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The Making of Xavier Herberts Poor fellow my country

The Making of Xavier Herberts Poor fellow my country

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Published by Foundation for Australian Literary Studies in Townsville, Q .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Anthony J. Hassall.
ContributionsHassall, Anthony J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/16756 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1808537M
ISBN 100864432542
LC Control Number89216990

Herbert excoriates our hypocrisies and our weak post-colonial kowtowing, our prejudices and our evasions. Poor Fellow reminds us that there’s still a reckoning to come, that no half-hearted “apology” can make up for the cultural (and actual) genocide whose silence lurks behind the . In Poor Fellow My Country, Xavier Herbert has returned to that region made peculiarly his own in Capricornia, Northern g over a period of some six years, the story is set during the late s and early s; but it is not so much a tale of this period as Herbert's analysis (and indictment) of the steps by which we came to the Australia of today.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Poor fellow my country Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Poor fellow my country by Herbert, Xavier, Publication date Publisher New York: St. Martin's Press Collection. Xavier Herbert was one of Australia's leading writers. In he published his award-winning first novel t's next major work of fiction, Soldiers' Women, was published in A collection of short stories, Larger Than Life, and Disturbing Element, an autobiography, were both published in He is perhaps best remembered for his Miles Franklin-winning book Poor Fellow My.

Encompassing nearly pages of eye-strainingly small type and over 60 ""principal characters,"" this is the first US publication of a mega-novel by Australian iconoclast Herbert. Book Condition: Very Good Jacket Condition: No Jacket Publisher: Collins Publisher Place: Sydney Publisher Year: Edition: First Edition Description: pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. This Book Is The Decisive Story Of How In Those Vital Years, Australia Threw Away Her Chance Of Becoming A True Commonwealth. ISBN.


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Poor Fellow My Country won the Miles Franklin Literary Award (for books published in ), Australia's most prestigious such by: Xavier Herbert (15 May – 10 November ) was an Australian writer best known for his Miles Franklin Award-winning novel Poor Fellow My Country ().

He is considered one of the elder statesmen of Australian is also known for short story collections and his autobiography Disturbing : 15 MayGeraldton, Western Australia, Australia.

In Poor Fellow My Country, Xavier Herbert returns to the region made his own in Capricornia: Northern Australia. Ranging over a period of some six years, the story is set during the late s and early s; but it is not so much a tale of this period as Herbert's analysis and indictment of the steps by which we came to the Australia of today.

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