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A Certain Style : Beatrice Davis, a literary life - Jacqueline Kent

A Certain Style

Beatrice Davis, a literary life

Paperback Published: 3rd September 2018
ISBN: 9781742236025
Number Of Pages: 366

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Beatrice Davis, 1909-1992, was general editor at Angus and Robertson the main Australian publishing company from 1937 to 1973. There she discovered and published such writers as Thea Astley, Miles Franklin, Patricia Wrightson, Xavier Herbert and Hal Porter becoming a literary tastemaker in the process. A central figure in Australian literature - `respected, feared, courted and berated.'

Originally published to great acclaim in 2001, A Certain Style introduced this stylish and formidable woman to thousands of readers and told a history of books and publishing in twentieth-century Australia. This reissue has a new introduction and updates throughout as the author presents a compelling account of a contradictory woman and her times.

ISBN: 9781742236025
ISBN-10: 1742236022
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 366
Published: 3rd September 2018
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3
Edition Number: 2