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Papers of Nicholas Jose, 1979-1996 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1884592
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Jose, Nicholas, 1952-
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1979-1996] 
2.94 m. (21 boxes) + 2 folio items. 
Summary

The collection documents Jose's career as a writer. It includes drafts, correspondence, cuttings and reviews for The Possession of Amber (1980), Ideas of the Restoration in english literature, 1660-71 (1984), Rowena's field (1984), Feathers or lead (1986), Paper nautilus (1987), Avenue of eternal peace (1989), Rabbit in the moon (a play, 1992), Dead city (a play, 1994), Wives of Kwong (television drama, 1994-95), The rose crossing (1994), The finish line (1994), the Chinese whispers, cultural essays (1995) and the ESL study guide (ca. 1995). The correspondents include Rosemary Creswell, Janet Parfenovics, Paula Latos-Valier, Ron Radford, John McPhee, Dinah Dysart, Yang Wen-i, Johnson Chang, George Papaellinas, Kate Jones, Neil Olson, Ian Templeman, University of Queensland Press and Penguin Australia. An addition of 2 boxes has been received.

Biography/History

Author. Jose lived and worked in various parts of Australia, England, Italy and China. He lectured in English at ANU and was Cultural Counsellor for the Australian Embassy in Beijing in 1987-1990. Jose's publications include short stories, novels and a book on English literature. See the Oxford campanion to Australian literature, 2nd ed. (pp. 418-419).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8714.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (11 p.) 
Subjects Jose, Nicholas, 1952- -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1979-1996 
Occupation Authors.
Also Titled

Paper nautilus

Possession of amber

Ideas of the restoration in English literature, 1660-71

Rowena's field

Feathers or lead

Avenue of eternal peace

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