RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 45
Extent1 file
TitleChris Wallace-Crabbe literary papers
DescriptionThe folder contains a number of draft poems and typed poems, plus part of a corrected proof of 'Six Voices: contemporary Australian poets' for publication, postcards, programmes, etc. Apart from the forty plus draft poems which make up the bulk of the folder, and notes towards 'Six Voices', the collection is largely miscellaneous.
Admin HistoryChris Wallace-Crabbe (b 1934), poet and Professor of English Literature at the University of Melbourne, was the son of a journalist and a pianist, and grew up with a family tradition of military-bohemian Scots. On leaving school, he worked at such jobs as cadet metallurgist and electrical trade journalist before finding his metier as poet and as a university teacher. He lived in Exeter and taught on the Commonwealth Arts course at the University in the early seventies, and has also lived in the United States and Italy, as well as Melbourne. He has published fifteen books of poetry, plus prose works, art criticism and varied anthologies.
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Creator_NameCrabbe; Chris Wallace- (b 1934); poet
Mgt_GroupLiterary papers
DS/UK/51Crabbe; Christopher Keith Wallace- (1934 -); poet1934 -
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