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Published 1 October 1971 in Volume 5 No. 2. Subjects: Idealism, Memoirs, Writer's works.
Cite as: FitzGerald, Robert D.. ‘Kenneth Slessor.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 2, 1971. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.e70ad14956.
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