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Being There

David Malouf


PUBLISHED: 1st March 2016
ISBN: 9780857987228
Being There
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PUBLISHED: 1st March 2016
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Publisher Description

Words, music, art and performance. The stuff of a satisfying life. After exploring the idea of home, where and what it is in A First Place, what does it mean to be a writer and where writing begins in The Writing Life, David Malouf moves on to words and music and art and performance in Being There. With pieces on the Sydney Opera House - then and now - responses to art, artists and architects, and including Malouf's not previously published libretti for Voss and a translation of Hippolytus, this is an unmissable and stimulating collection of one man's connection to the world of art, ideas and culture.

Author Biography

David Malouf is the internationally acclaimed author of novels including Ransom, The Great World (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' prize and the Prix Femina Etranger), Remembering Babylon (winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), An Imaginary Life, Conversations at Curlow Creek, Dream Stuff, Every Move You Make and his autobiographical classic 12 Edmondstone Street. His Collected Stories won the 2008 Australia-Asia Literary Award. His most recent books are A First Place and The Writing Life. He was born in 1934 and was brought up in Brisbane.

Product Details

Author
David Malouf
Pages
368
Publisher
Random House Australia
Year
2016
ISBN-10
0857987224
ISBN-13
9780857987228
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2016-03-01
Country of Publication
Australia