Christina Stead

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Twayne Publishers , New York
Stead, Christina, --
Statementby R. G. Geering.
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series -- TWAS 95.
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL23743538M

Christina Stead (–) was an Australian writer regarded as one of the twentieth century’s master novelists.

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About The Man Who Loved Children. The Man Who Loved Children, an acclaimed twentieth-century classic, is an unforgettable portrait of a magnificently dysfunctional family.

The Pollits—Sam and Henny and their swarming household of children and animals—inhabit an America wracked by the Great Depression, but are even more deeply embedded in a world of their own making.

Christina Stead (July 17, – March 31, ) was a novelist and short story writer who was born in Australia into a Marxist family. Her mother died when she was only two years old. Christina Stead was born in in Sydney’s south.

After graduating from high school inshe attended Sydney Teachers’ College on a scholarship. She subsequently took a series of teaching and secretarial positions before traveling to London, aged twenty-six.

Hazel Rowley is the author of "Christina Stead: A Biography" a New York Times notable book. She has taught at Iowa University & Deakins University in Melbourne & is a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College. m Followers, Following, 1, Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Christina Anstead (@christinaanstead).

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