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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Elective Affinities Manning Clark, Patrick White and Sidney Nolan
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'Mark McKenna traces the ups and downs of another queer relationship, the oftentimes unreciprocated love of Australia's 'great' historian Manning Clark for the visionary he saw in White. He shows how Clark's monumental multi-volume History of Australia expresses greater allegiance to the preoccupations of Australia's 'elite' mid-century writers and artists, notably White and Sidney Nolan, than to the work of Clark's contemporaries in the academic discipline of history.' (Introduction 7-8)

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    y separately published work icon Patrick White beyond the Grave : New Critical Perspectives Ian Henderson (editor), Anouk Lang (editor), New York (City) : Anthem Press , 2015 8798674 2015 anthology criticism

    'Patrick White (1912–1990) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973 and remains one of Australia’s most celebrated writers. This book represents new work by an outstanding list of White scholars from around the globe. This collection of diverse and original essays is notable for its acknowledgement of White’s homosexuality in relation to the development of his literary style, in its consideration of the way his writing ‘works’ on/with readers, and for its contextualizing of his life and oeuvre in relation to London and to London life.' (Publication summary)

    New York (City) : Anthem Press , 2015
    pg. 81-100
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