Friday, May 17, 2013

The Tree of Man(1955) 1. Character of Stan Parker

Discuss the thematic concerns of Patrick White in ‘The Tree of Man’ Or Evaluated The Tree of Man as a typical Commonwealth Text. Or Draw a character – sketch of Stan Parker
                        Patrick Victor Martindale White (28 May 1912 – 30 September 1990), was an Australian author who is widely regarded as one of the most important English-language novelists of the 20th century. From 1935 until his death, he published 12 novels, two short-story collections and eight plays. White's fiction employs humour, florid prose, shifting narrative vantage points and a stream of consciousness technique. In 1973, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the only Australian to have been awarded the prize.       Critics who have asserted Patrick Victor Martindale (1912-1990) greatness,
“An unmistakably major writer”, 
“Tower over most other living novelists”, 
“The hardly of Australia”,
“Potentiality of greater than any other living novelist.”