UQFL164-Series J-File 4
- 1992-1993. (Creation)
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Anthony J Hassall was Professor of English and later Pro-Vice-Chancellor at James Cook University of North Queensland in Townsville. He is general editor of the UQP Studies in Australian Literature series, and Executive Director of the Foundation for Australian Literary Studies.
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Peter Carey, author, was born on 7 May 1943 at Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. He was educated at Bacchus Marsh State School from 1948 to 1953, then boarded at Geelong Grammar from 1954 to 1960. Carey enrolled in organic chemistry and zoology at Monash University in 1961 but after a car crash that same year he ended his schooling and worked as an office clerk and executive assistant for a Melbourne advertising agency. He wrote fiction at night and weekends and in 1974 was successful in getting his first work published. This was the short story collection The fat man in history. In 1980 he and Bani McSpedden opened McSpedden Carey Advertising. Carey sold his share of the business in 1990 and moved to New York. He has lived in Melbourne, London, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Yandina (Queensland), Bellingen (New South Wales) and New York. Carey has been awarded honorary degrees and has won numerous literary awards.
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Incomplete drafts sent to Peter Carey by Anthony (Tony) Hassall, corresondence and faxes between the two, and copies Carey's chronology for the book.
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Folder 10: Correspondence and copies of faxes between Carey and Hassall, including Carey's chronology.
Folder 11: Draft for Chapter two with letter from Hassall, dated 10 Mar 1993, on James Cook University of North Queensland.
Folder 12: Draft for Chapters, 2, 3, 4, and 5 with letter from Hassall, dated 29 Apr 1993, on James Cook University of North Queensland.
Folder 13: Draft for Chapter 6, with letter from Hassall, dated 26 May 1993, on James Cook University of North Queensland.
Folder 14: Draft, with letter from Hassall, dated 18 Jun 1993, on James Cook University of North Queensland.
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Box 52 Folders 10-14.
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Created, Linda Justo, 02-Jul-2020.