Series Series A - Literary manuscripts by David Malouf

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UQFL163-Series A


Literary manuscripts by David Malouf


  • 1956-2009 (Creation)

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76 folders

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Contains corrected manuscript and typescript drafts of Bicycle and Other Poems, Johnno, An Imaginary Life, Child's Play, Eustace, The Prowler, Fly Away Peter, Harland's Half Acre, Antipodes : Stories, 12 Edmonstone Street, The Great World, Remembering Babylon, The Conversations at Curlow Creek, Every Move You Make, and Ransom. Most of the typescript drafts have handwritten emendations, white-out corrections, and cut and past inserts (attached with sticky tape). These drafts give a good insight into how Malouf wrote and amended his works.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Boxes 1-9, Box 10 Folders 1-3.

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Created, Linda Justo, 25-Oct-2021.




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  • Box: UQFL163 Box 1
  • Box: UQFL163 Box 2
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  • Box: UQFL163 Box 10