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Dream and disillusion : a search for Australian cultural identity

Walker, David


Works of literature are not created in isolation. They are formed by the interplay between personal and national identity, between the background of the writer and the ethos of his time. This book explores, through the lives and works of four writers and their friends in Melbourne in the first forty years of this century - Vance Palmer, Frank Wilmot, Louis Esson and Frederick Sinclaire - the struggle to identify what was unique and valuable in Australian life. Palmer and his associates sought...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1976
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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