The Nights Belong to the Novelist: the Imaginitive World of Elizabeth Jolley, Australian Writer

Australia, 1987

Film

This program is a warm, humorous and thoroughly engaging look at one of Australia’s prominent contemporary writers. Elizabeth Jolley discusses her writing, and talks about how she develops her characters and stories. The film utilises selected dramatised sequences throughout, to highlight the nuances and creativity of Jolley’s works.

Credits

director

Christina Wilcox

Language

English

Duration

00:48:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34579

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature

Literature → Authors

Literature → Authors - 20th century

Literature → Authors, Australian

Literature → Authorship

Literature → Creative writing

Literature → Creative writing, Fiction

Literature → Jolley, Elizabeth, 1923-

Literature → Literature

Literature → Women authors

People → Jolley, Elizabeth, 1923-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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