Henry Handel Richardson: The Letters, 1934-1946

Henry Handel Richardson: The Letters, 1934-1946

by Bruce Probyn
     
 

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 There are approximately 1,500 unpublished manuscript letters to and from HHR, of which almost a thousand are in her own hand.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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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 There are approximately 1,500 unpublished manuscript letters to and from HHR, of which almost a thousand are in her own hand.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

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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