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Published 1 May 1971 in Volume 5 No. 1.
Cite as: Heseltine, Harry Payne. ‘Review by Harry Payne Heseltine.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 1, 1971. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.8e36e7b210.
It is now some thirty years since Poor Fellow My Country was published, twenty since Xavier Herbert died. Both novel and author have fallen into the kind of neglect which not uncommonly overtakes large literary presences in the decades immediately…