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The Resource Friends & rivals : four great Australian writers, Barbara Baynton, Ethel Turner, Nettie Palmer, Henry Handel Richardson, Brenda Niall

Friends & rivals : four great Australian writers, Barbara Baynton, Ethel Turner, Nettie Palmer, Henry Handel Richardson, Brenda Niall

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Friends & rivals : four great Australian writers, Barbara Baynton, Ethel Turner, Nettie Palmer, Henry Handel Richardson
Title
Friends & rivals
Title remainder
four great Australian writers, Barbara Baynton, Ethel Turner, Nettie Palmer, Henry Handel Richardson
Statement of responsibility
Brenda Niall
Title variation
Friends and rivals
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Four Australian women writing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries a time when stories of bush heroism and mateship abounded, a time when a writing career might be an elusive thing for a woman. Friends and Rivals is a vivid and engaging account of the intersecting and entwined lives of Ethel Turner, author of the much loved Seven Little Australians, Barbara Baynton, who wrote of the harshness of bush life, Nettie Palmer, essayist and critic, and Henry Handel Richardson, of The Getting of Wisdom and The Fortunes of Richard Mahoney fame. Brenda Niall illuminates a fascinating time in Australia's literary history and brings to life the remarkable women who made it so
Biography type
collective biography
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Niall, Brenda
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Baynton, Barbara
  • Turner, Ethel
  • Palmer, Nettie
  • Richardson, Henry Handel
  • Authors, Australian
  • Women authors, Australian
Target audience
adult
Label
Friends & rivals : four great Australian writers, Barbara Baynton, Ethel Turner, Nettie Palmer, Henry Handel Richardson, Brenda Niall
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781922268594
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Friends & rivals : four great Australian writers, Barbara Baynton, Ethel Turner, Nettie Palmer, Henry Handel Richardson, Brenda Niall
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781922268594
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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