Item F2311 - [Words and music] / collectively the work of Brisbane Realist Writers.

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F2311

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[Words and music] / collectively the work of Brisbane Realist Writers.

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  • [19--] (Creation)

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2 leaves ; 30 cm.

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(1915-1985)

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John Manifold, poet, was born in Melbourne and educated at Geelong Church of England Grammar School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he became a member of the Communist Party. During the Second World War, he served in the British Army's Intelligence Corps in Africa and Western Europe. After the war he moved back to London before returning to Australia in 1949, settling in Wynnum, Brisbane. Manifold established the Realist Writers group in 1950, and was involved in a number of communist-associated groups, including the Communist Arts Group. As well as publishing poetry, he wrote non-fiction on various themes, notably Australian bush ballads which he collected and was particularly interested in.

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Previously part of : Dot Rass collection file.

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Contents : 'Slim's round', words J. Slim Stuart, setting J.S.M.; 'Post mortem', words Francis Adams, setting J.S.M. ;'Crime does not pay', words and music J.S.M.

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  • English

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Handwritten.

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Migrated

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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