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Caroline Lurie Caroline Lurie i(A30890 works by)
Born: Established:
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1973
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Caroline Lurie worked mainly in publishing until 1980, after which she started a literary agency in Melbourne. Elizabeth Jolley (q.v.) was one of the first authors to join the agency. Lurie also represented John Bryson, Kate Grenville and Tim Winton (qq.v.). In 1993 Lurie sold her agency in order to spend time working with Australian Volunteers Abroad.

Lurie has written occasional articles and book reviews.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Learning to Dance : Elizabeth Jolley : Her Life and Work Camberwell : Viking , 2006 Z1259041 2006 selected work short story essay poetry autobiography extract prose

'Elizabeth Jolley is one of Australia's most significant and best-loved writers, delighting readers with her acute observation of the world, her wicked humour, her compassion and her honesty. Learning to Dance brings together some of her most poignant short stories, essays and poems, and includes two formerly unpublished pieces. The recurring themes of her life and work are evident here: the complex relationships within families; homesickness and exile; intense love between women; the healing power of the land; the inevitability of loneliness; and the fragile nature of happiness.

'Together, these writings form something close to an autobiography. Above all, they are a celebration of Elizabeth's rich life and work.' (Publication summary)

2006 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Non-Fiction
y separately published work icon Central Mischief : Elizabeth Jolley on Writing, Her Past and Herself Ringwood : Viking , 1992 Z314003 1992 selected work prose
1993 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Historical and Critical Studies Award
1993 winner Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize
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