Provides a checklist of works by and about Xavier Herbert.
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Published 1 October 1978 in Volume 8 No. 4. Subjects: Xavier Herbert.
Cite as: Ehrhardt, Marianne and Lurline Stuart. ‘Xavier Herbert: A Checklist.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 4, 1978, doi: 10.20314/als.f115a0e35c.
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