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Published 1 October 1971 in Volume 5 No. 2.
Cite as: McCallum, Gerald. ‘Slessor’s Cook : The Imprudent Hero.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 5, no. 2, 1971. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.c67fce50f0.
A close reading of Slessor’s sequence, focussing on the nature of the visions and the visionaries; the use Slessor makes of his sources; and questions of unity. Argues that the sequence has a unity of purpose: to consider Cook’s stature…
Comments on the differences between Slessor’s own notes on ‘Five Visions’ and Croft’s earlier article.