Donald Horne: Selected Writings by Donald Horne PDF

By Donald Horne

ISBN-10: 1863959351

ISBN-13: 9781863959353

One of Australia’s major thinkers for as regards to fifty years, Donald Horne was once most likely the easiest Australian non-fiction author of his generation.

This definitive number of Horne’s writing, thoughtfully chosen by means of his son, Nick, tells the tale of his existence and highbrow improvement. From a place of doubting even if swap was once attainable, he finally grew to become a proponent of the practical reform invaluable for Australia to prosper in a altering world.

Horne made the case for a extra open, glossy, clever Australia, such a lot famously in his seminal publication The fortunate Country. choices from this paintings sit down along pithy reflections on Australian heritage and tradition, in addition to vibrant autobiographical writing.

With an creation through Nick Horne and a biographical essay by means of Glyn Davis, this significant publication honours and illuminates the fellow who helped the country comprehend itself.

‘He was once a very good clarifier ... of some of the difficulties and dilemmas of society.’ —Frank Moorhouse

‘An self sufficient, full of life critic.’ —Malcolm Fraser

Donald Horne AO used to be a number one public highbrow for almost fifty years. He used to be the writer of The fortunate Country and The schooling of younger Donald, and plenty of different books and essays. He edited The Bulletin, chaired the Australia Council, and, in a past due occupation swap, broadened the belief of what it skill to be a tutorial. He died in 2005.

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