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Henry Handel Richardson: The Letters, 1934-1946

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The publication of Henry Handel Richardson's correspondence is a major event in Australian scholarly publishing. There are approximately 1,500 unpublished manuscript letters to and from HHR, of which almost a thousand are in her own hand. They form a correspondence between Australia, England, Germany, Italy, and the USA over a 70-year period, 1874 to 1946.

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Overview

The publication of Henry Handel Richardson's correspondence is a major event in Australian scholarly publishing. There are approximately 1,500 unpublished manuscript letters to and from HHR, of which almost a thousand are in her own hand. They form a correspondence between Australia, England, Germany, Italy, and the USA over a 70-year period, 1874 to 1946.

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“This is a monumental work of Australian scholarship. This is a noble trilogy.” —The Australian Financial Review

“Punctiliously annotated, sumptuously bound and splendidly illustrated edition of the letter . . . an outstanding work of scholarship which would have delighted even that most fastidious of letter-writers.” —Times Literary Supplement

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780522849363
  • Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Pages: 767
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 2.14 (d)

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