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Clive Probyn

Clive Probyn is an Emeritus Professor at Monash University.

‘"Another Colosse on hand": Henry Handel Richardson’s "The Fortunes of Richard Mahony"' by Clive Probyn

November 2007, no. 296 01 October 2007
The year was 1911. Four months after beginning work on a new novel, Henry Handel Richardson admitted to herself the ambitious scope of her new project: ‘I have another Colosse on hand, & it begins to grow, though slowly.’ This aptly nicknamed project was eventually to become the trilogy we know as The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, which was to occupy its author for the next twenty years. Len ... (read more)