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Letters and typescript of Christina Stead, 1969-1970 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4514132
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stead, Christina, 1902-1983
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1969-1970] 
0.03 m. (1 folder) 
Summary

Typescript of Part I, Chapter 2 of, I'm dying laughing by Christina Stead ; 12 letters from Christina Stead to Rosemary Hibbert written between 7 April 1969 and 26 January 1970. Hibbert was employed to type Stead's literary manuscripts. Though the subject matter of the correspondence is primarily business-related, it also ranges to other aspects of Stead's work.

Biography/History

Author Christina Stead was born and educated in Australia, but spent most of her life abroad. Her acknowledged masterpiece is, The man who loved children, published in 1940. Despite critical acclaim she did not win a more general following in Australia until the mid-1960s. In 1974 Stead returned to Australia, making it her home for the first time since 1928.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc08/­192.

Related Material Christina Stead interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 1/398. 
Subjects Stead, Christina, - 1902-1983 - Archives.  |  Authors, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Novelists, Australian - 20th century - Archives.  |  Australian literature - Women authors.
Time Coverage 1969-1970 
Occupation Authors.  |  Novelists.
Terms of Use Copying of Christina Stead's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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