The Penguin Anthology of Australian Women's Writing

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Penquin Books Australia Ltd
Publisher Place: Ringwood
Publisher Year: 1988
Edition: First Edition

Description: 890 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: THIS ANTHOLOGY IS A REPRESENTATIVE COLLECTION OF THE RICH TRADITION OF WRITING BY AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AND SPANS THE PERIOD FROM WHITE INVASION TO THE PRESENT. IT INCLUDES WRITING FROM MANY GENRES: AUTOBIOGRAPHY, DRAMA, DIARIES LETTERS, TRAVEL WRITING AND FICTION; WORKS THAT HAVE BEEN OUT OF PRINT FOR MANY YEARS SUCH AS MILES FRANKLIN AND DYMPHNA CUSACK, AS WELL AS MANY WORKS THAT ARE AVAILABLE ONLY IN NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES. THE BOOK ALSO DOCUMENTS THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WOMEN WRITERS, SOMETIMES FROM PREVIOUS GENERATIONS, OFTEN AMONGST WRITERS OF THE SAME GENERATION. MARY GILMORES LETTERS AND NETTIE PALMERS JOURNAL GIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMMUNITY OF WOMEN WRITERS IN THE 40S, AS WELL AS RESPONSES TO WORKS PUBLISHED BY OTHER WRITERS IN THE COLLECTION. THE ANTHOLOGY BEGINS WITH LETTERS FROM MARGARET CATCHPOLE, A CONVICT, AND ELIZABETH MACARTHUR AND GOES THROUGH TO FAITH BANDLER, ANTIGONE KEFALA AND GERMAINE GREER.

ISBN: 9780140112375

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