Dark, Eleanor

Dark, Eleanor

 

Born Aug. 26, 1901, in Sydney. Australian writer.

Dark made her literary debut in the 1930’s. Her works include the psychological novels Slow Dawning (1932), Prelude to Christopher (1933), Return to Coolami (1935), and Sun Across the Sky (1937) and its sequel, Waterway (1938). characterized by plots based on the theme of unsuccessful marriage. In her historical novels. Timeless Land (1941), Storm of Time (1948), and No Barrier (1953). the author condemns the cruelty of the British colonial regime.

REFERENCES

Miller, E. M. Australian Literature: A Bibliography. London, 1956.
Green, H. A History of Australian Literature, vol. 2. Sydney, 1961.
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Dark, Eleanor. [Patricia O'Rane.] "Benevolence," Triad, 1 July 1926, 4,6.
Eric Dark, Eleanor's GP husband, published as a medical social reformer, including a well received book called Medicine and the Social Order in 1942, while his politics became more and more socialist under pressure from the depression (and also from his wife, perhaps, as Brooks and Clark hint (15).