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Papers, 1952-1980 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2167393
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Koch, C. J. (Christopher John), 1932-2013
 
Access Conditions Partially restricted. Not for loan. 
Description 1952-1980 
7 cm. (10 folders). 
Summary

The focus of the collection is the final typed draft of the Year of Living Dangerously, showing a considerable amount of amendment and correction, together with some related material and correspondence. The collection also contains some important literary correspondence, specially that written by Vivian Smith and Les Murray. There is a significant amount of letters by Roland Robinson and Ray Mathew, while other important correspondents are Douglas Stewart, Kenneth Slessor and John Thompson. Folder 1 also contains photographs of Koch, his brother Philip, Vivian Smith and others.

Partial contents The year of living dangerously / C. J. Koch. 
Biography/History

A Tasmanian-born novelist who began his career as a writer in 1950s, but obtained his real break-through with the novel The Year of Living Dangerously, sharing The Age Book of the Year Award and winning the National Book Council Award.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 6488.

Subjects Koch, C. J. - (Christopher John), - 1932-2013 - Archives.  |  Novelists, Australian - 20th century - Archives
Time Coverage 1952-1980 
Occupation Novelists

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