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Published 1 May 1992 in Volume 15 No. 3.
Cite as: Butterss, Philip. ‘James Lester Burke, Martin Cash and Frank the Poet.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, 1992. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.4bb5086751.
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