A.B. Facey’s Australian Autobiography


Argues that Facey’s autobiography shows ‘just how persuasive the art of understatement is … in the writing of this ordinary Australian, addressing the larger issues of life with the simple means afforded by his culture’ (38).

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Published 1 May 1987 in Volume 13 No. 1. Subjects: Autobiographical writing, Autobiographies, Use of language, Writer's world, A.B. Facey.

Cite as: Indyk, Ivor. ‘A.B. Facey’s Australian Autobiography.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 13, no. 1, 1987, doi: 10.20314/als.185bace837.