Christina Stead

Christina Stead (17 July 1902 – 31 March 1983) was an Australian novelist and short-story writer acclaimed for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations. She was born in Rockdale, New South Wales, and died in Sydney.

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    It is a rule of creative ability that it does nothing of any value, while it is possessed by this afflatus of vanity.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    Everyone likes the obscene; that is real life.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    Intuition is not infallible; it only seems to be the truth. It is a message which we may interpret wrongly.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    Every work of art should give utterance, or indicate, the awful blind strength and the cruelty of the creative impulse, that is why they must all have what are called errors, both of taste and style.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    It is most oppressive to be an aunt.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)