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Helen Garner interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection

Title
Helen Garner interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 1/1260
Description

Garner speaks of her childhood, growing up in a suburb of Geelong ; her Melbourne University years ; the influence of Glen Tomasetti on her writing career ; her introduction to unionism while teaching ; how she began writing her novel "Monkey grip" and her method of work ; her thoughts on the film based on that novel ; living in Paris and writing her second book "Honour, and Other people's children" ; problems encountered when writing on matters very close to her. Recorded 1982. A transcript is available.

Quantity
1 sound reel
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Written permission required for research use, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.

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