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  Patrick White
White's international breakthrough novel was VOSS (1957), a symbolic story of a doomed journey into the Australian desert.
Patrick Victor Martindale White was born in Knightsbridge, London of Australian parents.
White, who guarded his privacy, did not attend the award ceremonies, but persuade his friend, the artist Sidney Nolan, to accept it in Stockholm on his behalf.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /pwhite.htm   (1121 words)

  Patrick White
White was born in London while his parents were there on a visit, and he returned to England (after 12 years in Australia) for schooling.
The material of White's later novels is distinctly Australian, but his treatment of it has a largeness of vision not limited to any one country or period.
White saw Australia as a country in a highly volatile process of growth and self-definition, and his novels explore the possibilities of savagery to be found within such a context.
www.geocities.com /tabuplace/white2   (309 words)

 Patrick White - Picture and Sound Clip - MSN Encarta
In 1973 novelist Patrick White became the first Australian to win the Nobel Prize in literature.
White utilized the stream-of-consciousness literary technique, in which an author details a character’s thoughts, feelings, and actions, often without logical sequence.
In his novels, many of which were set in Australia, White attempted to find reason in apparent chaos and to understand the supernatural forces that both help and hinder humans.
encarta.msn.com /media_701702003/Patrick_White.html   (91 words)

 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Captain Patrick H. White
Patrick H. White was born in Sligo, Ireland and moved with his parents and siblings to Nova Scotia to escape the Irish famines in the mid-1840's.
White actively participated in most of the major Western battles beginning with the battles at Belmont and Ft. Donelson, and was highly regarded by Union generals such as U.S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman.
White was stationed next to the latter general at Shiloh Church on the morning of the battle when the Confederates surprised the Union army and pushed them back almost into the Tennessee River in their rear.
www.medalofhonor.com /PatrickWhite.htm   (1835 words)

 Patrick White
Australian novelist Patrick White, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973, was a compulsive letter-writer throughout his life, and he generally asked that people destroy his letters.
Patrick White (1912-1990), author of The Living and the Dead, 1973 Nobel Laureate in Literature, officially Australian but also partly upper-crust Englishman by education, rejected alike English stuffiness and Australian philistinism.
Patrick White was born in London of Australian parents.
www.queertheory.com /histories/w/white_patrick.htm   (712 words)

 Biography of Patrick White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Patrick White was born in London in 1912, the son of a wealthy Australian grazier.
Patrick White and Manoly Lascaris moved to Centennial Park, near the centre of Sydney in 1964.
During the early 1970s, Patrick White became an increasingly vocal supporter of the reforms instituted by the Whitlam Labour government and, when that government was dismissed, of republicanism.
www.themesdir.com /white2   (306 words)

 Ten Reasons to Keep the Patrick White House
Patrick White was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1973 for The Eye of the Storm.
White had a great ear for the Australian vernacular, which must be a challenge to his many translators.
Patrick White is one of the few Australian writers reaching an international audience.
www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au /pwhitereasons.html   (1332 words)

 Boston Globe Online / Table of Contents
Patrick White was a difficult man who wrote difficult novels that won him the Nobel Prize in 1973.
He can't explain Patrick White; for that you have to turn to the fathomless and mysterious depths of the great novels.
Of his life in Sandwich, Mass., White wrote, "There is surely nothing more disgusting, more reminiscent of a bad drain than a baked clam." Marr has marshaled all that information in a shapely and elegant way, and he is himself a witty writer.
www.boston.com /globe/search/stories/nobel/1992/1992q.html   (722 words)

 Patrick White at the Complete Review
Patrick White is one of the major English-language writers of the second half of the twentieth century, and still the grand old master of Australian literature.
White wrestles with the profound questions of our age, never opting for the easy answers (there are no "happy endings" or even truly positive resolutions in his work).
Patrick White Literary Award information, set up with his Nobel winnings to promote Australian literature.
www.complete-review.com /authors/whitep.htm   (672 words)

 Patrick White Criticism
Patrick White's chief interest throughout his novels has been on 'burnt ones', emotionally damaged people who lead a lonely existence without a lifeline to other lives.
Patrick White is a novelist who degrades his characters and disconcerts his readers.
If love is the core of reality, as Patrick White says it is at a key point in [The Twyborn Affair], then sex is its several masks, fitting perfectly only on the rarest occasions and more often disguising, distorting and demeaning love.
www.bookrags.com /criticisms/Patrick_White   (1464 words)

 Patrick White Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Patrick White is the Payroll Manager for Ryan Companies US, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis.
Patrick has been with Ryan for six years and is responsible for all payroll operations, as well as group benefit plan administration, union employee benefit payables and corporate expense reimbursements.
Patrick currently serves as the Director of Communications for the Northstar Chapter of the American Payroll Association (APA).
www.apanorthstar.org /officers/Patrick_W.htm   (141 words)

 Patrick White Summary
Patrick Victor Martindale White (1912-1990) was the first Australian to win the Nobel Prize for literature.
Long recognized internationally as the most important writer of Australia, Patrick White is the first of his countrymen to win the Nobel Prize for literature.
Patrick White(May 28, 1912 – September 30, 1990) was an Australian author who is widely regarded as one of the greatest English-language novelists of the 20th century.
www.bookrags.com /Patrick_White   (254 words)

 Patrick White
He returned to England at age 13 to attend school in Cheltenham after which he went on to study languages at King's College, Cambridge and earned a B.A. in 1935.
During World War II, White served as a R.A.F Intelligence Officer in the Middle East and Greece.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1974.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/p/pa/patrick_white.html   (185 words)

 The Existence Machine: Patrick White
As has been reported elsewhere, Patrick White's novel The Eye of the Storm was used in another of those tricks in which a portion of a prize-winning novel of the past is typed out and re-submitted to publishers, passed off as new work by a fictional writer.
As in the other cases, the publishers declined to take on White's novel, employing varying degrees of condescension and scorn in their responses.
And, yes, though books like White's, which doubtless didn't sell well at any time, did indeed, obviously, get published in the past, the industry is much different now, at least the mainstream houses are anyway.
yolacrary.blogspot.com /2006/07/patrick-white.html   (636 words)

 :: Link Building Blog :: Patrick Gavin on Link Marketing & News at Text Link Ads
Patrick Altoft has written a fantastic script which allows you to gain links from anyone who is looking to use your images.
Patrick recommends only showing this script to people who come via Google images, I think it depends on what kind of site you’re running.
In case you missed the progress report on AuctionAds it is doing VERY well.
www.linkbuildingblog.com   (2490 words)

 Patrick White - Nobel prize winner 1973
My great-grandfather White had emigrated to New South Wales in 1826, as a flock master, and received a grant of crown land in the Upper Hunter Valley.
The Withycombes enjoyed less material success than the Whites, which perhaps accounted for my mother's sense of her own superiority in White circles.
Almost all the Whites remained wedded to the land, and there was something peculiar, even shocking, about any member of the family who left it.
nobel-prize-winners.com /white   (1723 words)

 Patrick White Readers’ Group » 2006 » July   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Although Patrick White’s novels are alive in the memories of those members of the Australian Society of Authors who recently voted five of them onto its list of the 40 best Australian books, one has to wonder what kind of life they lead in society at large.
White, who in 1973 won the Nobel Prize for Literature and who, 20 years ago, was extolled as the greatest writer Australia has produced, is now available to Australian readers in editions published only in Britain - a sure sign that he is not widely read in this country.
CW on My favourite Patrick White novel is: Darn, I can't vote, having only recently read my first (and only) Patrick...
patrickwhite.ozewriters.com /2006/07   (1135 words)

 Grumpy Old Bookman: The unpublishable Patrick White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Unless Patrick white so;ld his first novel to the very first person in publishing he syubmitted ot to, which I doubt, then his work must havve leapt over the usual hurdles most writers face.
The fact that White was not only published but esteemed by enough people to eventually capture the Nobel Prize means that it was vetted more than once and repeatedly survived the process.
So either the publishers who lauded Patrick White in the past were wrong, or the current crop are wrong, or tastes have changed and 'great literature' is exposed as whatever suits the fad of the moment.
grumpyoldbookman.blogspot.com /2006/07/unpublishable-patrick-white.html   (3621 words)

 Patrick White - his greatest works
Patrick White was born in Australia but sent to be educated in England.
Voss (1957) is another nineteenth century epic tale - this one based on the true story of the tragic and doomed journey made in 1845 by the German explorer Leichardt.
Himmelfarb is a refugee Jewish professor struggling to come to terms with his persecution and the murder of his wife by the Nazis.
www.cehjohnson.uklinux.net /20c/white-01.htm   (787 words)

 MSNsportsNET.Com -- West Virginia University Mountaineers
Patrick White was the overwhelming choice for the United States Sports Academy's October Alabama Athlete of the Month award.
QB Patrick White is one of four candidates for the Cingular All-America Player of the Week.
Patrick White has some folks in West Virginia thinking back to the late 80s when Major Harris was running the show.
www.msnsportsnet.com /profile.cfm?id=100828   (861 words)

 Patrick White Letterbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Patrick White continued in trade as Patrick White & Co.
The scope of both of White's operations is impressive, not only in the breadth of goods marketed, but in the numbers of ports with which he traded.
The Patrick White Letterbook contains copies of 235 business letters of the Virginia mercantile firm of White, Whittle, & Co., written between August 20, 1791 and July 18, 1794, and 462 letters of Patrick White & Co., July 27, 1794 through August 14, 1797.
www.clements.umich.edu /Webguides/UZ/White.html   (186 words)

 Amazon.ca: 20th Century Solid Mandala: Books: Patrick White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Patrick White is of course Australia's most famous novelist.
White was a gay man who lived most of his life with a companion who he was deeply attached to.
One suspects that the book is loosely based on their later life, but of course this is only speculation.
www.amazon.ca /Solid-Mandala-Patrick-White/dp/0140186336   (308 words)

 TomFolio.com: by Patrick White
From the dj, 'Patrick White, who was born in 1912, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973.
White is the author of two collections of short stories, a collection of plays, and eleven novels, of which the Twyborn Affair is the most recent.' The author grew up in Sydney, spent four years in English public school, and worked as an RAF intelligence officer at Tobruk and in wartime Alexandria and postwar Greece.
White, Patrick The Eye of the Storm Publisher: NY: The Viking Press, 1973.
www.tomfolio.com /SearchAuthorTitle.asp?Aut=Patrick_White   (1189 words)

 Amazon.com: Patrick White (Australian Writers): Books: Simon During   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
It places White in postwar Australia, arguing that he is best regarded as a writer whose rather conventional modernist writings negotiated the end of colonialist relations with Britain.
It addresses connections between White's homoerotic sexuality and his writing head-on, suggesting that many of his texts, notably Voss, attain some of their most powerful effects from being written in and about the closet.
Professor During also views Patrick White as an autobiographical writer who drew on his life-history to construct an image of himself as a genius: a strategy which successfully set him at the head of Australian national literature.
www.amazon.com /Patrick-White-Australian-Writers-During/dp/0195534972   (689 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Voss: Books: Patrick White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Sentence for sentence, word for word, Patrick White is as good a prose stylist as I've ever read.
White analyses the feelings and motivations of his characters with wisdom and psychological insight, but beneath the veneer of great style lies a fundamental question of belonging.
White`s novel is a rewarding piece of literature, depicting the power of nature and human instincts over reason and strict moral rules with great wit and compassion towards our imperfections.
www.amazon.co.uk /Voss-Patrick-White/dp/0099324717   (935 words)

 Amazon.com: Patrick White Letters: Books: Patrick White,David Marr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
New York, Patrick White, Yrs Patrick, The Vivisector, Yours Patrick, New Zealand, The Aunt's Story, Castle Hill, Harry Miller, Maie Casey, Cynthia Nolan, Jim Sharman, The Night the Prowler, Happy Valley, Curtis Brown, Sidney Nolan, Signal Driver, Adelaide Festival, Centennial Park, The Solid Mandala, Manning Clark, Barry Humphries, John Tasker, The Twyborn Affair, Big Toys
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White's comment about wishing to spend his time on his acreage at Dogwoods rather than 'watching a landscape slowly destroyed by a race whose most pronounced gift is that of creating ugliness' was prescient, a McDonalds now stands nearby opposite a shopping centre carpark.
www.amazon.com /Patrick-White-Letters/dp/0226895033   (1331 words)

 Patrick White at LiteratureClassics.com -- essays, resources
Patrick White was born in England in 1912.
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www.literatureclassics.com /authors/WhitePat   (390 words)

 Patrick White - Autobiography
Victor White was then forty-two, his wife, Ruth Withycombe, ten years younger.
My great-grandfather White had emigrated to New South Wales in 1826, as a flockmaster, and received a grant of crown land in the Upper Hunter Valley.
Almost all the Whites remained wedded to the land, and there was something peculiar, even shocking, about any member of the family who left it.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1973/white-autobio.html   (1906 words)

 Patrick White House Rally in Centennial Park
Hoping for some tidings of great joy this holiday season, The National Trust of Australia (NSW) today established the “Patrick White House Appeal,” an urgent national call for the public to contribute funds to help the Trust acquire, for the nation, the former residence of Nobel Prize-winning author, Patrick White.
All donations are tax-deductible and can be sent to: The National Trust of Australia (NSW) Patrick White House Appeal, GPO Box 518, Sydney 2001.
The Patrick White House Appeal will be formally launched nationally in the New Year, but
www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au /patrickwhite.html   (476 words)

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