Ern Malley and His Rivals


Explores the poetic politics behind the Ern Malley affair and its rivalling groups (Sydney vs Melbourne/Adelaide) and investigates “the fabric of differences and unacknowledged similarities between the two groups involved” (20).

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Published 1 May 2001 in Volume 20 No. 1. Subjects: Angry Penguins, Australian poetry, Ern Malley Hoax, Literary hoaxes, Literature & writers, Little magazines, Modernism, Rivalry.

Cite as: Lloyd, Brian. ‘Ern Malley and His Rivals.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 20, no. 1, 2001, doi: 10.20314/als.f184476674.