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As Good As a Yarn with You Letters Between Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Jean Devanny, Marjory Barnard, Flora Eldershaw and Eleanor Dark

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ISBN-10: 0521576334

ISBN-13: 9780521576338

Edition: N/A

Authors: Carole Ferrier

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This is a fascinating collection of the correspondence between six Australian women writers written between 1930 and 1957 and unpublished until now. Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Jean Devanny, Marjorie Barnard, Flora Eldershaw and Eleanor Dark discuss their work, their personal lives and their views of the world in these letters, which were written with the purpose of providing sympathetic support and which bacome a source of friendship. Each of the women was centrally engaged with the social and political issues of her time, and these letters appear as a continuing dialogue written over three decades, from the Depression with its struggles and militancy, the nationalism and…    
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Book details

List price: $61.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 468
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.496

Ray Carney is Professor of Film & American Studies & Chairman of the Film Studies Program at Boston University. He is the author of over ten books, including the critically acclaimed "The Films of John Cassavetes".

Acknowledgements
Notes on editorial philosophy and practice
Introduction
The letters
Chronology
References
Biographical notes
Bibliography of correspondents' main published works
Location of letters
Index
Note on sources