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Published 1 May 1980 in Volume 9 No. 3.
Cite as: Pearson, Bill. ‘Review by Bill Pearson.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, 1980. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.6b0410c6b6.
It is difficult to overstate the importance ofthis work as one ofthe first major volumes to address the idea ofthe sacred in post-World War II Australian literature. It is ambitious, setting the ambitions of literature itself into a scholarly framework…