On Shirley Hazzard: Writers on Writers

Michelle de Kretser

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'Hazzard was the first Australian writer I read who looked outwards, away from Australia. Her work spoke of places from which I had come and places to which I longed to go ... It was reading as an affair of revelations and gifts. It fell like rain, greening my vision of Australian literature as a stony country where I would never feel at home.'

In this powerful and exhilarating essay on Shirley Hazzard, Michelle de Kretser offers a masterclass in engaging with a writer's work. She illuminates the precision of Hazzard's electrifying prose, and celebrates the intelligence, wit and fierce humanity of her fiction.

ISBN: 9781760640194
Publication Date: 01-Oct-2019
Publisher: Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited