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Manifold, J. S. (John Streeter), 1915-1985
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- Manifold, John, 1915-1985
- Manifold, John Streeter, 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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US DLC 84092644; AU NLA 36188345
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Revised, FF, 11-Jun-2020
William Hatherell (2012). 'Manifold, John Streeter (1915-1985)' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, accessed online 11-Jun-2020.
Author entry, AustLit, accessed online 11-Jun-2020.
Revised with other forms of name, updated history, authority record identifiers and sources, FF, 11-Jun-2020.