R.D. FitzGerald’s 'The Face of the Waters'


Tracing the poet's recourse to philosophical and theological ideas, Croft argues that 'The Face of the Waters' leaves an impression of 'terror and incomprehension at the temporal system in which man is prisoner' (71).

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Published 1 May 1979 in Volume 9 No. 1. Subjects: Symbolism, R.D. Fitzgerald.

Cite as: Croft, Julian. ‘R.D. FitzGerald’s 'The Face of the Waters'.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 9, no. 1, 1979, doi: 10.20314/als.d9fd596a2c.