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Unknown Judith Wright (Paperback) (Georgina Arnott)

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Judith Wright (1915-2000) remains a giant figure within Australian art, culture and politics. Her 1946 collection of poetry, The Moving Image, revolutionised Australian poetry. She helped to establish the modern Australian environmental movement and was a key player in early campaigns for Aboriginal land rights. A friend and confidante of artists, writers, scholars, activists and policy makers - she remains an inspiration to many. And yet, as Georgina Arnott is able to show in this major new work, the biographical picture we have had of this renowned poet-activist has been very much a partial one. This book presents a more human figure than we have previously seen, and concentrates on Wright's younger years. New material allows us to hear, directly, thrillingly, the feisty voice of a young Judith Wright and forces us to reconsider the woman we thought we knew.
Number of Pages: 293
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Georgina Arnott
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2016
TCIN: 51836057
UPC: 9781742588216
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-1481

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