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Robert James Merritt interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 38624
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Merritt, Robert J. (Robert James), 1945-2011, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1977 Nov. 30 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 21 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 1042

Summary

Merritt speaks of his reasons for writing "The cake man", the first play by an Aboriginal playwright to be performed in Australia ; he also speaks of his youth and schooling in a white education system.

Notes

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (7 p.) 
Subjects Merritt, Robert J. (Robert James), 1945- -- Interviews.  |  Dramatists, Australian -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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