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CHRISTINA STEAD by  Diana Brydon - First Edition - 1987 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

CHRISTINA STEAD

by Brydon, Diana

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


Hampshire, England: Macmillan Education, 1987. 188pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally surface-scuffed, mild tanning to reverse edges. A stand-alone title in the Macmillan Women Writers series. "This study is the first to provide a feminist reading of the life and work of the Australian-born writer Christina Stead . . . Intensity, sensuality and a refusal to draw boundaries where they would normally be expected are distinctive features of Stead's writing. Her work also clearly delineates the complex of economic relations within which human relationships operate." Contents include: Acks., Editor's Preface, 8 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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