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Proceedings of the Australian American Symposium of the Australian Society of Authors held on March 26-27 1976 [sound recording]
Bib ID 310505
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Australian Society of Authors. Australian American Symposium, (1976)
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1976 Mar 
9 sound tape reels (ca. 780 hrs.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips., half track, mono. ; 7 in. 

TAPES 1-2. Session 1 - The Magazine / Dr Clement Semmler (chairman), Robie Macauley (visiting American speaker), Panel members: G.A. Wilkes, Julie-Anne Ford and Michael Wilding. -- TAPE 3. Session 2 - The Theatre / chairman, John Appleton (chairman), Irvin S. Bauer (visiting American speaker), Panel members: Tony Morphett, Ron Blair, Sylvia Lawson and David Williamson. -- TAPE 4. Session 3 / John Douglas Pringle (chairman), Scott Momaday, Indian poet and Pulitzer Prize Winner (visiting American speaker). -- TAPES 5-6. Session 4 - Stories for Young People / Leslie Rees (chairman), Spencer Shaw (visiting American speaker), Panel members: Lilith Norman, Ivan Southall, John Kiddell and Barbara Ker-Wilson. -- TAPE 7. Session 5 - Poetry / Nancy Keesing (chairman), Robert Creeley (visiting American speaker), Panel members: A.D. Hope, Dorothy Porter, Robert Adamson. There is also an interjection by Richard Connolly near the end of this tape.

TAPES 8-9. Session 6 - The Novel / Allan Ashbolt (chairman), James A. Michener (visiting American speaker), Panel members: Thea Astley, Frank Moorhouse, Craig McGregor.


Recorded by Hazel de Berg.

Recorded on March 26-27, 1976.

Digital master available National Library of Australia ;

Subjects Australian Society of Authors -- Congresses.
Other authors/contributors Williamson, David  |  Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997  |  Creeley, Robert, 1926-  |  Southall, Ivan, 1921-2008  |  Keesing, Nancy, 1923-1993  |  Hope, A. D. (Alec Derwent), 1907-2000  |  Moorhouse, Frank, 1938-  |  Robinson, David  |  Wilkes, G. A. (Gerald Alfred), 1927-  |  Rees, Leslie, 1905-2000  |  Norman, Lilith, 1927-2017  |  Wilding, Michael, 1942-  |  Astley, Thea, 1925-2004  |  Lawson, Sylvia, 1932-2017  |  Kiddell, John  |  Semmler, Clement, 1914-2000  |  McGregor, Craig, 1933-  |  Ashbolt, Allan, 1921-  |  Pringle, John Douglas, 1912-1999  |  De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984  |  Ker Wilson, Barbara, 1929-  |  Macauley, Robie  |  Ford, Julie-Anne  |  Appleton, John  |  Bauer, Irvin S  |  Morphett, Tony  |  Blair, Ron  |  Momaday, Scott  |  Shaw, Spencer  |  Porter, Dorothy Featherstone, 1954-2008  |  Adamson, Robert, 1943-


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