Philip Butterss's An Unsentimental Bloke PDF

By Philip Butterss

ISBN-10: 1743052871

ISBN-13: 9781743052877

The Sentimental Bloke and Doreen are well-known characters in Australian pop culture, yet their writer merits to be higher identified. C.J. Dennis remodeled the larrikin from a highway thug right into a good photograph of Australian id, and contributed to shaping the Anzac legend. many folks looked Dennis himself as a sentimental bloke, yet this ebook exhibits he used to be a way more advanced and infrequently darker character - not just studying his funny and lovely facet, but additionally his struggles with alcohol and melancholy, his political activism, his marriage and his monetary dealings. "An Unsentimental Bloke" strains Dennis's early years in rural South Australia, his paintings on a bohemian newspaper in Adelaide and movement to Melbourne as a freelancer for the "Bulletin" (newspaper), his interval of political involvement, through huge, immense successes (he used to be extra renowned than Banjo Paterson or Henry Lawson ever were), stunning fall, and re-emergence as an elder statesman of Australian letters.

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