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The Resource The plains, Gerald Murnane; introduced by Ben Lerner

The plains, Gerald Murnane; introduced by Ben Lerner

Label
The plains
Title
The plains
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Murnane; introduced by Ben Lerner
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On their vast estates, the landowning families of the plains have preserved a rich and distinctive culture. Obsessed with their own habitat and history, they hire artisans, writers and historians to record in minute detail every aspect of their lives, and the nature of their land. A young film-maker arrives on the plains, hoping to make his own contribution to the elaboration of this history. In a private library he begins to take notes for a film, and chooses the daughter of his patron for a leading role.Twenty years later, he begins to tell his haunting story of life on the plains. As his story unfolds, the novel becomes, in the words of Murray Bail, a mirage of landscape, memory, love and literature itself
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murnane, Gerald
Dewey number
823/.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.M76
LC item number
P55 20
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lerner, Ben
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Plains
  • Australia
  • Families
  • Manners and customs
  • Plains
  • Australia
Label
The plains, Gerald Murnane; introduced by Ben Lerner
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1726417
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 174 pages
Isbn
9781925355901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1726417
  • (OCoLC)958933086
Label
The plains, Gerald Murnane; introduced by Ben Lerner
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1726417
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 174 pages
Isbn
9781925355901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1726417
  • (OCoLC)958933086

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