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Laurie Clancy Laurie Clancy i(A4907 works by) (a.k.a. Laurence James Clancy)
Also writes as: Horace A. Bridgfunt
Born: Established: 2 Dec 1942 Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 16 Jul 2010 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Laurie Clancy was educated by the Christian Brothers and at the University of Melbourne. He subsequently taught at La Trobe University from 1967 until 1996.

Clancy authored numerous study guides and other educational material, including critical studies of Xavier Herbert and Vladimir Nabokov, and A Reader's Guide to Australian Fiction (1992). Clancy's first novel, A Collapsible Man (1975), won the National Book Council Award. He later published several collections of short stories and more novels, consolidating his literary reputation with further awards.

After leaving academic life in 1996, Clancy spent time as a writer-in-residence at several institutions and worked as a freelance reviewer.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Perfect Love : A Novel Melbourne : Hyland House , 1983 Z82635 1983 single work novel
1983 winner FAW ANA Literature Award
y separately published work icon A Collapsible Man Melbourne : Outback Press , 1975 Z172200 1975 single work novel
1975 joint winner National Book Council Award for Australian Literature
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