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Suburbs of the Sacred: Transforming Australian Beliefs and Values

by Humphrey McQueen

Suburbs of the Sacred is about art, mythmaking and history. It is also about a Bondi boy who goes to art school, lives in Europe, marries, has children, wins prizes. Moreover, it is about how everyday life can become infused with the sacred. McQueen draws on the work of artist Keith Looby but also of novelists, playwrights, poets and other painters to explore the sources of creativity and style in modern Australia.

  • Year of Publication: 1988
  • Genre: Non-Fiction
  • Audience: Adult