The Road from Coorain Bibliography - Essay

Jill Ker Conway


(Critical Survey of Contemporary Fiction)

Conway, Jill Ker, ed. Written by Herself: Autobiographies of American Women; an Anthology. New York: Random House, 1992. Drawing on her own experience with autobiography, Conway has edited a collection of selections from the memoirs and autobiographies of American women from Jane Addams to Zora Neale Hurston.

Conway, Jill Ker, and Susan C. Borque, eds. The Politics of Women’s Education: Perspectives from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993. Conway includes the essay “Rethinking the Impact of Women’s Education.”

Conway, Jill Ker, Susan C. Borque, and Joan W. Scott, eds. Learning About Women: Gender, Politics, and Power. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1989. Contains Conway’s essay on “Politics, Pedagogy, and Gender.”

Dixson, Miriam. The Real Matilda: Women and Identity in Australia 1788 to the Present. Rev. ed. New York: Penguin Books, 1984. This book analyzes the circumscribed position of women in Australian society and places these attitudes in historical context.

Hooton, Joy. Stories of Herself When Young: Autobiographies of Childhood by Australian Women. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1990. This book examines the literary tradition of autobiographical writing by Australian women. It contains an extensive bibliography of those autobiographies.

Lees, Stella, and June Senyard. The 1950s: How Australia Became a Modern Society, and Everyone Got a House and Car. Melbourne, Australia: Heyland House, 1987. A re-creation of popular Australian culture at the time that Jill Ker was studying at the University of Sydney.