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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Australian Disease : On the Decline of Love and the Rise of Non-Freedom
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'Richard Flanagan's closing address to the 2011 Melbourne Writers' Festival struck a chord around Australia. This stirring speech has been broadcast nationally on radio and television and published in Quarterly Essay 44.

'At a moment when the ferment of Tahrir Square has spread around the world to unsettle the status quo, Flanagan's provocative ideas resonate with a new mood and a new questioning.

'Above all, Flanagan says, we need to take our compass more from ourselves and less from the powerful if we are to find hope.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Originally presented as the closing address to the 2011 Melbourne Writers' Festival.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2011 .
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: November 2011.
      ISBN: 9781921870491 (epub.)
    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2015 .
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      Extent: 64p.
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      • Published: 23/09/2015
      ISBN: 9781863957618
      Series: y separately published work icon Short Blacks Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2015 8753321 2015 series - publisher Number in series: 1

Works about this Work

Bookmarks Jason Steger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 19 November 2011; (p. 31)
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on an international publishing deal for Torre DeRoche's self-published Swept: Love with a Chance of Drowning. Jason Steger also notes the publication, as an e-book, of Richard Flanagan's closing address to the 2011 Melbourne Writers' Festival. The address, also published in Quarterly Essay 44, is titled The Australian Disease: On the Decline of Love and the Rise of Non-Freedom.
Bookmarks Jason Steger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 19 November 2011; (p. 31)
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on an international publishing deal for Torre DeRoche's self-published Swept: Love with a Chance of Drowning. Jason Steger also notes the publication, as an e-book, of Richard Flanagan's closing address to the 2011 Melbourne Writers' Festival. The address, also published in Quarterly Essay 44, is titled The Australian Disease: On the Decline of Love and the Rise of Non-Freedom.
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