Discusses Dobson’s so-called painting-poems.
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Published 1 May 1974 in Volume 6 No. 3. Subjects: Art, Australian poetry, Paintings.
Cite as: Heales, Robyn S.. ‘Rosemary Dobson : The Influence of Art.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 6, no. 3, 1974. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.39c457006c.
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