Once an Australian: Journeys with Barrie Humphries, Clive James, Germaine Greer and Robert Hughes

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Barry Humphries, Clive James, Germaine Greer, and Robert Hughes are all writers and performers who decided to leave their native Australia in the late 1950s or early 1960s and to pursue their brilliant careers abroad. This book profiles these four vibrant individuals, concentrating on the reasons for their expatriatism and considering what aspects of their Australian identity they have retained. The text combines elements of biography, cultural criticism and social history. The author seeks to suggest what is distinctive ...

Once an Australian: Journeys with Barrie Humphries, Clive James, Germaine Greer and Robert Hughes 1998, OUP Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne

ISBN-13: 9780195508048

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