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Turner, Ann 1932-

Works: 109 works in 129 publications in 1 language and 1,063 library holdings
Genres: History  Chronologies  Dictionaries  Biographies  Caricatures and cartoons  Interviews  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Interviewee
Classifications: DU740.5, 995.3003
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Most widely held works about Ann Turner
Most widely held works by Ann Turner
Historical dictionary of Papua New Guinea by Ann Turner( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turner, who has taught history at both the University of Melbourne and the University of Papua New Guinea, provides a basic starting point for those researching both the history and modern culture and life of Papua New Guinea. This dictionary offers brief alphabetical entries on topics including the arts such as "Lapita pottery," international policies, such as relations with Australia, political personalities including Mekere Morauta (economist and politician), languages (there are three official languages and 750 local dialects), and economic and social topics like agriculture and whaling. The 60 page bibliography displays a selection of resources organized topically, including history, culture, and economy. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
In their image : contemporary Australian cartoonists( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on biographical interviews, these twenty-one cartoonists talk about their upbringing and influences, the ways in which they work, their responsibilities and issues such as censorship. Cartoonists featured include: Bruce Petty, Alan Moir, Kathy Wilcox, Michael Leunig, Bill Leak and leading editorial cartoonists
Views from interviews : the changing role of women in Papua New Guinea by Ann Turner( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papua New Guinea : a history of our times by John Waiko( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papua New Guinea: a history of our times
Knowing what and knowing how. Book 2. Middle primary by Brendan J Bartlett( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowing what and knowing how by Brendan J Bartlett( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of three teacher's guides that present a programme intended to help children develop the capacity to think and talk about some of the structures behind thinking. The programme provides opportunities to assist children to develop what they know about organising into working strategies for remembering, comprehending and composing
Edgar Degas : the unquiet spirit( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of the French painter, Edgar Degas
Mary Lord interviewed by Ann Turner by Mary Lord( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Cathy Wilcox, cartoonist and illustrator by Cathy Wilcox( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wilcox speaks of her conformist middle-class family background and her early interest in drawing, growing up in Sydney, her education at Abbotsleigh Girls' School, her scholarship to undertake drawing at secondary school, how she decided to undertake the Visual Communications course at Sydney College of the Arts, her part-time work for David Jones, the beginnings of her interest in political and social issues, how she undertook freelance drawings at the Sydney Morning Herald, her three years in France illustrating for a children's magazine and travelling Europe, how she continued to illustrate children's books on her return to Australia, how her pocket cartoons lead to full time employment with the Sydney Morning Herald, the influence of other cartoonists particularly Martin and Cook, her view of censorship, editorial cartooning, the attitude of the paper to women cartoonists, her working patterns, the development of her interest in political and social issues
Interview with Professor Helen Hughes, economist by Helen Hughes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with Judy Horacek, artist and cartoonist by Judy Horacek( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Horacek speaks of her family background and his childhood in Victorian country towns and Melbourne, family encouraged her to draw and write from an early age, education in a Catholic primary school and Siena College, Camberwell though her family was not practising Catholics, type of curriculum followed in college, drawing techniques she acquired, influences on style drawn from cartoon books, Punch, Nation Review and Leunig, Age and Herald dailies, Weg's Weekend cartoons, undertook Arts at University of Melbourne majoring in fine arts and English literature, undertook part-time jobs to earn money to travel overseas in Italy, Germany, France, Czechoslovakia and England, returned to university to complete an honours degree then a Diploma of Museum Studies, started cartooning, joined a Melbourne writing group but decided she wanted to combine words with drawings, her developing interest in political and social issues, began cartooning for community group publications while undertaking temporary work as a typist and secretary for Community Services Victoria, after failing to get a job as a museum curator she decided to become a cartoonist, undertook book illustrations for Fitzroy Legal Services, Fringe Network, Fringe Festival and the National Cartooning Exhibition, illustrating for the Legal Services Bulletin, Health Issues Journal, Australian Society, Australian Left Review, Meanjin, eventually she published some of her own work in Life on the Edge, cartooning for the Age and then the Australian, influence of Kaz Cookk and overseas women cartoonists, her techniques and themes usually drawing women, her strong commitment to political issues, her production of her own postcards and greeting cards, further publications of her own work include Unrequited Love, Woman with Altitude, Lost in Space, If the Fruit Fits, when working with ideas get the words first, her exhibitions.0000000000
Interview with Martyn Wyndham-Read, singer by Martyn Wyndham-Read( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wyndham-Read speaks about his childhood on his parent's farm in Sussex, England, his education but had little interest in formal schooling and at 17 left Cranleigh, a minor public school, to work with race horses in Italy, his grandfather had interests in racing and his father was a stockbroker, as he was interested in travel his grandfather arranged for him to be engaged as a jackeroo on a station in South Australia and he arrived with guitar in 1960 aged 18, his experiences on the station, his introduction to Australian songs such as Click go the Shears, his travels to Melbourne, Brisbane then Sydney singing in the pubs, provides a detailed descriptions of singers he met and their influence and songs learnt, his interest in Australian songs and song writers
Interview with Tom Payne, communist by Tom Payne( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Payne speaks of his early life being born in Clunes, Victoria's first gold town and the youngest in a family of eight, his early affiliation with the Australian Labor Party; the economic effect of the collapse of the gold mining industry some years before, particularly in the towns; his reading was principally the Ballarat Echo, the AWU paper edited by Jimmy Scullin (later Australian Prime Minister) as well as the AWU Worker edited by Henry Boot, both of which he studied to learn political argument; his participation in anti-conscription campaigns; Morris Blackman; Scott Bennett; the Australian Labour Party in Sydney in the 1920s, the ASP, the Communist Party of Australia; Russia; Trotsky; the conduct of Party elections; his own loyalty to the Party; Len Shortkey; his role in the Communist Party; Socialisation Units, his position as State Secretary for the Unemployed Movement; his trouble with the police; socialisation and Marxism
Interview with Mark Knight, cartoonist by Mark Knight( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Knight speaks of working class family background and growing up in Sydney, his schooling where he enjoyed German, biology and art, his early interest in drawing and drew for the school magazine, how he visited the artists on the staff of the Sydney Morning Herald including Rafty, Molnar and Emerick and built up a portfolio of his own work to show the art director at the Herald, his cadetship at the Sydney Morning Herald which was mostly menial work with only two afternoons a week cartooning, the development of his illustrating and cartooning style in particular under the instruction of illustrator Frank Beck, undertook life drawing at Sydney Art College one day a week, his experience illustrating for Sydney Herald and Sun Herald starting with a pocket cartoon for the front page, working as an illustrator for the Herald and Sun Herald in particular filling in when Cook left on holidays, his style much influenced by Tandberg, Mitchell and Cook, the importance of the idea behind the illustration, how he had a serious accident to his hand travelling through Europe especially the art galleries while recovering, resumed his full-time cartooning for the Financial Review in particular travelling to Canberra with the journalists to observe politicians in action, the influence of Geoff Pryor, his move to the Melbourne Herald, his view of censorship and self-censorship on grounds of taste, his travelling experiences such as to the States in 1988 to cover the Bush presidential election, his work patterns to reach his deadlines, his work for Challenge a support group for children with cancer, his work on an animated film for these children, computer graphics incorporating caricatures and portraits
Interview with William Fisher, judge by Bill Fisher( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with Sean Leahy, cartoonist by Sean Leahy( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Leahy speaks of his family background and childhood spent in various West Australian country towns, his exposure to religious and political influences, his education in both Catholic and state schools, political discussions in the home how he began to cartoon at age 17 for the West Australian as well as the Carnaravon school newspaper, the Darling Advertiser, completed his education at university and technical college in Perth, the influence of Bill Mitchell, his time as cadet artist for West Australian, how he eventually replaced Mitchell as full time cartoonist for the West Australian, his move to Brisbane's Daily Sun, the development of his own style, how he became editorial cartoonist for Brisbane's Courier Mail replacing Alan Moir, his techniques and themes as well as his view of censorship, his work patterns, his involvement in the comic strip Beyond the Black Stump, his experiences in travelling in Europe and Asia, his interest in animation
John Waiko interviewed by Ann Turner by John Waiko( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interview with Bill Leak, painter and cartoonist by Bill Leak( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Leak speaks of his family background, his childhood in Goroke, Vic. and Condobolin, Western NSW and later Sydney, how at age 8 he copied Norman Lindsay's nudes from a paperback stolen from the shearers' quarters, spent his holidays at the Adelaide Art Gallery, school at Beacon Hill in Sydney had good art and music teachers where he played in the school band but got into trouble for drawinglewd caricatures of teachers and had to leave at the end of 5th year, fortunately he was accepted at Forest High School where under a good art teacher he did well in his final exams, how he paid for tuition at the Julian Ashton Art School, his travels in Australia, how he worked as a postman in Sydney, hitchhiking in Europe, his time living in London mixing painting with odd jobs, living and painting in Germany, discusses some of his portraits and exhibitions, his return to Australia, Brett Whitely, how he earned the patronage of Ernest Niemann, how he made an income from freelance cartooning to the Bulletin, Matilda, Playboy, Women's Weekly, the influences that shaped his cartooning, his freelancing for the Sydney Morning Herald, how he became the daily editorial cartoonist for the Financial Review and later the Australian, his choice of themes, the issue of censorship, his love of portrait painting
Interview with Elizabeth Hess, lawyer by Elizabeth Hess( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hess speaks of her family background in Papua New Guinea, her education in a local government school where her native language was forbidden, leaving home at 12 to go to Daru High School and being "adopted", how she nearly completed her schooling in Australia, leaving school on a teaching scholarship to Port Moresby Teachers College in 1975, posting at Kagua Primary School near her adoptive parents, her marriage to an Australian in 1978 and their move to Melbourne, her return to Port Moresby in 1979 and her paralegal job in the Public Solicitors Office, commencing law studies in 1981, meeting her second husband, completion of her law degree in Sydney, her admission in 1986 as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of NSW -the first Papua New Guinean woman to do so, moving to Perth where she specialised in industrial law, then working for the federal Dept. of Community Services which related to her interest in family law, her involvement with the Muirhead Royal Commission in W.A., the births of her children in 1989 and 1991, her feelings of estrangement from her natural family and first language, the loss of sight in her right eye at the age of two, move back to Sydney, and her work in the NSW Environmental Defender's Office
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Historical dictionary of Papua New Guinea
In their image : contemporary Australian cartoonistsViews from interviews : the changing role of women in Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea : a history of our times
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Turner, Ann

Turner, Annie

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