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Published 1 May 1978 in Volume 8 No. 3.
Cite as: Richards, Max. ‘The Citizenship of Peter Porter.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 3, 1978. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.1d89904372.
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