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Victor Daley

Victor James William Patrick Daley was an Australian poet.He was born in Ireland, and was educated at the Christian Brothers at Devonport in England. He arrived in Australia in 1878, and became a freelance journalist and writer in both Melbourne and Sydney. He is notable for becoming the first author in Australia who tried to earn a living from writing alone. In Sydney in 1898, he founded the bohemian Dawn and Dusk Club, which had many notable members such as writer Henry Lawson. He died at Sydney of tuberculosis. He used the pseudonym Creeve Roe (Irish =Red Branch - the area next to the Navan where Cu Chulainn trained as a Red Branch Knight), as well as his own name. His Poems (1908) and other collections were published posthumously. - Summary by Wikipedia

Victor James William Patrick Daley was an Australian poet.He was born in Ireland, and was educated at the Christian Brothers at Devonport in England. He arrived in Australia in 1878, and became a freelance journalist and writer in both Melbourne and Sydney. He is notable for becoming the first author in Australia who tried to earn a living from writing alone. In Sydney in 1898, he founded the bohemian Dawn and Dusk Club, which had many notable members such as writer Henry Lawson. He died at Sydney of tuberculosis. He used the pseudonym Creeve Roe (Irish =Red Branch - the area next to the Navan where Cu Chulainn trained as a Red Branch Knight), as well as his own name. His Poems (1908) and other collections were published posthumously. - Summary by Wikipedia
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Victor James William Patrick Daley was an Australian poet.He was born in Ireland, and was educated at the Christian Brothers at Devonport in England. He arrived in Australia in 1878, and became a freelance journalist and writer in both Melbourne and Sydney. He is notable for becoming the first author in Australia who tried to earn a living from writing alone. In Sydney in 1898, he founded the bohemian Dawn and Dusk Club, which had many notable members such as writer Henry Lawson. He died at Sydney of tuberculosis. He used the pseudonym Creeve Roe (Irish =Red Branch - the area next to the Navan where Cu Chulainn trained as a Red Branch Knight), as well as his own name. His Poems (1908) and other collections were published posthumously. - Summary by Wikipedia

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

13m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:56


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

00:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:08


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:56


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

00:58