P. R. Stephensen [obituary, 5 June 1965]

[Editor: This obituary of P. R. Stephensen was published in the “National Notebook” section of The Bulletin, 5 June 1965.] P. R. Stephensen P. R. (“Inky”) Stephensen — who collapsed and died last Friday after a speech at the Savage Club, Sydney — has earned a lasting place in Australian letters. Few will ever be […]

Publisher indicts the state of our culture [4 April 1936]

[Editor: This review of The Foundations of Culture in Australia (by P. R. Stephensen) was published in The Daily Telegraph, 4 April 1936.] Publisher indicts the state of our culture Mr. P. R. Stephensen, whose courageous flights into book-publishing in Australia have earned him a place in national esteem as well as in the hearts […]

Works of P. R. Stephensen

[Editor: This list contains various works by P. R. Stephensen; for biographical information click here.] Books and pamphlets by P. R. Stephensen: [This list does not include books ghostwritten by P. R. Stephensen.] 1928: The Antichrist of Nietzsche: A New Version in English, London: Fanfrolico Press [translation by P.R. Stephensen; with illustrations by Norman Lindsay] […]

P. R. Stephensen

Percy Reginald Stephensen was an author, poet, editor and publisher. He is regarded as a major figure in the push for Australian cultural nationalism, a reputation especially earned with the publication of his book, The Foundations of Culture in Australia (1936). He commonly signed his articles as “P. R. Stephensen”; although, on the lighter side, […]

Culture in Australia [11 April 1936]

[Editor: This review of The Foundations of Culture in Australia (by P. R. Stephensen) was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 April 1936.] Culture in Australia. In the Australian view of Australia in her relationship to the rest of the world, and to Great Britain in particular, there are two extreme poles of thought. […]