Subseries Subseries 15 - Ransom [Novel] (2009)

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UQFL163-Series A-Subseries 15


Ransom [Novel] (2009)


  • 2006?-2009? (Creation)

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13 folders

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Ransom retells the story of the Iliad from books 22 to 24. This subseries has manuscript and typescript drafts, with handwritten emendations. By close textual comparison (including with the published novel), these versions have been put into the order in which they were likely produced.

Literary awards and nominations include:
2010 winner International Awards — John D. Criticos Prize. Awarded to David Malouf for his novel Ransom.
2010 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards — Fiction - for Ransom.
2010 Australian Literature Society Gold Medal ... presented to David Malouf for his novel Ransom.
2010 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards — Christina Stead Prize for Fiction - for Ransom.
2011 shortlisted International Awards — International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award - for Ransom.

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Copyright applies.

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  • English

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Box 8 Folders 2-6 , Box 9.

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Created, Linda Justo, 9-Nov-2021.




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  • Box: UQFL163 Box 8
  • Box: UQFL163 Box 9