- 1973 (Creation)
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9 pages ; 26 cm.
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Rodney Hall was born on 18 November 1935 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England. Came to Australia after the Second World War, studied at the University of Queensland. Australian writer, book and film reviewer, actor, editor. Winner of the Miles Franklin Award. Appointed Member of Order of Australia in 1990.
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Typescript, with handwritten additions. Working draft of the novel The ship on the coin ( 'The New Cleopatra'), published in 1972 by University of Queensland Press. Accompanied by a covering letter to the Fryer Librarian, dated 19 Feb 1973. Also included is the first sketch for a poem, later published in The Autobiography of a Gorgon.
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Hall, R. (1968). The autobiography of a gorgon: and other poems. Melbourne; Canberra etc.: Cheshire.
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Revised, Linda Justo, 31-Jan-2022. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.