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Correspondence between Christina Stead and Jim Hamilton, 1972-1979
Bib ID 7052898
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Hamilton, Jim, 1939-1993
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1972 and 1979] 
0.06 m (2 folders) 
Summary

The collection comprises letters that cover discussions of literary and business matters, as well as personal and social reflections.

Biography/History

Jim Hamilton. Honorary Secretary, Fellowship of Australian Writers (Victorian Branch) (1967-1977). President, Fellowship of Australian Writers (Victorian Branch) (1977-1993).

Christina Stead. Novelist and short-story writer. Christina Ellen Stead was born and educated in Australia, but spent most of her life abroad. During the 1930s she began to have novels published, with her acknowledged masterpiece, The man who loved children, being released in 1940. Despite critical acclaim she did not win a more general following until the mid-1960s. In 1974, Stead returned to Australia, making it her home for the first time since 1928.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10231.

Subjects Hamilton, Jim, 1936-1993 -- Correspondence.  |  Stead, Christina, 1902-1983 -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1972-1979 
Other authors/contributors Stead, Christina, 1902-1983
Terms of Use Copying of Jim Hamilton's copyright material is permitted for research purposes. 

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