The Penguin and the Man-O’-War Hawk : Joseph Furphy’s Critical Reputation, 1903-1947

Abstract

Darby examines the early reception of Such is Life to demonstrate that, contrary to previous opinions, those first readers were aware of the hidden plots and appreciated the narrative complexity.

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Published 1 October 1987 in Volume 13 No. 2. Subjects: Narrative structure, Textual criticism & editing.

Cite as: Darby, Robert. ‘The Penguin and the Man-O’-War Hawk : Joseph Furphy’s Critical Reputation, 1903-1947.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, 1987. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.6d7311346a.