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Title Writers on writing / edited by Neil James
Published Rushcutters Bay, N.S.W. : Halstead Press, 1999

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 MELB  827.0085 J2855/W  AVAILABLE
Description 157 pages, 4 pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Bob Carr -- Books and bunfights / Neil James -- The two half-cultures / Donald Horne -- Menaces to Australian literature / Geoffrey Dutton -- Side-effects of the literate society / Judith Wright -- The challenge of electronics / David Williamson -- On being a historian / Manning Clark -- The age of the aliens / Morris West -- Beyond the glittering prizes / Dorothy Green -- The singer as taxpayer / Thomas Keneally -- Esport : rites, rights and other insights / Rosemary Wighton -- A literary living / Frank Moorhouse -- One or two words in favour of Barabbas / Richard Walsh -- The writer and the central mischief / Elizabeth Jolley -- Insincerity and other enemies of the word / Elizabeth Riddell -- Paving the way : a tribute to black Australian writers / Faith Bandler -- The key to his weakness / David Marr -- Literature, truth and argument / Peter Singer -- The hard problem / Charles Birch -- A bitter wind / Drusilla Modjeska -- Measuring the century / Peter Porter -- Winners of the New South Wales Premier's literary awards
Summary Gathered here are the speeches made at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards for the last 20 years
Subject Authorship -- Australia.
Australian literature -- History and criticism.
Literary prizes -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
N.S.W. Premiers' Literary Awards
Australian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Authors, Australian.
Occasional speeches -- Australia.
Authorship.
Australia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Australia -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Occasional speeches.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Author James, Neil.
LC no. 00340411
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