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Dal Stivens interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2237132
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Stivens, Dal, 1911-1997, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1972 Dec. 6 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 135 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 643-644

Summary

Stivens, writer of novels and short stories, speaks of his painting output; his interest in texture; the beginnings of his writing career; learning about journalism; about censorship by publishers; the idea behind his novel "Jimmy Brockett"; the earlier methods of short story writing; Stivens speaks of his literary output in general; his reasons for writing; the poor conditions for Australian writers in the 1960's.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-220874581

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (43 p.) 
Subjects Stivens, Dal, 1911-1997 -- Interviews.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Novelists, Australian -- Interviews.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 1/643-644
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ORAL TRC 1/643-644 (transcript)
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