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The Plains : Text Classics - Gerald Murnane

The Plains

Text Classics

By: Gerald Murnane, Wayne Macauley (Introduction by)

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Published: 26th April 2012
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Winner, Patrick White Literary Award, 1999

Twenty years ago, when I first arrived on the plains, I kept my eyes open. I looked for anything in the landscape that seemed to hint at some elaborate meaning behind appearances.

This is the story of the families of the plains—obsessed with their land and history, their culture and mythology—and of the man who ventured into their world.

There is no book in Australian writing like Gerald Murnane's The Plains.

About the Author

Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne in 1939. In addition to The Plains he has published six fiction titles (Tamarisk Row, 1974; A Lifetime on Clouds, 1976; Landscape with Landscape, 1985; Inland, 1988; Velvet Waters, 1990 and Emerald Blue, 1995). Until recently he taught fiction-writing at Deakin University.

ISBN: 9781921922275
ISBN-10: 1921922273
Series: Text Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 26th April 2012
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 19.9
Edition Number: 1