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Killer Kramer

Dame Leonie a Woman for All Seasons

Damien Freeman



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01 April 2022
This is the first biography of Dame Leonie Kramer, who held the Chair of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney from 1968 to 1989 and was dubbed 'Killer Kramer' by Nobel laureate and nemesis, Patrick White.

Dame Leonie was the first woman to be a professor at Sydney University and the first to serve as its chancellor and as the ABC's chairman.

She exerted a formidable influence in Australia's cultural, intellectual, and public life for over half a century, during which time she liked to think of herself as a radical conservative.

Damien Freeman is the principal policy advisor at the PM Glynn Institute, Australian Catholic University, and General Editor of the Kapunda Press. His books include Roddy's Folly: R. P. Meagher QC - art lover and lawyer and Abbott's Right: the conservative tradition from Menzies to Abbott.
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 6mm
Weight:   122g
ISBN:   9781922449917
ISBN 10:   1922449911
Series:   Australian Biographical
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Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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