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’s Story boasts one of the great opening lines in the history of the novel “But old Mrs Goodman did die at last” Following her domineering mother’s timely demise Theodora Goodman The Aunt's Story Patrick White Numilogcom eBook The Aunt's Story Patrick White br With the death of her mother middle aged Theodora Goodman contemplates the desert of her life Freed from the trammels of convention she leaves Australia for a European tour and becomes involved with the residents of a small French hotel But creating other people's lives even in love and pity can lead to madnesslt;br gt;Her ability to The Aunt's Story Patrick White Complete Review The Aunt's Story is Theodora Goodman's story The novel begins with the death of her mother finally freeing Theodora who had long been caring for her Theodora's life contrasts with that of her sister Fanny who is married and has some children All Theodora has managed is to be a spinst. the aunt s story rejects any holistic understanding if one comes at it searching for one the book will fall apart theodora is searching and falls apart but it is in the falling apart that she reaches a sort of understanding everything is fragments there are innumerable fragments of truth that do not synthesise into a whole often time they contradict each other but they are still true in many ways that is how you know they are true whitman saysDo I contradict myselfVery well then I contradict myselfI am large I contain multitudesit is very hard to write about patrick white especially the aunt s story white does not trust language he rejects its claims to precision outright if we are to uncover a truth it

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At do not synthesise into a whole often time they contradict each other but they are still true in many ways that is how you The Aunt's Story Wikipedia The Aunt's Story is the third published novel by the Australian novelist and Nobel Prize winner Patrick White It tells the story of Theodora Goodman a lonely middle aged woman who travels to France after the death of her mother and then to America where she experiences what is either a gradual mental breakdown or an epiphanic revelation The Aunt's Story | White Patrick | download The Aunt's Story White Patrick Catgories Fiction Langue english Fichier EPUB KB Envoyer au Kindle ou au courriel Veuillez vous connecter d'abord votre compte; Avez vous besoin d'aide? Veuillez lire nos instructions concernant l'envoi d'un livre au Kindle Sauvegarder pour plus tard Cela peut vous intresser Powered by RecMe Most freuently terms theodora mrs The Aunt's Story Summary eNotescom The Aunt. When I first tried to read Patrick White at the age of 19 I simply could not relate to the language the precision of the writing and most of all the concepts explored Now at the age of 38 I have ventured back by reading this book It was a delight to read the character development of Theodora Goodman over a period of time is incredibly rich and layered What I found interesting was what she felt as a younger woman the feeling of not fitting in the deep set inner knowledge that she would always be the aunt Early on she states this thing a spinster she sometimes mused considering her set mouth this thing a spinster which becomes that institution of an aunt She contemplates a feeling that I suspect many in


10 thoughts on “The Aunt's Story

  1. says:

    what did I just read? I actually don't understand what happened to her did she die? did she go mad? did she even exist? what the fuck

  2. says:

    It's criminal that this book is out of print Plus a serious bummer as I would love to add it to my Experimental Lit class White's third novel is a tour de force filled with indelible writing that stays with you As White's biographer David Marr notes White wrote a difficult book and kew it even though the reluctance of many readers to follow

  3. says:

    I've never read a Patrick White novel that I liked after the first read Nevertheless White is one of my favourite writers I originally gave this book two stars totally disappointed I couldn't believe I'd just read

  4. says:

    When I first tried to read Patrick White at the age of 19 I simply could not relate to the language the precision of the writing and most of all the concepts explored Now at the age of 38 I have ventured back by reading this book It was a delight to read the character development of Theodora Goodman over a period of time is incredibly rich and layered What I found interesting was what she felt as a younger woman the fee

  5. says:

    But on a morning the colour of zinc old Mrs Goodman diedPatrick White's novel The Eye of the Storm which I read over 40 years ago is one of the books I love the most one that touched me in the strongest way possible and made me realize that great literature is the apex of all arts encompassing both beauty and truth Of course I need to re read it but the 600 page volume intimidates me So instead I decided for now to read shorter works by Mr

  6. says:

    Abandon ship before you sinkTheodora Goodman grows up in the Australian bush on a station Americanranch but her

  7. says:

    It would be easy to say that this was about a daughter who lives in the shadow of her pretty sister ends up looking after their mot

  8. says:

    the aunt's story rejects any holistic understanding if one comes at it searching for one the book will fall apart theodora is searching and falls apart but it is in the falling apart that she reaches a sort of understanding everything is fragments there are innumerable fragments of truth that do not synthesise into a whole often time they contradict each other but they are still true in many ways that is how you know they are true whitman

  9. says:

    A very odd little book as if Henry James and D H Lawrence had collaborated on a miniature Magic Mountain then given it an Australian bildungsroman opening section for no very obvious reason Does that appeal to a

  10. says:

    I really loved this book but it's not a one read book It will take another read in a few years for me to understand it all The thing I loved most is how White drops little bombs of diamonds along the way He expects us as readers to keep up with him and even though I am uite a good reader I had some troubled spots But he

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