A Home in Fiction single work   essay  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'The fourth and final of the 2011 Boyer Lectures with prize-winning Australian journalist and novelist Geraldine Brooks. In today's lecture we'll hear about the exact moment she thinks she became a novelist, and about the significance of literature in answering the large questions of who we are and how we should live.'

Source: ABC Radio National website, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/
Sighted: 12/12/2011

Notes

  • The fourth and final lecture in the 52nd Boyer Lectures series. Broadcast on ABC Radio National's Big Ideas program on 11 December 2011.
  • Full transcript available on the ABC's website at: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/boyerlectures/lecture-4/3724604

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    y The Idea of Home Geraldine Brooks , Sydney : HarperCollins , 2011 Z1825805 2011 selected work essay

    'Ms Brooks' Boyer Lecture series, entitled The Idea of Home, will explore the nature of expatriation and the lessons of a foreign correspondent's restless years. She will provide a very personal reflection on the environmental predicament we face. In addition, she will explore the particular ethos of 1960s Australia as a place to have come of age and deliver a lecture on the novelist's home in literature.'

    Source: ABC website, http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures/default.htm
    Sighted: 21/11/2011

    Sydney : HarperCollins , 2011
Last amended 13 Dec 2011
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