds her cultural identity
INDIGENOUS scholar Aileen Moreton-Robinson argues that extended family and community feature strongly in indigenous women's life writings because "they are where social memory becomes activatedExpand
‘Look what they done to this ground, girl!’: Country and identity in Jeanine Leane’s Purple Threads
Purple Threads, by Jeanine Leane, embodies country. Images of the land are physically and emotionally evoked in the individual stories that make up this short story cycle, running through the storiesExpand
Writing the image to forgiveness and love
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