Preface [to “The Poems of Joseph Furphy”, by Bernard O’Dowd]

Preface [to “The Poems of Joseph Furphy”, by Bernard O’Dowd] [Editor: This preface by Bernard O’Dowd was published in The Poems of Joseph Furphy (1916).] Preface. As in hell, while “the heads” were devising the best method of introducing that spice of variety we used to call “sin” into the tame blessedness of Eden, and […]

Joseph Furphy

[Editor: This article provides biographical information about Joseph Furphy; for various works by him, click here.] Joseph Furphy is mainly remembered as the author of the novel Such is Life: Being Certain Extracts From the Diary of Tom Collins, which is widely regarded as a classic piece of Australian literature. He wrote many other works […]