Remembering Patrick White : : contemporary critical essays / / edited by Elizabeth McMahon and Brigitta Olubas.

Remembering Patrick White presents the first major study of the full range of White’s work in over twenty-five years, and aims to bring this important author up to date for new generations of readers and scholars. Patrick White is a writer of moods and perspectives and the essays collected here rang...

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Superior document:Cross cultures ; Reading in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English ; 128
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Place / Publishing House:Amsterdam ;, New York : : Rodopi,, 2010.
Year of Publication:2010
Language:English
Series:Cross/Cultures 128.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvii, 218 pages).
Notes:Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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Other title:Preliminary Material --
Public Recluse: Patrick White’s Literary-Political Returns /
Riders in the Chariot: A Tale For Our Times /
Patrick White and His Award /
Homo Nullius: The Politics of Pessimism in Patrick White’s The Tree of Man /
The Symbol in Patrick White /
The Lateness and Queerness of The Twyborn Affair: White’s Farewell to the Novel /
The Presence of the Sacred in Patrick White /
Voss: Earthed and Transformative Sacredness /
The Dragon Slayer: Patrick White and the Contestation of History /
The Late, Crazy Plays /
“Some of the doors of the house have never been seen open”: Poetic Habitation and Civil Space in Patrick White’s Early Drama /
Against the Androgyne as Humanist He(te)ro: Patrick White’s Queering of the Platonic Myth /
Bibliography: Patrick White, 1994–2009 /
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Summary:Remembering Patrick White presents the first major study of the full range of White’s work in over twenty-five years, and aims to bring this important author up to date for new generations of readers and scholars. Patrick White is a writer of moods and perspectives and the essays collected here range in their focus over his public presentations, his formal challenges, his spiritual leanings and dramatic gestures. They examine the breadth and significance of White’s intellectual contribution and consider the ongoing legacy of his thought and his art within national and international frames. As a collection, they focus our attention on what Patrick White means at the juncture of the present, reading his work through contemporary critical perspectives that further underscore the dynamism and substance of his writing. Contributors: Bill Ashcroft; Veronica Brady; Bernadette Brennan; Lorraine Burdett; Greg Graham-Smith; John McCallum; Lyn McCredden; Elizabeth McMahon; Brigitta Olubas; Brigid Rooney; Jennifer Rutherford; Anthony Uhlmann.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9042028505
Hierarchical level:Monograph
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth McMahon and Brigitta Olubas.