Sylvia Kantaris (International) assertion i(84 works by) (a.k.a. Sylvia Kantarizis)
Born: Established: 1936 Derbyshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
Visitor assertion Arrived in Australia: ca. 1962 Departed from Australia: ca. 1973
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BiographyHistory

Sylvia Kantaris studied French at Bristol University and taught in Bristol and London. She lived in Australia from 1962 until 1973 and during her stay, she completed her M.A. and Ph.D. theses on French surrealism at the University of Queensland and also worked there as a French tutor.

After settling in Cornwall in 1974, she tutored twentieth-century poetry for the Open University from 1976 to 1984. In 1986 she was appointed Cornwall's first Writer in the Community, and in 1989 received an honorary D.Litt. from Exeter University.

Awards for Works

Love "Writhing with soft emblems of hopeful eglantine,", Mother I'm Rooted : An Anthology of Australian Women Poets , Time & Motion , Poetry Magazine , December vol. 18 no. 6 1970 single work poetry
1970 highly commended Poetry Magazine Award
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