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Germaine Greer

The historian Stella Tillyard has just read the entire collected works of Germaine Greer. She finds that Greer has been remarkably consistent over the years, even in her many inconsistencies.

By Stella Tillyard   April 1999

Getting ready to tackle the complete works of Germaine Greer, stacked in a formidable tower on the library desk, I pull my pen and paper hankies out of my bag and a small oblong of stiffish paper flutters to the cork floor. It is a sticker from the album Calciatori 1998-99. Dario Hubner and Francesco Marino stare out at me, dressed in the blue and white strip of Brescia football club (in Italy’s second division, Serie B). Dario, on my left, is grizzled and weather-beaten, with frown lines between his eye-brows like the ones my mother notes sadly that I…

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