Patrick White (1912-1990) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973 and remains one of Australia's most celebrated writers. This book represents new work by an outstanding list of White scholars from around the globe. This collection of diverse and original essays is notable for its acknowledgement of White's homosexuality in relation to the development of his literary style, in its consideration of the way his writing 'works' on/with readers, and for its contextualizing of his life and oeuvre in relation to London and to London life.
About the Author
Ian Henderson is the Head of the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College London and lectures in the Department of English Language and Literature. Anouk Lang is a lecturer in Digital Humanities in the Department of English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.