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A.D. Hope was born in Cooma in 1907, the son of a Presbyterian minister. After a period working as a schoolteacher and lecturer, he became professor of English at Canberra University College, later part of the ANU, and taught there until 1967, when he became professor emeritus. He first came to public attention in the 1940s as a controversial literary critic, although he had been publishing poetry since the 1930s. His first collection of poems, The Wandering Islands, was not published until 1955, possibly because of its erotic content, but by then his reputation was assured. His second volume of poetry, Collected Poems 1930-1965, was published in 1966 and expanded in 1972. His later poems appeared in The Age of Reason (1985) and Orpheus (1991). He died in 2000 in Canberra

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by Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000
Sydney [N.S.W.] : Angus and Robertson, 1975, c1973
by Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000
Sydney : University of Sydney Library, Scholarly Electronic Text and Image Service, 2002
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by Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000
[Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1967
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by Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000
Pymble, NSW, Australia : Angus & Robertson, 1992
by Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000
Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin House of Books, 2012 , ©2012
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