Rex Ingamells

Reginald Charles Ingamells, known as Rex, was an author and poet, as well as being the founder of the Jindyworobak cultural movement, which promoted cultural Australianism, based in part upon Aboriginal themes and ties to the land. Rex Ingamells was born in Orroroo, South Australia, on 19 January 1913. His father was Eric Marfleet Ingamells, […]

Australian writers upheld [letter, 30 June 1941]

[Editor: A letter from Ian Mudie in defence of Australian literature, and referring to Rex Ingamells. Ian Mudie and Rex Ingamells were leading figures in the Jindyworobak cultural movement. Published in The Advertiser, 30 June 1941.] Australian writers upheld “Ignorant disloyalty” challenged To the Editor. Sir — In his reply to Mr. Rex Ingamells, Mr. […]

Australianists [review of Jindyworobak poetry, 4 January 1941]

Australianists. “Corrobooree to the Sun,” by Ian Mudie, Hawthorn Press; “Jindyworobak Anthology, 1940.” Edited by Rex Ingamells, F. W. Preece, Adelaide; “Eighteen Poems,” by Garry Lyle. — The Cloister Press. Four of Mr. Mudie’s poems appear also in the new “Jindyworobak Anthology” of Australian contemporary verse; they have all been printed first in “The Publicist.” […]