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Issue Details: First known date: 1938... 1938 The Bloke
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    y separately published work icon Collected Essays of Walter Murdoch Containing Speaking Personally, Saturday Mornings, Moreover, The Wild Planet, Lucid Intervals Walter Murdoch , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1938 Z324404 1938 selected work essay Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1938 pg. 15-19
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    y separately published work icon On Rabbits, Morality, etc. : Selected Writings of Walter Murdoch Imre Salusinszky (editor), Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2011 Z1777213 2011 selected work essay extract '"If the essay should come to displace the novel in popular favour, it would be a clear sign of an advance in civilization." - Walter Murdoch

    Sir Walter Murdoch was Foundation Professor of English at The University of Western Australia. Throughout the twentieth century, he was also a bestselling author: in the weekly essays he contributed to The Argus and other newspapers and in the books that sold in their tens of thousands.

    Irony was a key element in his approach, as was a lightness of touch in the treatment of his topics, from literature and social commentary to discourse on language. This selection by Imre Salusinszky restores this wonderful writer's work back into print for a new generation of readers.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2011
    pg. 23-29
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