Penny Russell

White Savages? Sketches of Colonial Manners

2017-05-10T17:54:36+10:00March 17th, 2011|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Associate Professor and author Penny Russell is fascinated by snobs and social climbers, scandals large and small, and the mysterious ways people lived, loved and learned in times past. Firmly wedded to the nineteenth century, Russell avidly pursues the “small talk” of history in Australia and England, finding within private writing and the intimacies of [...]