Download PDF by Robyn Annear: Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne

By Robyn Annear

Just a bit approach down Collins highway, beside Henry Buck's, is a endlessly darkish yet sheltered laneway referred to as Equitable position. the following you will discover a couple of areas to devour and drink. Settle your self within the window of 1, close your eyes, and imagine this scene of yore …

In this much-loved publication, Robyn Annear resurrects the village that used to be early Melbourne – from the coming of white settlers in 1835 till the 1st gold rushes shook the city – and brings it to lifestyles in shiny colour.

Bearbrass was once one of many neighborhood names during which Melbourne used to be identified and Annear presents a desirable dwelling portrait of the streetlife of this city. In a full of life and fascinating type, she overlays her reinvention of Bearbrass along with her personal impressions and studies of the fashionable urban, permitting Melburnians and viewers to visualize the early township and remind themselves of the wealthy heritage that lies underneath trendy sleek metropolis.

The unique Bearbrass gained the A.A. Phillips Award for Australian reports within the 1995 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards.

‘... [Annear] writes with an historian's eye for element and an inherent ability for ironic remark. An affectionate trip, wealthy intimately and character.’ —The Age

Robyn Annear is an ex-typist who lives in nation Victoria with a person else's husband. She is the writer of A urban misplaced and located, Bearbrass, not anything yet Gold, the guy Who misplaced Himself, and Fly a insurgent Flag. She has additionally written a number of items for The Monthly magazine.

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