Collection UQFL390 - John Birmingham Papers

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John Birmingham Papers


  • 1996-2003 (Creation)

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2 boxes.

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Biographical history

John Birmingham was born in 1964 in Liverpool, England. He grew up and was educated in Ipswich, Queensland. He free-lanced as a journalist for ten years taking feature commissions from a wide variety of magazines such as Playboy, and Rolling Stone and between writing books, he has continued to work as a full time columnist, blogger and essay writer.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1996-2003
Collection alternatively titled as: John Birmingham Collection.

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Drafts, correspondence and other papers relating to 'He died with a felafel in his hand', 'Off one's tits', 'Dopeland', and 'Weapons of choice'.

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Arranged into the following series :
A. 'He died with a felafel in his hand'.
B. 'Off one's tits'.
C. 'Dopeland'.
D. 'Weapons of choice'.
E. General correspondence and other papers.

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Unrestricted access

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  • English

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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