Henry Handel Richardson: A Life

Henry Handel Richardson: A Life

by Michael Ackland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521840554

ISBN-13: 9780521840552

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521840552
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue; 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; 11. Blackout; 12. Towards the next room.

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