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Is Patrick White Anti-Australian?
Code: 171  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Fiction
Saturday, May 19 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Michael Cathcart (facilitator)
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On the 100th anniversary of Patrick White’s birth, a discussion on why White, despite his critical success, was never a popular writer. Was it because he never truly spoke to the Australian experience?
Presented by Books and Arts Daily’s Michael Cathcart.

Michael Cathcart (Australian)

Michael Cathcart is the presenter of Radio National's Books and Arts Daily. His critically acclaimed book on the history and cultural significance of water in Australia, The Water Dreamers, won the 2009 Colin Roderick Award and was shortlisted for the 2010 Prime Minister’s Award for Non-fiction and the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award for Non-fiction.

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