Item F1112 - Letter, 1976 April 2 : Redcliffe, Qld. to Cecil Hadgraft

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Letter, 1976 April 2 : Redcliffe, Qld. to Cecil Hadgraft


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3 l. ; 23 cm.

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James Devaney was born in Bendigo, Victoria, in 1890. In 1921 he moved permanently to Queensland to a career of full-time writing and journalism. From 1924 to 1943 he published a weekly column of nature notes for the Brisbane Courier-Mail under the pseudonym 'Fabian'. He also wrote a regular 'Literary Section' for the Catholic Leader. Devaney was president of the Queensland Authors' and Artists' Association (later the FAW).

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Cecil Hadgraft was a senior lecturer and reader in the English Department at the University of Queensland. He was a prominent Australian literary critic and historian.

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Holograph letter to Cecil Hadgraft giving some biographical details of his early life.

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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