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Published 1 October 1971 in Volume 5 No. 2. Subjects: Australian literary magazines, Australian literature - Marketing & promotion, Colonial literature & writers, Magazines (Non-literary).
Cite as: Kirk, Pauline. ‘‘Colonial Literature for Colonial Readers!’.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 2, 1971. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.29474606bd.
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