Australian poetry [7 August 1917]

[Editor: A report on a lecture giving a negative review of Australian poetry. Published in The Advertiser, 7 August 1917.] Australian poetry. On Monday night the Rev. Alfred Gifford lectured before the Poetry Society on “A Glimpse of Australian Poetry, from Harpur to Gellert.” The president (Mr. H. W. Uffindell) occupied the chair, and there […]

The Australian artist [13 November 1943]

[Editor: An extract from the column “Stories from Here and There: From a Reporter’s Note Book”, published in The Examiner, 13 November 1943.] The Australian artist There are indications which incline one to the hope that at last the Australian artist is coming into his own. By that I mean our writers, painters, musicians, and […]