Editorial [by Rex Ingamells, April 1939]

[Editor: This article by Rex Ingamells was published in Venture: Jindyworobak Quarterly Pamphlet (Adelaide), April 1939.] Editorial The Jindyworobaks stand for a precise cultural movement. While we realize that culture springs from varied sources, we insist that a nation’s culture depends for significance on distinctive qualities, peculiar to that nation alone. It is to stress […]

Despair [poem by Paula Fitzgerald, April 1939]

[Editor: This poem by Paula Fitzgerald was published in Venture: Jindyworobak Quarterly Pamphlet (Adelaide), April 1939.] Despair Despair has found me . . . . for I had to pass By Madness, vacant-eyed in senile way, And see her beckoning in foolish play To phantom people pictured in a glass. Now from my tortured being, […]

Editorial: Concerning environmental values [by Rex Ingamells, July 1937]

[Editor: This article by Rex Ingamells was published in Venture: An Australian Literary Quarterly (Adelaide), July 1937.] Editorial. Concerning environmental values. § 1. The natural distinctiveness of the Australian continent from other lands of the world is too fundamental to vanish in the period of human history. The massive gum trees along the banks of […]