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Gerry Wedd : thong cycle

Author: Mark Thomson; Gerry Wedd
Publisher: Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"... Through this idiosyncratic lens and with the frequent assistance of traditional Willow Pattern and selections from poular music, Gerry Wedd converts everyday and domestic experiences into myths and legends of our times. He is a gleaner and spinner of stories, basing his material on kitchen-dramas, gossip from the beach, overheard phrases and puns and other such sources. In unrolling theserichly detailed  Read more...
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Named Person: Garry Wedd
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Thomson; Gerry Wedd
ISBN: 9781862547964 1862547963
OCLC Number: 271788079
Description: 190 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Gerry can do the lot ... --
Taking the pith with Gerry --
Gerry Wedd and Mambo --
Willow Pattern and the Sucker Punch --
What becomes of the broken hearted? --
Myth-taking identity --
Australian-ness, national identity and authenticity --
Wedd as ceramist --
Less easily categorised --
Publications and references --
Curriculum vitae.
Other Titles: Thong cycle
Responsibility: Mark Thomson.
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"... Through this idiosyncratic lens and with the frequent assistance of traditional Willow Pattern and selections from poular music, Gerry Wedd converts everyday and domestic experiences into myths and legends of our times. He is a gleaner and spinner of stories, basing his material on kitchen-dramas, gossip from the beach, overheard phrases and puns and other such sources. In unrolling theserichly detailed narratives, he provides us with glimpses into the underlying motives and foundations of moderrn life in Australia. ..."--Publisher's description.

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