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Published 1 May 1972 in Volume 5 No. 3. Subjects: Literary controversies.
Cite as: Webb, John. ‘Poets Versus Critics.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 3, 1972. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.fc963fdef1.
‘In this essay, Nesbitt recounts the debate between realism and romanticism conducted by Henry Lawson and â€œBanjoâ€� Paterson in the pages of the Bulletin during the 1890s, suggesting its impact in accelerating Australian literary nationalism.’ (Publication summary)