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Henry Handel Richardson has been celebrated for her classic Australian novels: The Getting of Wisdom and The Fortunes of Richard Mahony. However, her own life story remains to be told. This book, accordingly, provides the first complete biography of the enigmatic Australian literary icon, shedding new light on her eventful life.Read more
- Henry Handel Richardson has been celebrated for her classic Australian novels, The Getting of Wisdom and The Fortunes of Richard Mahony amongst many others, yet her own life story has not been told until now; this fascinating book is the first complete account of her life.
- Henry Handel Richardson: A Life is a lavishly produced book, featuring photographs of Richardson throughout her life, and maps of the places where she lived
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"An essential study for those interested in Richardson, best known for her Australian novels The Getting of Wisdom and The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, this comprehensive, detailed portrait of an elusively private woman is also a fascinating read about a life that bridged the end of the century into the advent of the Great War." - English Literature in Transition, Nadine Cooper, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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- Date Published: November 2005
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521678643
- length: 356 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
- weight: 0.52kg
- contains: 31 b/w illus.
- availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
Table of Contents
1. Blood lines
2. The whirlpool of destiny
3. Trauma and its fictions
4. Whatever happened at PLC?
5. Love and music in Leipzig
6. 'A failure all round'
7. The Continent to the rescue
8. Reappraising England
9. A denizen of many worlds
10. Winds of change
12. Towards the next room.
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