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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Tuscan Places : Antipodeans Seeking More than Michelangelo
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'What do Antipodeans seek in Tuscany and what do they find? Germaine Greer went from rapture to rejection, Robert Hughes from rapture to Time, David Malouf from disappointment to appreciation and New Zealand troops from Chianti to Florence, which they helped liberate in World War II. The responses have been richly varied during the 150 years Tuscany has been a magnet and a benchmark. Antipodeans have found welcome echoes and unexpected resonances but this is the first time their story has been told with such flair and nuance.

'With contributions by David Malouf, Vincent O’Sullivan & Alan Moorehead'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Finding Their Passionate True Selves, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose travel (p. 6-24)
The Florentine Branch of The Bulletin : An Australian Girl in Florence, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 25-39)
Mining for Stories, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 40-44)
A Tale of Three Cities, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 45-56)
Recharging Batteries, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 57-66)
Redeeming the Gods, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 67-73)
Tuscan by Right of Admiration and Listening to Agatina, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 74-82)
Are the Locals Just Stereotypes?, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 83-86)
The Baptised Landscape, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 87-95)
Studying Tuscany, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 96-98)
An Australian-Tuscan Artistic Circuit, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 99-107)
Tuscany and New Zealand Linked by War, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 108-130)
New Zealand Writers, Artists and Others, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 131-142)
Tuscans in the Antipodes, Desmond O'Grady , 2016 single work prose (p. 143-152)
Listening to the Voice of Tuscany, David Malouf , 2016 single work prose (p. 153-159)
No One's Written a Song, Vincent O'Sullivan , 2016 single work prose (p. 160-175)
Alan Moorehead : Letters to Bernard Berenson, Alan Moorehead , 2016 single work correspondence (p. 176-196)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

At Home under the Tuscan Sun Miriam Cosic , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4 March 2017; (p. 20)
'From the time of the early Enlightenment, the British upper classes sent their sons on the Grand Tour, a sort of moving finishing school through the great centres of classical and Renaissance Europe. As Edward Gibbon wrote in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, “According to the law of custom, and perhaps of reason, foreign travel completes the education of an English gentleman.” Young men from other northern principalities also hit the trail, which led south, often through France, to the rolling landscapes and art treasures of Italy: the epitome of civilisation.' (Introduction)
At Home under the Tuscan Sun Miriam Cosic , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4 March 2017; (p. 20)
'From the time of the early Enlightenment, the British upper classes sent their sons on the Grand Tour, a sort of moving finishing school through the great centres of classical and Renaissance Europe. As Edward Gibbon wrote in The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, “According to the law of custom, and perhaps of reason, foreign travel completes the education of an English gentleman.” Young men from other northern principalities also hit the trail, which led south, often through France, to the rolling landscapes and art treasures of Italy: the epitome of civilisation.' (Introduction)
Last amended 19 Apr 2018 07:31:12
Subjects:
  • Tuscany,
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    Italy,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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