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Letters from Christina Stead to Michael Wilding, 1970-1978 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4498133
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stead, Christina, 1902-1983
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1970-1978] 
0.03 m. (1 packet) 
Summary

26 letters written by Christina Stead to the writer, publisher and academic Michael Wilding. Also included are a copy of a letter from Stead to the Literature Board of the Australia Council, and a copy of a letter from the publisher Richard Walsh of Angus & Robertson to Stead's Australian agent Tim Curnow (Curtis Brown) concerning misunderstandings in the negotiation of film rights for an adaptation of Stead's For Love Alone.

Biography/History

Author Christina Stead was born and educated in Australia, but spent most of her life abroad. Her most well known work is 'The man who loved children', published in 1940. In 1974 she returned to Australia, making it her home for the first time since 1928.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 10080.

Index/Finding Aid Note Donor's box list available. 
Subjects Stead, Christina, 1902-1983 -- Correspondence.  |  Wilding, Michael, 1942- -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1970-1978 
Occupation Authors.

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