Frank Moorhouse


Manifesto for the imagination

Frank explores the importance and fragility of the imagination and the dangers of heavy handed interventions. "Because of the Henson controversy, I decided I should sit down and look at the reasoning we use to defend the faculty of the artistic imagination: why is the...

Essay: The writer in a time of terror

In The writer in a time of terror - the first comprehensive review of the consequences of enforcing anti terror laws which restrict freedom of expression - Frank Moorhouse reveals a chilling portrait of a new authoritarianism.