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Kathryn Purnell interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 1677018
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Purnell, Kathryn, 1911-2006, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1977 Dec. 15 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 34 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 1057

Summary

Purnell speaks of her background ; travelling and living overseas with her husband ; her experience of Egypt ; she relates her writing experiences and explains her method of work. Purnell reads the poems: "Daughter" and "Cressida".

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Digital master available National Library of Australia

Related Material Portrait of Kathryn Purnell taken during an oral history interview at the 42nd International P.E.N. Congress, 15 December 1977; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC P1544/31A Album 900a LOC Cold Store PIC DE BERG 
Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (11 p.) 
Subjects Purnell, Kathryn, 1911-2006 -- Interviews.  |  Poetry -- Readings.  |  Women poets, Australian -- Interviews.  |  Poetry -- Readings.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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