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Rodney Hall interviewed by Hazel de Berg for the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 635873
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Hall, Rodney, 1935-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1972 Jan. 7 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 72 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 562-563

Summary

Hall speaks of his youth in England ; his experience in the Australian Army in the military band section ; free-lance writing for the ABC (1971) ; writing poetry ; working as a youth officer for the Australian Council of the Arts ; the novels he wrote ; his method of writing. Hall reads the poems: "Country house", "Mrs Macintosh", "Heaven in a way", "The commandant explained ...".

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Digital master available National Library of Australia

Related Material Portrait of Rodney Hall taken during an oral history interview, 7 January 1972; Located at; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC P1544/1 Album 900a LOC Cold Store PIC DE BERG 
Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (28 p.) 
Subjects Hall, Rodney, 1935- -- Interviews.  |  Australian poetry.  |  Novelists, Australian -- Interviews.  |  Poets, Australian -- Interviews.  |  Poetry -- Readings.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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