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The Unknown Judith Wright

The Unknown Judith Wright

Author: 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.

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General Fields

  • : 9781742588216
  • : UWA Publishing
  • : UWAP
  • : August 2016
  • : Australia
  • : September 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 350
  • : Georgina Arnott
  • : Paperback