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Publisher Description

Beatrice Davis, 1909-1992, was general editor at Angus and Robertson the main Australian publishing company from 1937 to 1973. There she discovered and published such writers as Thea Astley, Miles Franklin, Patricia Wrightson, Xavier Herbert, and Hal Porter, becoming a literary tastemaker in the process. A central figure in Australian literature—"respected, feared, courted and berated." Originally published to great acclaim in 2001, A Certain Style introduced this stylish and formidable woman to thousands of readers and told a history of books and publishing in twentieth-century Australia. This reissue has a new introduction and updates throughout as the author presents a compelling account of a contradictory woman and her times.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2018
1 December
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
366
Pages
PUBLISHER
University of New South Wales Press
SELLER
Chicago Review Press, Inc. DBA Independent Publishers Group
SIZE
1.4
MB

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