Collection UQFL160 - Alan Wearne Papers

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Reference code

UQFL160

Title

Alan Wearne Papers

Date(s)

  • 1965-2016 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

42 boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

(1948-)

Biographical history

Born in Melbourne, Wearne emerged out of the Monash University poetry readings 1967-69. His published works reflect the new directions afforded by the New Poetry movement. Wearne's published works include "Public Relations" (1972), "New Devil, New Parish" (1976). In 1986 Wearne published his much acclaimed "The Nightmarkets" for which he won The NBC Banjo Award and the Australian Literature Society's Gold Medal. Wearne has been the Meanjin Poetry Editor and continues to write. In 1997 he published "Kicking in Danger" and in 2001 the epic verse novel "The Lovemakers".

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1975-.
Collection alternatively titled as: Alan Wearne Collection.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Alan Wearne

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Correspondence, Literary manuscripts, Book reviews, Critical writing, Typescripts for Doctorate of Creative Writing, Publicity material and reviews of Wearne’s work, Biographical and Autobiographical material, Audio cassettes.
The literary manuscripts include "The Nightmarkets" and "The Lovemakers". The audio cassettes include an interview with Alan Wearne.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Arranged into 8 series.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright applies.

Language of material

  • English

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Note

Boxes 1 - 42

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Alma MMS ID

991005148059703131

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Status

Final

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, JH, 21-Feb-2020
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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