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Papers of Antonio Casella, 1958-1994 [manuscript]
Bib ID 996512
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Casella, Antonio, 1944-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1958-1994] 
28 cm. (2 boxes) 
Summary

The papers contain: * a typescript of "Southfalia". * part of the original manuscript, and two typescript versions of "The sensualist". * a typescript of a draft novel "Father Father", 1994. * correspondence, 1980-94, principally relating to "The sensualist"; much of the correspondence is directed to Casella's agent Katya Public Relations. Other correspondents are Philip Adams, Umberto Eco, Gough Whitlam, and Veronica Brady. * biographical notes and personal documents, 1958-94. * newspaper reviews of "Southfalia" and "The sensualist". * a BA Hons dissertation on Style in "The aunt's story"', 1973. * three short stories that appeared in "The West Australian", 1992-94. * Essay on my background', ca. 1969. * copies of "Southfalia" and "The sensualist".

Biography/History

Writer. Antonio Casella came to Western Australia from Sicily in 1959, with no knowledge of English. He worked in an iron foundry, as a painter, and briefly at the Wittenoom mine before becoming a school-teacher. He has published "Southfalia: an allegorical satire" (1980) and "The sensualist" (1991).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4639.

Subjects Casella, Antonio, 1944- -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1958-1994 
Occupation Authors

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