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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Drysdale/Lawson Mysteries and the Question of the Big Women
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'Drysdale is the essential Australian painter. Many gifted painters have come out of Australia, and one of them Sydney Nolan is a universal figure. But noone except Drysdale gives the same authentic feeling of the resolute humanity that has manged to exist in that terrible continent ...' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The Drover's Wife : A Celebration of a Great Australian Love Affair Frank Moorhouse (editor), Sydney : Knopf Australia , 2017 11524652 2017 anthology short story criticism

    'Since Henry Lawson wrote his story The Drover’s Wife in 1892, Australian writers, painters, performers, and photographers have created a wonderful tradition of Drover’s Wife works, stories, and images.

    'The Russell Drysdale painting from 1945 has become an Australian icon.

    'Other versions of the Lawson story have been written by Murray Bail, Frank Moorhouse, Barbara Jefferis, Mandy Sayer, David Ireland and others, up to the present including Ryan O’Neill’s graphic novel.

    'Moorhouse has examined our ongoing fascination with this story, collected some of the best pieces of writing on the subject, adding commentary on each piece, and created a remarkable, gorgeous book.' (Publication Summary)

    Sydney : Knopf Australia , 2017
    pg. 207-221
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