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Sharon Clarke

Sharon Clarke taught in the English Department at Wollongong University and wrote a critical biography on Sumner Locke Elliott.

Tribute | Sumner Locke Elliott (1917–91) by Sharon Clarke

August 1991, no. 133 01 August 1991
Although Sumner Locke Elliott spent more than half his life as an American, his native country Australia was, for him, his land of imagination where memory could be both crystallised and transformed and temporal and spatial boundaries ceased to exist. Of his ten published novels, six (or five and a half, as he liked to say) were set in Australia. Not coincidentally, I think, these were his most su ... (read more)