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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 ‘Personal Exertion Literary J. Lindsay’ : Joan Lindsay Papers at State Library Victoria
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'Fifty-two years after Joan Lindsay’s novel Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967) was released, it continues to spark the public imagination, functioning as a locus of creative and scholarly engagement. The book’s central event, the disappearance in 1900 of three schoolgirls and their teacher, creates a ripple pattern that continues to affect those involved.2 Similarly, the story has had a rich and varied afterlife, manifesting in the intervening decades in unexpected and intriguing ways.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The La Trobe Journal no. 103 September 2019 18026093 2019 periodical issue

    'In issue No 103 of the La Trobe Journal, Nikita Vanderbyl looks at the work of Aboriginal Australian artist William Barak, while Myles Russell-Cook gives a personal reflection on the artist.

    'Catherine Padmore revisits the archive of Joan Lindsay, author of Picnic at Hanging Rock, and Patricia Clarke tells the story of Frances Taylor, founder and editor of the journal Woman's world. Edited by Shona Dewar, the reminiscences of Ursula O’Connor look back at her influential 38-year career as a librarian at the Library.

    'Libby Melzer describes the production and likely origin of a remarkable 13th-century pocket Bible, one of the first medieval manuscripts acquired by the Library. Finally, the editor of this issue, Shane Carmody, tells the story of the library of Carlos Barron Lumsden, one volume of which was recently acquired by the Library.' (Journal abstract)

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