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Letter by Nettie Palmer to Peter Hopegood, 1946 May 12 [manuscript]
Bib ID 733868
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1946] 
1 item (4 leaves) 
Summary

MS 7101 comprises the autograph letter signed to Peter Hopegood written from Kew, Melbourne, 12 May, 1946. In it Palmer provides a general discussion of literature including Joseph Furphy's Such is life and Elyne Mitchell's Soil and civilization.

Biography/History

Writer, literary critic and socialist. Janet Gertrude (Nettie) Palmer, wife of Vance Palmer, was well-known as a poet, biographer, critic, commentator, historian, diarist, letter writer, editor and translator. She was the daughter of John and Kitty Higgins and a niece of the politician and judge, Henry Bournes Higgins. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/573431

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7101.

Subjects Palmer, Nettie, 1885-1964 -- Correspondence.  |  Hopegood, Peter, 1891-1967 -- Correspondence.  |  Furphy, Joseph, 1843-1912.  |  Mitchell, Elyne, 1913-2002.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Correspondence.  |  Australian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Time Coverage 1946 
Occupation Literary critics.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Nettie Palmer's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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