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The Resource Owls Do Cry : a Novel

Owls Do Cry : a Novel

Label
Owls Do Cry : a Novel
Title
Owls Do Cry
Title remainder
a Novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in New Zealand in 1957, Owls Do Cry, was Janet Frame's second book and the first of her thirteen novels. Now approaching its 60th anniversary, it is securely a landmark in Frame's catalog and indeed a landmark of modernist literature. The novel spans twenty years in the Withers family, tracing Daphne's coming of age into a post-war New Zealand too narrow to know what to make of her. She is deemed mad, institutionalized, and made to undergo a risky lobotomy. Margaret Drabble calls Owls Do Cry #x93;a song of survival"#x97;it is Daphne's song of survival but also the author's: Frame was h
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frame, Janet
Dewey number
823
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.M38
LC item number
.F736 2016eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mental illness
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • FICTION
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Mental illness
Label
Owls Do Cry : a Novel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Part One: Talk of Treasure; Part Two: Twenty Years After; Toby; Chicks; Daphne; Epilogue: Anyone we Know?
Control code
965164320
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (154 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619028692
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d9765a20-56e6-4cd6-8db1-9883c1da6ab3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)965164320
Label
Owls Do Cry : a Novel
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Part One: Talk of Treasure; Part Two: Twenty Years After; Toby; Chicks; Daphne; Epilogue: Anyone we Know?
Control code
965164320
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (154 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781619028692
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d9765a20-56e6-4cd6-8db1-9883c1da6ab3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)965164320

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