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Seven poor men of Sydney. by Christina Stead

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesAustralianClassics
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,320p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21051760M
ISBN 100207136548

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Set in Sydney in the s, this novel constructs a portrait of seven poor men (and one woman) based on their personal and social relationships. The seven men are Joseph Baguenault, Tom Withers, Baruch Mendelssohn, Gregory Chamberlain, Michael Baguenault, Tom Winter, and Kol Blount. The woman is Catherine Baguenault, Michael’s half-sister/5(2). Although The New Yorker (March 9, ) found Seven Poor Men of Sydney “disappointing,” Australia’s Bulletin (Novem ) focused on Stead’s evident skill: “Seven Poor Men is a. Seven Poor Men of Sydney is a brilliant portrayal of a group of men and women living in Sydney in the s amid conditions of poverty and social turmoil. Set against the vividly drawn backgrounds of Fisherman's (Watson's) Bay and the innercity slums, the various characters seek to resolve their individual spiritual dilemmas; through politics /5(2). First Edition. SEVEN POOR MEN OF SYDNEY, Appleton, , first American edition, just about fine in a vg color foil dust-wrapper with small chips to the head of the front and rear flaps, a shallow chip missing from the center top margin of the front dust-wrapper panel and thumbnail size chip gone from the .

Other articles where Seven Poor Men of Sydney is discussed: Christina Stead: Seven Poor Men of Sydney, published later the same year, deals with a band of young social radicals and provides a fascinating portrayal of Sydney’s waterfront. Her finest and most highly praised novel, yet one which went virtually unrecognized for 25 years, is The Man. Her first novel, Seven Poor Men of Sydney (), dealt with the lives of radicals and dockworkers, but she was not a practitioner of social realism. Stead's best-known novel, titled The Man Who Loved Children, is largely based on her own childhood, and was first published in Notable awards: Patrick White Award. Christina Stead's first novel Seven Poor Men of Sydney was rejected by publishers for five years, before it was finally published in The book about Sydney in the 's just before the. Seven Poor Men of Sydney. Stead, Christina. The author's second book and first novel - "three printers, the owner of a press, a librarian, paralysed youth and a ne'er-do-weel" - in and around Watson's Bay. With one page of endorsements for The Salzburg Tales bound in at rear. Add to cart $

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