Clive TurnbullClive Turnbulli(A8548 works by)
Stanley Clive Perry Turnbull)
Born:Established:22 Dec 1906Glenorchy,Glenorchy area,Hobart,Southeast Tasmania,Tasmania,;Died:Ceased:25 May 1975Hawthorn,Camberwell - Kew area,Melbourne - Inner South,Melbourne,Victoria,
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Clive Turnbull was educated in Hobart and worked as a journalist in Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. He was on the staff of the Mercury, the Argus and the Melbourne Herald. His publications include several books on Australian art; a history of the destruction of the Tasmanian Aborigines, Black War (1948); a biography, Essington Lewis (1963); A Concise History of Australia (1965); and a number of biographical sketches of Australian personalities. These comprise Bluestone (James Stephens, 1945), Mulberry Leaves (Charles Whitehead, 1945), Bonanza (George F. Train, 1946), Eureka (Peter Lalor, 1946), These Tears of Fire (Francis Adams, ) and Frontier (Paddy Hannan, 1949). The sketches were combined as Australian Lives (1965).
Source: 'Turnbull, Clive' The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature. William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton, and Barry Andrews. Oxford University Press 1994. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Queensland University. 26 November 2007 http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t182.e3194