Item F1109 - Asian poems

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Asian poems


  • 1973-1974. (Creation)

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1 folder ; 34 cm.

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David Rowbotham was born in Toowoomba, Queensland, served in the RAAF in the Second World War, studied at the University of Sydney and The University of Queensland, worked as a journalist, broadcaster and academic and as literary and theatre critic for The Courier Mail from 1969-1979 and from 1980-1987 as its Literary Editor. His 22 books include verse, short stories and a novel. Major awards received include the Xavier Society Award and Grace Leven Prize for Poetry in 1964; recognition by the Australia Council as an Emeritus Fellow of Literature in 1988; and the Order of Australia (AM) in 1991 "for services to literature and journalism".

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Rough drafts, ms and typescript versions with ms emendations of 12 poems.

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  • English

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Signed note: For Fryer Library. These rough drafts of my "Asian poems" ... given in memory of Gunther Bonnin, Brisbane March 25, 1975.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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