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'...Andrew McCann shows how White's, and our, minor quakes find full expression in Memoirs of Many in One (1986): in hilarity not tragedy. He argues that over the course of his career, White's impulse is towards the farcical collapse of signification which in itself can be figured as a revelatory path to non-revelatory non-understanding. (Introduction 8)


  • Epigraph: O God have mercy on all turds, whether dripped by elephants, goats or humans - Ameen. –Patrick White

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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. 117-128
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