Changing places: Australian writers in Europe, 1960s-1990s

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University of Queensland Press, 1994 - Fiction - 296 pages
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Collection of short pieces of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, journalism and autobiography relating to travelling in Europe, by well-known Australian writers such as Tim Winton, Patrick White and Marion Halligan, from the 1960s to the 1990s. The pieces are grouped under the headings of 'travellers, tourist and expatriates', 'the rituals and convention of travel', 'origins, heritages and pilgrimages' and 'testing political climates'. Includes biographical notes on the authors, sources and a selected bibliography.

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Contents

Charmian Clift Self portrait
3
Martin Johnston Growing up in Greece
16
Gillian Bouras Stranger in a strange land
31
Anna Rutherford Going somewhere else
47
Robert Hughes The first time in Europe
60
Janine Burke Tuscany s talent to a muse
74
Shane McCauley Old city Rhodes
87
Peter Conrad Signs and passwords
95
Isobel Robin Freuds backyard
176
Ania Walwicz europe
184
Dimitris Tsaloumas Prodigal
190
Graeme Hetherington Australians in Crete 19411991
198
David Malouf Bad dreams in Vienna
207
Ian Turner Letter from Ireland
217
Dymphna Cusack Leningrad
226
Roger Milliss Living in Moscow
232

Dorothy Hewett The travellers
110
Desmond OGrady Budapest Keleti
123
Michael Wilding Maison de la vie
138
Shirley Hazzard The Tuscan in each of us
157
Rosemary Dobson Phigalia
162
Thomas Keneally On the road in Ireland
170
Prague 1978
248
Clem Christesen Impressions East and West
261
Mark OConnor Colosseum
274
Sources
287
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