AustLit logo
The Hard Grind of History single work   column  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Hard Grind of History
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Some novelists are attracted to historical fiction for the opportunity to write about queens and dukes and lords and ladies sashaying around grand

castles. But it’s the ordinary people of history and an empathy for their crushingly difficult lives that attracted Barbara Gaskell Denvil to the genre. She talks to Tim Graham about turning historic sites into theme parks, how Shakespeare was her portal into history and her deep appreciation for how difficult life was for the average English person half a millennium ago.' (26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Good Reading June 2014 8095768 2014 periodical issue 2014 pg. 26-29
Last amended 24 Nov 2014 12:25:48
26-29 The Hard Grind of Historysmall AustLit logo Good Reading
X