Patrick White





Patrick White


Born
in Knightsbridge, London, England, The United Kingdom
May 28, 1912

Died
September 30, 1990

Influences
Sidney Nolan


Patrick Victor Martindale White was an Australian author widely regarded as one of the major English-language novelists of the 20th century. From 1935 until death, he published twelve novels, two short story collections, eight plays, and non-fiction. His fiction freely employs shifting narrative vantages and the stream of consciousness technique. In 1973, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature "for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature."

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