Item F3162 - Letters and poems sent to Stephen Edgar, [195-]-1993

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Letters and poems sent to Stephen Edgar, [195-]-1993


  • [195-]-1993. (Creation)

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75 items ; 33 cm. and smaller.

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Gwen Harwood is one of Australia's best-known poets. She was born in Brisbane in 1920 and lived there until her marriage in 1945, when she moved to Hobart, Tasmania. Harwood's poetry and critical writing appeared regularly in Australian literary journals from the 1960s. She published eight books of poetry. In 1989 she was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for services to literature. She died in 1995.

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Series A: Letters and cards 1977-1993.
Series B: Poetry.

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  • English

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Letters, cards, poems (holograph and typescript)

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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