- 1990-2015. (Creation)
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Anthony J Hassall was Professor of English and later Pro-Vice-Chancellor at James Cook University of North Queensland in Townsville. He is general editor of the UQP Studies in Australian Literature series, and Executive Director of the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies.
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Peter Carey, author, was born on 7 May 1943 at Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. He was educated at Bacchus Marsh State School from 1948 to 1953, then boarded at Geelong Grammar from 1954 to 1960. Carey enrolled in organic chemistry and zoology at Monash University in 1961 but after a car crash that same year he ended his schooling and worked as an office clerk and executive assistant for a Melbourne advertising agency. He wrote fiction at night and weekends and in 1974 was successful in getting his first work published. This was the short story collection The fat man in history. In 1980 he and Bani McSpedden opened McSpedden Carey Advertising. Carey sold his share of the business in 1990 and moved to New York. He has lived in Melbourne, London, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Yandina (Queensland), Bellingen (New South Wales) and New York. Carey has been awarded honorary degrees and has won numerous literary awards.
Previously titled as: Papers, 1993-2015.
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Two folders of correspondence relating to Hassall's publication Dancing on hot macadam : Peter Carey's fiction (UQP, 1994). One folder is correspondence with Carey's agent, Rogers, Coleridge & White including Deborah Rogers, 30 Mar 1993 to 10 Feb 1998. The other folder is correspondence between Hassall and Carey, 4 Sep 1990 to 30 Jul 2015.
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- Carey, Peter, 1943- (Subject)
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Revised, Linda Justo, 06-Jul-2020. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.