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Author Wyndham, Marivic, author.

Title "A world-proof life" : Eleanor Dark, a writer in her times, 1901-1985 / by Marivic Wyndham
Published Broadway, NSW, Australia : UTSePress, Sydney, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (380 pages)
Series PANDORA electronic collection
Summary "Eleanor Dark (1901-1985) is one of Australia's most celebrated writers of the inter-war years. Born with the twentieth century - a Federation baby - she published ten novels, amongst them one of the best loved Australian stories of all time, The Timeless Land. Her life spanned successive global crises - two world wars, the economic depression of the 1930s, the Cold War - each issuing its own challenges to the artist and the people's writer she thought herself to be. By far the most privileged writer of her generation, her ultimate challenge was a personal one: to unlock the gates of her world-proof life to a society and a world in crisis. The first cross-cultural biography of this famous Australian writer, Marivic Wyndham's rich and controversial portrait of Eleanor Dark is based on extensive research of the author's public and private lives."--Abstract
Analysis Australian
Notes "This book began its long life as an Honours thesis in 1987, later extended into a doctoral thesis"--Acknowledgements
Issued in print and electronic formats
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-380)
Notes Selected for archiving ANL
Title from UTS ePRESS website ; viewed on 2019-12-31
Subject Dark, Eleanor, 1901-1985.
Dark, Eleanor, 1901-1985
Women authors, Australian -- Biography
HISTORY / Australia & New Zealand
Women authors, Australian.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019394412
ISBN 0980284023