- [197-?]-1995. (Creation)
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Janette Turner Hospital was born in Melbourne 12 November 1942. She was educated in Brisbane graduating BA from the University of Queensland in 1966,and MA from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, 1973. She has fulfilled many teaching appointments in Canada, the USA and Australia. Her career as a writer has led to many awards, most notably The Seal Award for "The Ivory Swing" Canada 1982. She has written novels, short stories, contributed to magazines in Canada, the USA, UK and Australia and is represented in many Australian and overseas collections. Her crime thriller "A Very Proper Death", was written under the pseudonym Alex Juniper.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, [197-?]-2007
Collection alternatively titled as: Janette Turner Hospital Collection.
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Papers relating to 'The ivory swing, 'Charades', 'The last magician', 'Isobars', 'Borderline', 'The tiger in the tiger pit', 'Dislocations', 'Oyster', 'A very proper death', 'Collected stories 1970-1995' and ‘Orpheus lost’. Drafts, proofs, correspondence, reviews, articles, notes. Books inscribed to Janette Turner Hospital.
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Mostly Unrestricted access. Closed access : Box 6 (family correspondence in Folders 3, 5, 6), Box 25 (correspondence with Chris Wallace-Crabbe), Box 26 (correspondence with John Hanrahan).
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'Guide to the Papers of Janette Turner Hospital, The University of Queensland Library, Fryer Library'. (2001). Guide to Australian literary manuscripts. University of Western Australia Library & Australian Literary Manuscript Collections Project.
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- Hospital, Janette Turner, 1942- (Subject)
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.