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enigmatic Christina Stead

Teresa Petersen

enigmatic Christina Stead

a provocative re-reading

by Teresa Petersen

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton, Vic., South Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stead, Christina, -- 1902- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-250) and index

    StatementTeresa Petersen
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 253 p. ;
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17028525M
    ISBN 100522849229

    Letty Fox: Her Luck is Australian-born author Christina Stead’s sixth is a tribute to the drama of the urban environment and its role in socializing its occupants. Published in , Stead wrote the lengthy Letty Fox after living in New York City for seven years. The cosmopolitan setting serves well as the theater in which Stead develops her characters through their adventures with Author: Christina Stead.   Stead had, as she remarked of Seven Poor Men of Sydney, been at pains to ‘really put some gristle’ in it. 17 The same might be said about her subsequent novels as well. 1. Teresa Petersen, The Enigmatic Christina Stead: A Provocative Re-reading, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2. Copy held in the author’s collection. 3.

    Christina Stead (17 July – 31 March ) was an Australian novelist and short-story writer acclaimed for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations. Christina Stead was a committed Marxist, although she was never a member of the Communist Party. She spent much of her life outside Australia, although she returned before her death. Christina Stead: Satirist. Common Ground. pp. In association with the Association for the Study of Australian Literature. Teresa Petersen. The Enigmatic Christina Stead: A Provocative Re-Reading. Melbourne University Press. pp. Hazel Rowley. Christina Stead: A Biography. New York: Henry Holt & Co.. pp. Susan Sheridan.

    Ocean of Story: The Uncollected Stories of Christina Stead by Christina Stead and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Christina Stead () is arguably Australia's greatest female novelist. Stead's concentrated emotional intensity, her interest in extraordinary passion, and her keen sense of fantasy and the grotesque have led to comparisons with D. H. Lawrence, Dostoevsky and Dickens.


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Christina Stead is arguably Australia's greatest female novelist. Born and educated in Sydney, she spent the greater part of her life abroad, having left in 'to satisfy a wandering impulse'. The most famous of her thirteen novels, The Man Who Loved Children () is an acknowledged enigmatic Christina Stead book of twentieth-century : Teresa Petersen.

Christina Stead () is arguably Australia's greatest female novelist. After graduating from Sydney Teachers' College inChristina taught for some years and left Australia in 'to satisfy a wandering impulse'.

She met her husband, William Blake Author: Teresa Petersen. The enigmatic Christina Stead: a provocative re-reading. [Teresa Petersen] -- This work seeks to unravel an enigma presented by Christina Stead in her fiction. Overtly Stead posits a heterosexual norm as the paradigm par excellence.

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Christina Stead () was an Australian writer regarded as one of the twentieth centurys master novelists. Stead spent most of her writing life in Europe and the United States, and her varied residences acted as the settings for a number of her novels.

She is best known for The Man Who Loved Children (), which was praised by author Jonathan Franzen as a crazy, gorgeous family novel and one of /5. Jane Smiley continues her series on the novel with Christina Stead's domestic tragedy about a family as horrible and irredeemable as that of : Jane Smiley.

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