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Christina Stead

Author: Jennifer Gribble
Publisher: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Series: Australian writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely considered one of Australia's three or four greatest writers, Christina Stead's reputation, within Australia and overseas, has grown steadily in the ten years since her death. It is largely built on one work, her memorable novel of family life, The Man Who Loved Children. This major new study sets that novel within the continuities and developments of Stead's writing over five decades. Jennifer Gribble sees  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gribble, Jennifer.
Christina Stead.
Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)680217086
Named Person: Christina Stead; Christina Stead; Christina Stead; Christina Stead; Christina Stead; Christina Stead
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Gribble
ISBN: 0195533704 9780195533705 0195532880 9780195532883
OCLC Number: 30804933
Description: ix, 133 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. 'The promise and hope of romance': Sydney, Salzburg, Paris --
3. Embarking for Cythera --
4. The New York Trilogy --
5. England with the Lid Off --
6. Epilogue: The Great American Novel.
Series Title: Australian writers.
Responsibility: Jennifer Gribble.
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Christina Stead's reputation, based largely on her novel of family life, "The Man Who Loved Children", has grown steadily in the decade since her death. This study sets that novel within the  Read more...

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