Louisa

Louisa Brian Matthews Louisa moves with the pace of a thriller building an unforgettable portrait of Louisa Lawson publisher journalist poet inventor women s rights agitator mother of Henry Lawson Winn

  • Title: Louisa
  • Author: BrianMatthews
  • ISBN: 9780869140383
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Brian Matthews Louisa moves with the pace of a thriller, building an unforgettable portrait of Louisa Lawson publisher, journalist, poet, inventor, women s rights agitator, mother of Henry Lawson Winner of the New South Wales Premier s Award, the Victorian Premier s Award, and the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, and co winner of the John Hetherington BicentenBrian Matthews Louisa moves with the pace of a thriller, building an unforgettable portrait of Louisa Lawson publisher, journalist, poet, inventor, women s rights agitator, mother of Henry Lawson Winner of the New South Wales Premier s Award, the Victorian Premier s Award, and the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, and co winner of the John Hetherington Bicentennial Biography Prize, Louisa undermines all the certainties of biographical narrative, deftly drawing the reader into the whole strange business of one person unravelling the life of another.

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    About "BrianMatthews"

    1. BrianMatthews

      Brian Ernest MatthewsWell known as a raconteur, storyteller and public speaker, Brian Matthews is a hopelessly unreconstructed St Kilda supporter who has spent far too much of his life at the MCG and other sporting grounds pursuing truth and victory He is the author of many books, including Louisa, the life of Louisa Lawson, and, recently, As the Story Goes and the autobiography A Fine and Private Place He had a cult following as a famously funny and satiric weekly columnist for the Australian Weekend Magazine from 1997 to 2001 and now writes a monthly column for Eureka Street Brian s writing ranges widely over literary non fiction, criticism, fiction, popular culture, satire and sport He is Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Europe Australia Institute at Victoria University and lives in the Clare Valley in South Australia with his wife, Jane Arms.

    685 thoughts on “Louisa”

    1. While Henry Lawson is a household name in Australia due to his poems and stories, it is less well-known that his mother Louisa also wrote and published poetry and prose. She may be slightly more well-known as the publisher of the first Australian magazine to be produced entirely by women, The Dawn. She may be even better remembered as one of the founders of the Women's Suffrage movement in New South Wales. She would be almost unknown as the post-mistress of Eurunderee, whilst at the same time ho [...]


    2. When I read a biography, I like it to be factual. The Author attempted to straddle bot fiction and non-fiction in this book by introducing a 'third party' or second, fictional biographer. Although I found the subject interesting, only my deep respect for books stopped me from throwing this volume across the room at times - such was my frustration at the style of writing.


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