Modjeska, Drusilla (1946-)

Field of activity
Author; Editor; Academic
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36126039
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-615408

Biographies

Writer Drusilla Modjeska has lived in Australia since 1971. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in history from the Australian National University and a PhD in history from the University of New South Wales. Many of Drusilla's published works have focused on the lives of women and have been in the form of both fiction and non-fiction. She has also taught in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the New South Wales Institute of Technology.

View the full record at Australian Women's Register

Related people and organisations

Australian Women's Register

Resources for Drusilla Modjeska

Selected resources (10)

Australian Women's Register

  1. Modjeska, Drusilla
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Eleanor Dark: Retrospective
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [Sydney]
    Series: IspartOf Refractory Girl
  3. The mountain
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [North Sydney, NSW]
    Published: Random House Australia
  4. Inner cities: Australian women's memory of place
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [Ringwood, VIC]
    Published: Penguin
  5. Exiles at home: Australian women writers 1925-1945
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [Sydney South, NSW]
    Published: HarperCollins Australia
  6. [Biographical cuttings on Drusilla Modjeska, author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    Series: National Library of Australia
    Bib ID 922210
  7. Papers of Drusilla Modjeska, 1959-2006 [manuscript]
    [7.2 m : 1959 - 2006]
    Series: National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    MS 8320 comprises correspondence, 1959-1987, including letters sent by Modjeska Drusilla's family (parents and sisters) and friends. Major correspondents are Charles Modjeska (her former husband), Klim Gollan, Tony Moniaty, David F. Pocock, Lyndall Hannaford, Deb Jordan, Marsha Rowe and Marlous Terweil. Drusilla's diaries and personal documents for 1948-1987 in the collection include school and marriage certificates, copies of job applications, diaries and notebooks. Also included are book reviews and talks, 1975-1991, from when Modjeska worked as a book reviewer for The Sydney morning herald, McPhee/Penguin and others, with typescripts and newspaper cuttings of some of the reviews. The series relating to her writings comprise drafts, typescripts, research notes and some correspondence relating to the following books: Women writers (1979), Exiles at home (1981), The poems of Lesbia Harford (1985), Inner cities (1989), Poppy (1990) and The orchard (1994) (23 boxes). The Acc00.054 instalment comprises further papers, 1987-1992 (7 boxes, 1 carton). The Acc07.045 instalment comprises diaries dating from 1992, material relating to Stravinsky's lunch, and other material (16 boxes).
    MS 8320
  8. Papers of Carole Deagan, 1973-1978 [manuscript]
    [3.2 m : 1973 - 1978]
    Series: National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    MS 7537 comprises diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, papers relating to Carole Deagan's work on women's issues and children's services, manuscripts of Deagan's unpublished works, various reviews and articles by Deagan, and radio scripts. Some of the correspondents are Arthur Barratta, Drusilla Modjeska, Pam Ledden, Narelle Carey, L. Davis, Rosemary Wighton, Pearlie McNeil and Eva Byrne (14 boxes, 2 map folios).
    MS 7537
  9. Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska [picture] / Virginia Wallace-Crabbe
    [1991]
    Series: Wallace-Crabbe, Virginia; National Library of Australia
    PIC P162 LOC Q91
  10. Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska [picture] / [Terry Milligan]
    [1999?]
    Series: Milligan, Terry; National Library of Australia
    PIC Box PIC/3630 #PIC/3630

Resources by Drusilla Modjeska (81)

  1. Timepieces / Drusilla Modjeska
    Modjeska, Drusilla, 1946-
    [ Book : 2002-2007 ]
    Possibly online
    At 72 libraries
    Timepieces / Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 78,107.602)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 78,107.602)

  2. Women writers between the wars / speakers: Drusilla Modjeska ... [et al.] ; arr. and produced by Julie-Anne Ford
    Modjeska, Drusilla, 1946-
    [ Sound : 1982 ]
    At Macquarie University
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,422.02)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,422.02)

  3. Modjeska's lunch conversation: Drusilla Modjeska and Daniel Thomas
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    Art Monthly Australia
    [ Article ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,770.605)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,770.605)

  4. Australian women writers in the 1930's [Interviewee], Drusilla Modjeska ; [Interviewed by Peter Fry and Robyn Ravlich]
    Modjeska, Drusilla, 1946-
    [ Sound : 1981 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,544.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 56,544.344)

  5. A handbook of rare vegetables. -Drusilla Modjeska writes about finding out about her late mother's life, through her letters and papers-
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    Meanjin (Melbourne)
    [ Article : 1987 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 53,209.508)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 53,209.508)

  6. The best Australian essays. edited by Drusilla Modjeska
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    At 47 libraries
    The best Australian essays. edited by Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,401.738)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,401.738)

  7. In the harsh light of day [The author's diagnosis of breast cancer]
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    Sydney Morning Herald. Good Weekend
    [ Article : 2013 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,889.152)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 50,889.152)

  8. The best Australian essays. edited by Drusilla Modjeska
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [ Book : 2007 ]
    At 40 libraries
    The best Australian essays. edited by Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,910.754)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,910.754)

  9. Ever Unforgiven: Drusilla Modjeska on Craig Sherborne's 'The Amateur Science of Love' [Book Review]
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    Monthly, The
    [ Article : 2011 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,656.129)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,656.129)

  10. A pear of paradoxes. -Review of Modjeska, Drusilla. The Orchard by Liam Davison and an interview with Drusilla Modjeska by Sorensen, Rosemary-
    Davison, Liam; Modjeska, Drusilla
    Australian Book Review
    [ Article : 1994 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,421.598)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,421.598)

More...

Resources about Drusilla Modjeska (12)

  1. [Biographical cuttings on Drusilla Modjeska, author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,087.484)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,087.484)

  2. Stravinsky's lunch by Drusilla Modjeska : notes / by Llewellyn Johns
    Johns, Llewellyn
    [ Government publication, Book : 2002 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80,044.094)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 80,044.094)

  3. Timepieces / Drusilla Modjeska
    Modjeska, Drusilla, 1946-
    [ Book : 2002-2007 ]
    Possibly online
    At 72 libraries
    Timepieces / Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 77,301.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 77,301.156)

  4. Discussion notes on Drusilla Modjeska's The orchard / Lynne Strahan
    Strahan, Lynne
    [ Book : 1996 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76,791.398)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 76,791.398)

  5. Discussion notes on Drusilla Modjeska's Poppy / Llewllyn Johns
    Johns, Llewellyn
    [ Book : 1994 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 74,562.023)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 74,562.023)

  6. Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska / Virginia Wallace-Crabbe
    Wallace-Crabbe, Virginia, 1941-
    [ Photograph : 1991 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska / Virginia Wallace-Crabbe
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73,736.758)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73,736.758)

  7. Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska [Terry Milligan]
    Milligan, Terry, 1941-
    [ Photograph : 1999 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Portrait of  Drusilla Modjeska [Terry Milligan]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,519.746)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,519.746)

  8. The informed imagination : the 2013 Seymour Biography lecture presented by Drusilla Modjeska at the National Library of Australia on 26 September 2013
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [ Sound : 2013 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    The informed imagination : the 2013 Seymour Biography lecture presented by Drusilla Modjeska at the National Library of Australia on 26 September 2013
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,499.543)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51,499.543)

  9. Papers of Drusilla Modjeska
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [ Unpublished : 1959-2006 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,916.543)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,916.543)

  10. Second half first : a memoir / Drusilla Modjeska
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [ Book, Audio book : 2015-2016 ]
    Possibly online
    At 119 libraries
    Second half first : a memoir / Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,637.094)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,637.094)

More...

No user comments for this person

Add a comment


Show comments and reviews from Amazon users

Possibly related

Digitised newspapers and more

Searching...

Minimise

Diaries, letters, archives

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

view all results

  1. Snapshots of websites, web pages and online publications about Australia and Australians collected since 1996.

    Search archived websites
    Search

Pictures, photos, objects

Searching...

Minimise

Books

Searching...

Minimise

Music, sound and video

Searching...

Minimise

People and organisations

Searching...

Minimise

Journals, articles and data sets

Searching...

Minimise

Maps

Searching...

Minimise

Lists

Searching...

Minimise

Government Gazettes

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

No results

Minimise
  1. Deagan, Carole (1939-1984)
    Writer; Feminist; Academic; Women's Advocate
    ... Carole Fay Deagan was involved in many women's and children's issues, particularly the matter of child ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34.401)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34.401)

  2. Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers
    ... Modjeska, Drusilla (1946 - ) ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.248)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 26.248)

  3. Adams, Glenda (1939-2007)
    Teacher; Novelist; Author
    ... Glenda Adams was a Sydney-born and educated novelist and short-story writer. She studied journalism at ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.508)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22.508)

Government Gazettes

No results

Minimise
  1. Elsie Women's Refuge collection, Gl ...
    Modjeska, Drusi ...
    [ Photograph : 1974 ]
    Elsie Women's Refuge collection, Glebe, 1974 / Drusilla Modjeska
  2. Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska / Vir ...
    Wallace-Crabbe, ...
    [ Photograph : 1991 ]
    Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska / Virginia Wallace-Crabbe
  3. Unemployed women's centre, New Sout ...
    Modjeska, Drusi ...
    [ Photograph : 1974 ]
  4. Four children play in the front yar ...
    Modjeska, Drusi ...
    [ Photograph : 1974 ]
  5. Six children play in the front yard ...
    Modjeska, Drusi ...
    [ Photograph : 1974 ]
    Six children play in the front yard of the Elsie Women's Refuge supervised by a woman, Glebe, 1974 / Drusilla Modjeska
  6. Portrait of Drusilla Modjeska [Ter ...
    Milligan, Terry ...
    [ Photograph : 1999 ]
    Portrait of  Drusilla Modjeska [Terry Milligan]
  1. Challenging notions of genre and truth POPPY. By Drusilla Modjeska. McPhee Gribble. 320pp. $16.99. Reviewer: SARA DOWSE.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 13 October 1990 p 18 Article Illustrated
    ... Challenging notions of genre and truth Drusilla Modjeska POPPY. By Drusilla Modjeska. Mc ... have to begin somewhere, and a summary, perhaps, is as good a way as any. The author, Drusilla Modjeska ... 1891 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,077.463)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,077.463)

  2. MAGAZINE: BOOKS A mother's past finds fresh voice Drusilla Modjeska's intense experience in writing and researching 'Poppy' has changed her life. Diana Giese reports.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Sunday 14 October 1990 p 27 Article Illustrated
    ... —M—gg— MAGAZINE; BOOKS BB——— A mother's past finds fresh voice Drusilla Modjeska's intense ... died in 1984, Drusilla Modjeska said to her: "I'm going to write a book about you." Her mother ... 1037 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,494.968)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,494.968)

  3. MAGAZINE: BOOKS Ways women see our century EXILES AT HOME: Australian Women Writers 1925-1945. By Drusilla Modjeska. HarperCollins Imprint. 283pp. $16.95. HEROINES: A Contemporary ...
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 26 October 1991 p 49 Article Illustrated
    ... Drusilla Modjeska. HarperCol lins Imprint. 283pp. $16.95. HEROINES: A Contemporary Anthology of Australian ... writing of Australian women published 50 years ago, "exiles at home" as Drusilla Modjeska paradoxically ... 995 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,278.954)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,278.954)

Maps

No results

Minimise
  1. Drusilla Modjeska : portrait sitter file
    Modjeska, Drusilla
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Portrait Gall
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,934.277)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,934.277)

  2. Discussion notes on Sisters edited by Drusilla Modjeska / Christina McCallum
    [ Book : 1997 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 918.855)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 918.855)

  3. Between literature and painting : verbal and visual languages of fictions of Janine Burke, Beverley Farmer and Drusilla Modjeska / Roberta Buffi
    Buffi, Roberta
    [ Thesis : 1998 ]
    At UWA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 780.373)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 780.373)

  4. Inner cities : Australian women's memory of place / edited by Drusilla Modjeska
    MODJESKA, Drisilla
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 56 libraries
    Inner cities : Australian women's memory of place / edited by Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 755.87)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 755.87)

  1. Drusilla Modjeska (1946-)
    Glover, BJ; Jo Malin
    [ Article : 2005 ]
    View online
    At UTS Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,575.343)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,575.343)

  2. Betty Roland talks to Drusilla Modjeska [Interview Transcript]
    [ Article : 1986 ]
    At AusStage
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 911.01)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 911.01)

  3. Review of The Mountain by Drusilla Modjeska
    Salavert, Jorge
    [ Article : 2013 ]
    View online
    At FlindersUni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 846.967)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 846.967)

  4. Drusilla Modjeska, ed. <i>Inner Cities</i>
    Mead, J
    [ Article : 1989 ]
    View online
    At Uni of Tas: Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 804.886)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 804.886)

  1. Second Half First: Drusilla Modjeska
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2015 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    Second Half First: Drusilla Modjeska
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,425.795)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,425.795)

  2. Maisie Drysdale interviewed by Drusilla Modjeska and Hilary McPhee
    Drysdale, Maisie, Lady, 1915-2001
    [ Sound : 1993 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Maisie Drysdale interviewed by Drusilla Modjeska and Hilary McPhee
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,400.452)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,400.452)

  3. Drusilla Modjeska and Susan Varga
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 1999 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,308.157)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,308.157)

  4. Margel Hinder interviewed by Drusilla Modjeska and Hillary McPhee
    Hinder, Margel, 1906-1995
    [ Sound : 1993 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 968.881)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 968.881)

  1. Drusilla Modjeska, 1993
    [ Unpublished : 1993 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,008.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,008.797)

  2. DRUSILLA MODJESKA, Australian author
    [ Unpublished : 1990 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 947.591)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 947.591)

  3. Literary manuscripts - 'Interview : Betty Roland talks to Drusilla Modjeska', 1985
    [ Unpublished : 1985 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 676.363)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 676.363)

  1. 2013 Miles Franklin short list
    2013 Miles Franklin short list
    Created by mweight [NLA], 10 items.

    The Miles Franklin short and long listed books for 2013

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.505)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.505)

  2. 281
    281
    Created by SarahStrat, 110 items.

    Trove worksheet1

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.044)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.044)

  3. Chat 10 Looks 3 reading list Episodes 1-60
    Chat 10 Looks 3 reading list Episodes 1-60
    Created by scotia, 293 items.

    from the podcast by Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb. For Episodes 61 onwards see
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=105316

    Keywords: C10L3
    Rating: r5/5
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.011)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.011)