AustLit logo
Losing the Art of Idleness single work   column  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Losing the Art of Idleness
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.


  • This column was published in advance of Robert Dessaix's keynote address to the symposium 'Essaying: The Calibre Prizes', held at the National Library of Australia, 30 April 2010. Dessaix's address on that occasion discussed the connection between idleness and the art of essay writing.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Canberra Times 29 April 2010 Z1687441 2010 newspaper issue 2010 pg. 3 Section: Times2
    Note: port. (Robert Dessaix)
Last amended 3 May 2010 12:20:08
3 Times2 Losing the Art of Idlenesssmall AustLit logo The Canberra Times