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Author: Suzanne Falkiner.
Publisher: Crawley : Uwa Publishing.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Randolph Stow was one of the great Australian writers of his generation. His novel To the Islands -- written in his early twenties after living on a remote Aboriginal mission -- won the Miles Franklin Award for 1958. In later life, after publishing seven remarkable novels and several collections of poetry, Stow's literary output slowed. This biography examines the productive period as well as his long periods of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Randolph Stow; Randolph Stow
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Falkiner.
ISBN: 1742588336 9781742588339
OCLC Number: 1110229129
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 The 'Monstruous Regiment of Women'; 2 The Old Stories; 3 Geraldton Schooldays 1943-1949; 4 'Christianity and stale bread': Guildford Grammar School 1950-1952; 5 St George's College 1953; 6 St George's College 1954-1955; 7 St George's College 1956; 8 Forrest River Mission 1957; 9 Adelaide University, August 1957; 10 St Paul's College, University of Sydney, 1958; 11 'My mare turns back her ears', Geraldton 1958-1959; 12 Port Moresby, March 1959; 13 At Omarakana, May 1959; 14 Troppo Troppo; 15 Perth to Hadleigh, 1960-1961; 16 Perth 1961 17 Leeds 196218 'Western Wind': Scourie, Scotland 1962-1963; 19 'Simplicities of Summer': Malta, March 1963; 20 Perth 1963-1964; 21 New York to New Mexico, August 1964 to May 1965; 22 Maine to Alaska 1965; 23 Perth 1966; 24 12 Bryanston Street, London, and Leeds 1966-1969; 25 Fishpond Cottage; Canada, May 1969-1971; 26 Fishpond Cottage; Lédenon, Languedoc, 1972-1973; 27 Adelaide and Sydney, 1974; 28 Dairy Farm Cottage, 1975-1979; 29 Dairy Farm Cottage, March 1979-1980; 30 Old Harwich, March 1981-1984; 31 Harwich 1985-1989; 32 Harwich 1990-2010; 33 Wrabness, 9 June 2010; A Note; Notes

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Randolph Stow was one of the great Australian writers of his generation. His novel To the Islands -- written in his early twenties after living on a remote Aboriginal mission -- won the Miles Franklin Award for 1958. In later life, after publishing seven remarkable novels and several collections of poetry, Stow's literary output slowed. This biography examines the productive period as well as his long periods of publishing silence.In Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow, Suzanne Falkiner unravels the reasons behind Randolph Stow's quiet retreat from Australia and the wider literary world. Meticulousl.

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