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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985
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'Eleanor Dark (1901-1985) is one of Australia's most celebrated writers of the inter-war years. Born with the twentieth century - a Federation baby - she published ten novels, amongst them one of the best loved Australian stories of all time, The Timeless Land. Her life spanned successive global crises - two world wars, the economic depression of the 1930s, the Cold War - each issuing its own challenges to the artist and the people's writer she thought herself to be. By far the most privileged writer of her generation, her ultimate challenge was a personal one: to unlock the gates of her world-proof life to a society and a world in crisis. The first cross-cultural biography of this famous Australian writer, Marivic Wyndham's rich and controversial portrait of Eleanor Dark is based on extensive research of the author's public and private lives. ' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Jessica

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broadway, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: UTS Press , 2007 .
      image of person or book cover 7353337384844298634.png
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: vi, 372p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
      • Includes bibliography 347-368.
      ISBN: 9780980284034

Works about this Work

Untitled Susan Sheridan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Historical Studies , March vol. 40 no. 1 2009; (p. 127-128)

— Review of 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
Eleanor Dark and 'the Artist' Liz Bissell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 20 no. 1 2008;

— Review of 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
Love's Labour Lost David Carter , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 304 2008; (p. 44-45)

— Review of 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 June 2008; (p. 35)

— Review of Boycott: The Story Behind Australia's Controversial Involvement in the 1980 Moscow Olympics Lisa Forrest , 2008 single work autobiography ; 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
In Short : Non-Fiction Bruce Elder , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 June 2008; (p. 35)

— Review of Boycott: The Story Behind Australia's Controversial Involvement in the 1980 Moscow Olympics Lisa Forrest , 2008 single work autobiography ; 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
Love's Labour Lost David Carter , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 304 2008; (p. 44-45)

— Review of 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
Eleanor Dark and 'the Artist' Liz Bissell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 20 no. 1 2008;

— Review of 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
Untitled Susan Sheridan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Historical Studies , March vol. 40 no. 1 2009; (p. 127-128)

— Review of 'A World-Proof Life' : Eleanor Dark, a Writer in Her Times, 1901-1985 Marivic Wyndham , 2007 single work biography
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