Frame, Janet

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Janet Paterson Frame was born on August 28, 1924 in Dunedin, New Zealand. She published novels, an autobiography in three separately published parts, and collections of short stories and poetry. One novel, A State of Siege, became a film, and Jane Campion based her film, An Angel at My Table, on Michael King's biography of Frame. On 29 January 2004, at age 79, Janet Frame died from blood and bone marrow cancer.

From the description of Janet Frame papers, 1925-1990 (bulk 1969-1989). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57706297

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referencedIn Braziller, George, 1916-,. Reminiscences of George Braziller : oral history, 1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Frame, Janet. The lagoon and other stories [manuscript]. National Library of New Zealand
creatorOf Clutha, Janet Paterson Frame. Janet Frame collection, [19--]. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Frame, Janet. Janet Frame papers, 1925-1990 (bulk 1969-1989). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Brasch, Charles. person
associatedWith Braziller, George, 1916-, person
associatedWith Brown, William Theo, 1919- person
associatedWith Clutha, Janet Paterson Frame. person
associatedWith MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, N.H.) corporateBody
associatedWith Marquand, Sue. person
associatedWith Money, John, 1921-2006. person
associatedWith Sargeson, Frank. person
associatedWith Sarton, May, 1912-1995. person
associatedWith Sturm, J. C. person
associatedWith Wonner, Paul, 1920- person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Women authors, New Zealand--Relations with men
Women authors, New Zealand--Correspondence


Birth 1924-08-28

Death 2004-01-29

New Zealanders




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SNAC ID: 60216718