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Rosalie Ham: *The Dressmaker*

Session Info:

Studying themes in The Dressmaker preparing for your SAC or exam, the writing process and publishing a novel.


Why and how I wrote The Dressmaker. The resonance of themes and ideas about tolerance and morality in The Dressmaker. The binaries in small communities. Prejudice, intolerance, duality in truth and the positive aspects of gossip. Haute Couture in post-war, 1950s rural Australia. The writing process.

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