Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature: Crime fiction in Australia, 10 Nov 2017

University of Queensland. Library (2017) Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature: Crime fiction in Australia, 10 Nov 2017. (University of Queensland Library Events)

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Title Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature: Crime fiction in Australia, 10 Nov 2017
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 2017-11-10
Recording Date 2017-11-10
Place of Recording Auditorium, Sir Llew Edwards Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
Year available 2018
Contributor Wilding, Michael, 1942-
Dunne, Tim
Gerrity, Bob
Series University of Queensland Library Events
Type audio/mp3
Original Format Digital sound recording (1 hr., 11 min., 34 sec.); 32.7 MB.
Language eng
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Abstract/Summary Emeritus Professor Michael Wilding presented the 2017 Fryer Lecture, on 'Crime fiction in Australia'. Following the lecture, there was a celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Fryer Library and a launch of the online exhibition, 'One man's gift: The Father Edward Leo Hayes collection'.
Introduction by Professor Tim Dunne, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, and University Librarian Bob Gerrity.
Keyword University of Queensland. Library -- Events
Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature (Brisbane, Qld.)
Fryer Library
Wilding, Michael, 1942-
Dunne, Tim
Gerrity, Bob
Australian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Crime -- Australia -- Fiction
Additional Notes Michael Wilding is a novelist, literary scholar, critic, and editor. He was born in Worcester, England, and read English at the University of Oxford. He has taught at the University of Birmingham, the University California at Santa Barbara, and is now Emeritus Professor of English and Australian Literature at the University of Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, Chair of the New South Wales Writers’ Centre, and a former Cosmopolitan Bachelor of the Month.

In 2015, he won the Colin Roderick Award and the Prime Minister’s Award for non- ction for his highly-acclaimed Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall. His recent ction includes Super uous Men, The Prisoner of Mount Warning, The Magic of It, Asian Dawn, and In the Valley of the Weed. His 2016 memoir, Growing Wild, was described in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as “the story of a maverick.” Wilding co-founded the ground breaking magazine Tabloid Story with Frank Moorhouse and Carmel Kelly, and the legendary publishing houses of Wild & Woolley, with Pat Woolley, and Paperbark Press, with Robert Adamson. Wild & Woolley: A Publishing Memoir, is his account of small-press and alternative publishing in Australia. His work and career are explored in Michael Wilding and the Fiction of Instant Experience, by Don Graham.

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