Vance and Nettie Palmer

Jordan, Deborah (2010) Vance and Nettie Palmer. Queensland Historical Atlas: Histories, Cultures, Landscapes, 2009-2010 .


Author Jordan, Deborah
Title Vance and Nettie Palmer
Journal name Queensland Historical Atlas: Histories, Cultures, Landscapes
ISSN 1838-708X
Publication date 2010-10-04
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 2009-2010
Total pages 3
Editor Peter Spearritt
Marion Stell
Place of publication Brisbane, Qld., Australia
Publisher Queensland Historical Atlas
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subject 420200 Literature Studies
Abstract 'Queensland is notoriously huge: most parts of it are still unknown, except to the people who live in them', found Nettie Palmer in 'Southern Queensland: an emerging picture' in 1927. Southern Queensland was the part that has 'begun to exist most formidably on paper' and was a 'world of contrasts': 'the coastal country, a world in itself of shores and mountains', 'the surprising Granite Belt with its chill vigour' and out west. As part of her work as a critic she encouraged the authors of these places. 'There is a good deal to be said’ wrote Nettie in her private journal ‘for letting the mind rest in one spot, small enough to hold the affections and, perhaps, be understood'. And then we 'can penetrate the curtain that hides the past' and make a journey of discovery.
Keyword Literature
Mount Isa
Writers
Writing
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Date created: 4 October, 2010.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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