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Issue Details: First known date: 1939... no. 39 February 1939 of Desiderata est. 1929 Desiderata
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  • Contents indexed selectively.
  • Includes:
    • A facsimile of W.B. Yeats manuscript.
    • A review of Our Australian Wild Flowers by Thistle Y. Harris (q.v.)


* Contents derived from the 1939 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Biographical Notes, single work biography (p. 3-4)
Untitled, single work review
— Review of Men and Cities : Being the Journeyings of a Journalist S. Elliott Napier , 1938 selected work autobiography essay ;
(p. 12)
[Review] Happy Valley, single work review
— Review of Happy Valley : A Novel Patrick White , 1939 single work novel ;
(p. 15)
Untitled, Lute Drummond , single work review
— Review of The Young Cosima Henry Handel Richardson , 1939 single work novel ;
(p. 17-20)
The Wonderful Visit : An Impression of H. G. Wells, J. L. P. , single work criticism
'He was heckled, publicised, mis-represented, and subjected to discourtesies. He was tired, ruffled, and rude - always critical. Thus from some quarters was H. G. Wells, the man, made known to us.
He was spurred on to make outspoken comments because they were expected of him. One is tempted to ask if they were so wide of the mark. Are we yet able to take our criticism? Are we equal to the pace and magnitude of that brain?' (Source: introduction.)
(p. 21-22)
The Flowering of a Poet, Kenneth Slessor , single work review
— Review of Moonlight Acre Robert D. FitzGerald , 1938 selected work poetry ;
(p. 26-28)
Kylie Tennant's New Novel, W. S. Howard , single work review
— Review of Foveaux Kylie Tennant , 1939 single work novel ;
(p. 28-29)

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