Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1900-10-20
Death 1990-03-08
Gender:
Male
US

Biographical notes:

Poet, dramatist, editor, historian, translator, classicist, biographer, novelist and critic. Author of over 100 books. Born and raised in Australia, Lindsay migrated to England in 1926, where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P.R. Stephenson.

From the description of Letters from Jack Lindsay to Mary McLean [manuscript]. 1937-1939. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224057056

From the description of Papers of Jack Lindsay, [1942?]-1983 [manuscript]. [1942?]-1983. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225670422

Jack Lindsay was born in Melbourne, Australia. In his native land, he became known for his poetry and his translations from classic Greek and Latin poetry. He went to England in the 1920s and founded the Fanfrolico Press there. Afterwards, he wrote many books in the area of cultural studies including "A Short History of Culture" (1939) and historical fiction such as "Caesar is Dead". In addition, he wrote biographies of writers Dickens, Blake, Bunyan, and Meredith, plus artists Turner, Cezanne, Hogarth, and Gainsborough. He was a close friend of both Dylan Thomas, and Edith Sitwell. He also socialized (as well as collaborated) with Robert Graves.

From the description of Jack Lindsay collection. [1956-1968]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 651603412

Author of over 100 books, including verse, dramas, novels, biographies, translations, politics and philosophy. Jack Lindsay, the eldest son of Norman Lindsay, was born and raised in Australia. He migrated to England in 1926 where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P.R. Stephenson.

From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. 1956-1983. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225830961

Jack Lindsay, son of Norman Lindsay, was born in 1900. He was a free-lance writer in Sydney c. 1921-1925.

From the description of Diary [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225773942

Author of over 100 books, including verse, drama, novels, biographies, translations, politics and philosophy. Jack Lindsay, the eldest son of Norman Lindsay, was born and raised in Australia. He migrated to England in 1926 where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P.R. Stephenson.

From the description of Letters [manuscript]. [ca. 1955-ca. 1972] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225830964

Poet, dramatist, editor, historian, translator, classicist, biographer, novelist and critic. Author of over 100 books. Born and raised in Australia, Lindsay migrated to England in 1926, where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P. R. Stephenson.

From the description of Beethoven looks back [manuscript] : C# minor quartet /cJack Lindsay. 1980? (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223244656

Jack Lindsay, born 1900, author, son of Norman Lindsay, lived in England from about 1925.

From the description of Papers. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225774031



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Subjects:

  • Literature and mental illness
  • Freemasonry
  • Authors, English
  • Australian drama--20th century--Manuscripts
  • Poets, English
  • Authors, Australian--20th century--Correspondence
  • English poetry--History and criticism
  • Helen of Troy (Greek mythology)--Drama
  • Fools and jesters in literature
  • Robin Hood (Legendary character)--Drama
  • Bookplates--Chaplin, Harry F. (Harry Floyd), 1895?-1988?
  • Authors, Australian--20th century--Autographs
  • Australian drama--20th century
  • Vocal music
  • Authors, Australian--20th century--Archives
  • Authors, Australian--20th century--Biography
  • Authors--Biography
  • English literature
  • Historians--Archives
  • Music

Occupations:

  • Authors.
  • Poets.

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Sydney (N.S.W.) (as recorded)
  • Castle Hedingham (England) (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)