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Title Australian lives : an Oxford anthology / edited by Joy Hooton
Published Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1998
©1998

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Description xiv, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Convicts and Outlaws. Joseph Holt (1756-1826). John Frederick Mortlock (1809-82). Ned Kelly (1855-80) -- 2. Childhood and Family Relations. Kathleen Fitzpatrick (1905-90). Jack Davis (1917-). Graham McInnes (1912-70). Hal Porter (1911-84). Bernard Smith (1916-). Vincent Buckley (1925-88). Eve Hogan (dates unknown). Jill Ker Conway (1934-). Bruce Beaver (1928-). Barbara Hanrahan (1939-91). Peter Conrad (1948-) -- 3. Living Black. Jimmie Barker (1900-72). Glenyse Ward (1949-) -- 4. Wilderness, Sea, and Bush. Eliza Davies (dates unknown). Edward Eyre (1815-1901). James Armour (dates unknown). Emily Skinner (1832-90). Morley Roberts (1857-1942). William Linklater (1867-1959). G. W. Broughton (dates unknown) -- 5. New Chums and New Australians. Charles Stretton (dates unknown). Thorvald Weitemeyer (1850-?). Andrew Riemer (1936-). Mary Rose Liverani (1939-). Morris Lurie (1938-). Elisabeth Wynhausen (1946-). Christos Tsiolkas (1965-) -- 6. Australians Overseas
Alan Moorehead (1910-83). Donald Horne (1921-). Gillian Bouras (1945-). Clive James (1939-). Kate Jennings (1948-) -- 7. War. Brian Lewis (1906-91). A. B. Facey (1894-1982). Martin Boyd (1879-1972). A. Tiveychoc (1897-?). David Martin (1915-97). Barney Roberts (1920-). Patsy Adam Smith (1924-). Jessie Elizabeth Simons (dates unknown). Clive James (1939-). Terry Burstall (1941-) -- 8. Death. Ada Cambridge (1844-1926). Thorvald Weitemeyer (1850-?). W. J. Turner (1884-1946). Alan Moorehead (1910-83). Ruth Park (1922-). Roger Milliss (1934-). Robert Dessaix (1944-) -- 9. Love. Henry Handel Richardson (1870-1946). Stella Bowen (1895-1947). Alan Moorehead (1910-83). John Foster (1944-94) -- 10. Occupations and Vocations. Alfred Deakin (1856-1919). Mrs. Arthur H. Garnsey (dates unknown). Mary Marlowe (1884-1962). Montague Grover (1870-1943). Claude McKay (1878-1972). Lloyd Rees (1895-1988). Graham Richardson (1949-) -- 11. Thinkers, Questers, and Stirrers. Alexander Harris (1805-74)
Havelock Ellis (1859-1939). Bessie Lee (1860-1950). Arthur Lynch (1861-1934). E. L. Grant Watson (1885-1970). Thomas Keneally (1935-)
Summary "Joy Hooton - an acknowledged authority on Australian autobiography and co-author of The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature - has compiled an absorbing anthology of some of our finest autobiographical writings from the convict era to the present day. She illustrates the strengths of this literary form, which has loomed large in Australian writing since European settlement."--Book jacket
Analysis Biography
Cultural identity
History
Popular culture
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Donation. ANU COOP 20120212 Brissenden collection, ANU Library
Not signed by author 1 copy. ANU
Subject Autobiographies -- Australia.
Autobiographies.
Australia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Hooton, Joy W. (Joy Wendy), 1935-
LC no. 98201344
ISBN 0195537858
Other Titles Australian lives
Oxford book of Australian lives