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Heather Neilson

Heather Neilson teaches in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy. The subject of her doctoral dissertation was the use of history in the novels of Gore Vidal.

Heather Neilson reviews ‘Gore Vidal’s America’ by Dennis Altman

February 2006, no. 278 01 February 2006
The editors of Conversations with Gore Vidal – a recently published selection of interviews conducted with Vidal over the course of his long career – introduce the volume by quoting a comment made in the New Yorker in 1960: ‘Nothing’s easier nowadays than to get the feeling of being surrounded by Gore Vidal.’ They go on to remark that, today: ‘Gore Vidal is again seemingly everywhere. ... (read more)