Tags » Stead

Letty Fox: Her Luck, Christina Stead

Letty Fox: Her Luck (1946) seems at the beginning as if it is to be an account of the sexual adventures of a young woman in New York in the years leading up to and including the Second World War. 1,731 more words

Australian

More KickstArt razzle-dazzle!

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
BILLY SUTER

DURBAN’S Steven Stead and Greg King, and their award-winning KickstArt theatre company, have another three stage treats waiting to fill the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre this year – and first up will be a glossy razzle-dazzler, … 1,034 more words

Theatre

Letty Fox: Her Luck, Christina Stead

ANZLitLovers Christina Stead Week Nov 14-20 2016

The copy of Letty Fox I have is not that pictured above but one from Imprint (A&R) in 1991 with an Introduction by Susan Sheridan which begins: 579 more words

Australian

Cotters' England, Christina Stead

ANZLitLovers Christina Stead Week Nov 14-20 2016

Cotters’ England (1966) is set in dreary 1950s post-war England, though Stead took so long to write and revise it that by the time it came out – into the England of the Beatles, Carnaby St and so-called ‘swinging London’ – it was slightly out of date. 1,218 more words

Australian

Why I write, Christina Stead

ANZLitLovers Christina Stead Week Nov 14-20 2016

Lisa at ANZ LitLovers has been posting the opening pages of Christina Stead novels. She suggested I put up an excerpt from… 402 more words

Australian

"A Bad Wife"

This time around, I’d like to turn my attention to Mark Wetherell, my great-great-great-great grandfather.  He was the father of Martha Wetherell, who married George Stead (owner of the famous goose-who-laid-nine-eggs).  384 more words