Review of The Jindyworobaks, selected and edited with an introduction by Brian Elliott
One of the values of Brian Elliott's book is that it does put the Jindyworobak movement into a literary and historical perspective that its founder lacked. It does this both in a longish introduction which surveys the field from the perspective of time, and by collating items under the headings of 'Origins and Theory' and, for subsequent developments, 'Jindyworobak Affinities.' But the main value for present day readers lies in the materials it collects which relate directly to the movement itself: its philosophy, programme, publications, poetic output and contemporary impact.
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