Review of On Native Grounds, Meanjin Quarterly Index 1940-65, and The Vital Decade

The editor of Meanjin Quarterly, Mr C. B. Christesen had (as he says in the Preface) a difficult task in compiling an anthology from the journal covering twenty years, 1940-65, and comprising one hundred and three issues. Faced with inevitably difficult and conflicting choices, Mr Christesen finally assembled 'a representative group of critical essays dealing exclusively with Australian litera ture . . . a sampling of stories and verse, and miscellaneous articles on literary and bibliographical topics mainly intended to preserve the flavour of early issues. . . .'

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Published 1 May 1970 in Volume 4 No. 3. Subjects: Periodicals.

Cite as: Hergenhan, Laurie. ‘Review of On Native Grounds, Meanjin Quarterly Index 1940-65, and The Vital Decade.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 4, no. 3, 1970. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.c6b587c9f8.