Subseries Subseries 3 - Correspondence from Judith Rodriguez

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UQFL163-Series H-Subseries 3

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Correspondence from Judith Rodriguez

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  • 1974-2016 (Creation)
  • 1964 (Creation)

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130 letters

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(1936-2018)

Biographical history

Judith Catherine Green born on 13 February 1936 in Perth, Western Australia. She attended the Ascot State School, Brisbane Girls' Grammar School, gained an Open Scholarship to the Univeristy of Queensland where she obtained first class honours in English, received her Master of Arts from Cambridge Univeristy. She met her first husband, Fabio Rodriguez while ututoring at Kingston University, Jamaica. They married in 1964 and divorced in 1981. In 1982 she married Thomas Shapcott. She has published numerous volumes of poetry, some illustrated by her own woodcuts. From 1979 to 1982 she was poetry editor for Meanjin and from 1988 to 1997 poetry editor with Penguin Australia. Judith Rodriguez has also co-written the play Poor Johanna with Robyn Archer and her libretto for the opera Lindy was performed at the Sydney Opera House in 2002. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Christopher Brennan Award and in 1994 received the Order of Australia for services to literature. Rodriguez died on 22 November 2018.

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Correspondence from Judith Rodriguez – 130 letters (1964; 1974 – 2016):
[File 1]: 1964; 1974 to 1978; incl. 10 Oct 1977, enclosing 24 ex libris printed by her for Malouf (21 letters)
[File 2]: 1980 to 1987 (46 letters)
[File 3]: 1988 to 2016 (63 letters)

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  • English

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Box 17 Folders 1-3.

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Created, Linda Justo, 19-Nov-2021.

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  • Box: UQFL163 Box 17