Judy Turner

Judy Turner studied the works of all the writers discussed for an honours thesis in History at the ANU. Later she became a professional musician.

Judy Turner reviews 'Exiles at Home: Australian women writers 1925–1945' by Drusilla Modjeska

May 1982, no. 40 01 May 1982
Judy Turner reviews 'Exiles at Home: Australian women writers 1925–1945' by Drusilla Modjeska
Exiles at Home is a fascinating work by a feminist of the 1970s about a group of anti-fascist feminists of the 1920s and 1930s. From it we learn as much about the world view of the author as we do about the politics of its subjects. A serious book, about serious writers, it examines novels for their historical rather than for their literary interest. It offers no real criticism of writing styles, ... (read more)