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Published 1 May 1984 in Volume 11 No. 3. Subjects: Australian art, Ern Malley Hoax, Modernism.
Cite as: Clunies Ross, Bruce A.. ‘The Struggle of the Modern in Australia.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 11, no. 3, 1984. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.fb157c2efa.
Contradictions are embraced in Impact of the Modern: Vernacular Modernities in Australia 1870s–1960s, a collection of essays that charts the cultural climate of early to mid-twentieth-century Australia. The editors, Robert Dixon and Veronica Kelly, fulil their aim of representing…