Subseries Subseries 8 - 'Contacts' [novel] (1964-1965) (unpublished)

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UQFL164-Series A-Subseries 8


'Contacts' [novel] (1964-1965) (unpublished)


  • 1964-1967. (Creation)

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2 items, 1 folder

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Two complete drafts, each 170 leaves, typescript and carbon typescript, in burgundy cardboard covers, Apr 1964 to May 1965. An extract from this unpublished novel 'Contacts' was published in Under Twenty-five: An Anthology, edited by Anne O'Donovan, Jayne Sanderson and Shane Porteous. Brisbane: Jacaranda Press, 1966. 34-36. The extract is a heavily edited version of leaves 99-117 of the drafts in this subseries. Newspaper cuttings of reviews of this extract are also in this subseries.

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Box 34
Item 1: Typescript draft, 170 leaves, bound with burgundy cardboard covers, Apr 1964 to May 1965.
Item 2: Carbon typescript draft, 170 leaves, bound with burgundy cardboard covers, Apr 1964 to May 1965. Previously housed in an oiled paper envelope (discarded) labelled: 'Final draft of "Contacts". Not to be opened'.
Folder 1: Newspaper cuttings of reviews of published extract, 1966-1967.

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Box 34 Items 1-2, Folder 1.

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Created, Linda Justo, 25-Jun-2020




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  • Box: UQFL164 Box 34