The Resource Night Street

Night Street

Label
Night Street
Title
Night Street
Statement of responsibility
Kristel Thornell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intensely satisfying novel that celebrates the short richly lived life of Australian artist, Clarice Beckett. Co-winner of the 2009 Australian/Vogel Literary Award.Night Street is the passionate story of a young painter, Clarice Beckett, who defies society's strict conventions and indifferent art critics alike and leads an intense private and professional life. With her extraordinary talent for making simple city and seascapes haunting and mysteriously revelatory, Clarice paints prolifically and lives largely, overcoming the seemingly confined existence as the spinster daughter in the parental home.Night Street began with Thornell's first encounter with the paintings of Melbourne artist Clarice Beckett (1887-1935) at the Art Gallery of South Australia. The subtle power of Clarice's highly atmospheric, enigmatic landscapes enabled her to imagine Clarice's inner life and shape an extraordinary novel
Summary
The passionate story of a young painter, Clarice Beckett, who defies society's strict conventions and indifferent art critics alike and leads an intense private and professional life.
Award
  • The Australian/Vogel Literary Award, 2009.
  • Dobbie Literary Award, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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360841
Cataloging source
ANL
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Thornell, Kristel
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Night Street
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5a7700b6-dce2-475c-8dc6-b652e186806f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781742691237
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Night Street
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5a7700b6-dce2-475c-8dc6-b652e186806f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781742691237
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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