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  • Mortier, Paul, Art its origins and social functions, Current Books Distributors, Sydney, 1955, 1-32 pp. PDF Details
  • O'Dowd, Bernard, Poetry militant, T. C. Lothian, Melbourne, 1909, 29 pp. PDF Details
  • Smith, Bernard, The critic as advocate selected essays, 1941-1988, 1989 edn, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989. Details

Book Sections

  • Barnard Eldershaw, M, 'The writer and society', in Maryanne Dever (ed.), M. Barnard Eldershaw: Plaque with laurel, essays, reviews & correspondence, 1995 edn, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1995, pp. 222-6. Details
  • Lindsay, Jack, 'The alienated Australian intellectual', in Decay and Renewal: critical essays on twentieth century writing, Wild & Woolley and Lawrence & Wishart, Sydney & London, 1976, pp. 246-61. Details
  • Lindsay, Jack, 'Towards a Marxist aesthetic', in Decay and Renewal: critical essays on twentieth century writing, Wild & Woolley and Lawrence & Wishart, Sydney and London, 1976, pp. 422-47. Details
  • Prichard, Katharine Susannah, 'On purpose and propaganda', in Throssell, Ric (ed.), Straight left : articles and addresses on politics, literature and women’s affairs over almost 60 years, from 1910 to 1968, Wild & Woolley, Sydney, 1982, pp. 117-21. PDF Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The realisms of war', in Noel Counihan: artist and revolutionary, 1993 edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne & New York, pp. 180-97. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The studio of realist art', in The critic as advocate: selected essays 1941-1988, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 42-3. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'Noel Counihan 1945', in The critic as advocate selected essays, 1948-1988, 1989 edn, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 55-7. Image Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'The fascist mentality in Australian art and criticism 1946', in The critic as advocate selected essays 1941-1988, 1989 edn, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 1989, pp. 44-51. Details
  • Smith, Bernard, 'Some aspects of contemporary art in Australia', in The critic as advocate selected essays, 1948-1988, Oxford University Press Australia, Melbourne, 198, pp. 22-7. Details
  • Stead, Christina, 'Uses of the many-charactered novel', in R.G. Geering and A. Segerberg (eds), Christina Stead: selected fiction and nonfiction, 1994 edn, University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, pp. 196-9. Details

Fliers

  • The Realist Writers' Group and the Arts Council of Australia invite all teachers and students all lovers of Australian literature to leading Australian novelists Katharine Susannah Prichard and Flora Eldershaw, Melbourne. PDF Details

Journals

  • Australian New Writing, no. 1, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, 1943, 4-80 pp. PDF Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Foreword by the editor', Southerly: the magazine of the Australian English Association, Sydney., vol. 1, no. 1, Australian English Association, Sydney, 1939, pp. 3-4. PDF Details
  • 'Foreword', Australian new writing, vol. 1, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, March 1943, pp. 4-6. PDF Details
  • 'Foreword', Australian new writing, vol. 2, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, March 1944. PDF Details
  • 'Editorial', Angry Penguins, no. 7, Adelaide University Arts Association, Adelaide, July 1946. Details
  • 'Australians fight coolie rates', The Australian author and artist: official organ of the A.J.A. Authors’ and Artists’ Section, vol. 1, no. 1, Authors and Artists’ Section of the N.S.W. District of the A.J.A.], Sydney, January 1947, p. 1&8. PDF Details
  • 'Culture - that's red!', Overland, vol. 3, Autumn, Overland, Melbourne, 1955, pp. 1-2. PDF Details
  • 'Tradition and today', Overland, April, Overland, Melbourne, 1957, p. 2. PDF Details
  • 'A general demand for art', Overland, Overland, Melbourne, March 1959, pp. 19-20. PDF Details
  • Aimet, W. A, 'Australian literary history', Meanjin, Summer, C. Christesen, Brisbane, 1941, pp. 5-6. PDF Details
  • Blake, J.D, 'The role of the artist today', Angry Penguins, Adelaide University Arts Association, Adelaide, October 1942, pp. 47-8. PDF Details
  • Brown, Max, 'Summary of the "New Masses" controversy on "What shall we ask of writers?"', Communist Review, October, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1946, pp. 315-7. Transcript HTML Transcript PDF Details
  • C.B.C, 'Foreword', Meanjin, vol. 1&2, no. 1, C. Christesen, Brisbane, 1940-3. Details
  • C.B.C, 'Foreword', Meanjin, no. 2, C. Christesen, Brisbane, 1941. Details
  • Clark, Colin, 'The commercialisation of cultural life', Meanjin, C. Christesen, Brisbane, March 1942, pp. 7-9. PDF Details
  • Cusack, Dymphna, 'Salute to Jindyworobak', Jindyworobak Review 1938-1948, Jindyworobak Publications, Melbourne, 1948, pp. 42-44. PDF Details
  • Diamond, D, 'Art and the struggle', Communist Review, November, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1943, pp. 151-3. Image PDF Details
  • Editorial Board, 'Down at the old bull and bush', Realist Writer (Melbourne), no. 10, 1962, pp. 3-5. PDF Details
  • Fitzhardinge, L.F, 'The necessity of criticism', Morpeth Review, vol. 11, no. 24, July 1933, pp. 32-8. PDF Details
  • Franklin, Miles, '’Twas ever thus', Jindyworobak Review 1938-1948, Jindyworobak Publications, Melbourne, 1948, pp. 39-42. PDF Details
  • 'H.M', 'A further reply to John Reed's views', Communist Review, July, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1944, pp. 285-6. PDF Details
  • Haley, Martin Edmund, 'The writer’s freedom of expression', Twentieth century, September, 1949, pp. 26-32. PDF Details
  • Harris, Max, 'Editorial', Angry Penguins, no. 3, Adelaide University Arts Association, Adellaide, 1942, p. 4. Details
  • Ingamells, Rex, 'Australianism', Meanjin, no. 6, C. Christesen, Brisbane, 1941, p. 3. PDF Details
  • Ingamells, Rex, 'Introduction', Jindyworobak review 1938-1948, Jindyworobak Publications, Melbourne, 1948, pp. 9-29. PDF Details
  • Lloyd Ross, 'Writers and social progress', The Australain observer, July 26, 1947, pp. 111-112. PDF Details
  • Miles, J.B, 'Art for the people', Communist Review, August, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1948, pp. 260-1. Image PDF Details
  • Morrison, John, 'What shall we do about the Australian tradition', The Realist (Melbourne), no. 15, 1964, pp. 24-26. PDF Details
  • Mortimer, Paul, 'Artists and the class struggle', Communist Review, February, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1948, pp. 59-60. Image PDF Details
  • O'Connor V.G, 'Art and Fascism', Australian new writing, vol. 2, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, March 1944, pp. 47-52. PDF Details
  • O'Connor, Vic, 'A criticism of Adelaide's "Angry Penguins"', Communist Review, August, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1944, pp. 302-3. Image PDF Details
  • O'Dowd, Bernard, 'The value of literature to a young nation (An address delievered to the Free Religious Fellowship.)', Fellowship: a monthly magazine of undogmatic religion and social and literary criticism (Melbourne), vol. 5, no. 5, September 1918. Image PDF Details
  • Palmer, Nettie, 'Will Dyson creative militant', Courier, 4 January 1930. PDF Details
  • Preston, Margaret, 'On the birthday of Jindyworobak', Jindyworobak Review 1938-1948, Jindyworobak Publications, Melbourne, 1948, p. 44. PDF Details
  • Prichard, Katharine Susannah, 'Anti-Capitalist core of Australian literature', Communist Review, August, 1943, pp. 106-7. Transcript HTML Transcript PDF Details
  • Prichard, Katharine Susannah, 'Hoax renders service to literature', Communist Review, March, 1945, pp. 457-7. Image PDF Details
  • Prichard, Katharine Susannah, 'Some thoughts on Australian Literature', The Realist, no. 15, 1964, p. 11. PDF Details
  • Reed, John, 'Anti-Facist art [sic]', Angry Penguins, no. 4, Adelaide University Arts Association, Adelaide, pp. 9-12. Details
  • Reed, John, 'Signs of an "infantile disorder" on the cultural front', Communist Review, July, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1944, pp. 284-5. Image PDF Details
  • Reed, John, 'Take the people to art', Australian new writing, vol. 2, Current Book Distributors, Sydney, March 1944, pp. 43-6. PDF Details
  • Rothwell, Bruce, 'Wanted - a national theatre', The ABC Weekly, 20 February 1943, p. 4. PDF Details
  • Shaw, R. M, 'The artist in our society', Communist Review, August, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1948, pp. 258-9. Image PDF Details
  • Turner, Ian, 'The long goodbye', Outlook, December, 1970, pp. 2-5. Details
  • Waten, Judah, 'Australian literature in 1962', Realist Writer (Melbourne), no. 12, 1963, pp. 26-8. PDF Details
  • Watson, Kathleen, 'Art and the individual', Communist Review, March, Central Committee Communist Party of Australia, Sydney, 1944, p. 223. Image PDF Details

Lectures

  • Palmer, Vance, Australian culture, Department of Information, Melbourne, 11 December 1940. PDF Details

Newspaper Articles

  • 'Book review: 'Coast to coast'', Guardian, The Guardian, Melbourne, August 29 1947, p. 5. PDF Details
  • Eve's Daughter, 'Australian Women Poets: Mary Gilmore', Aussie, 15 May 1922. Image PDF Details
  • Palmer, Vance, 'The future of Australian literature', The Age, Saturday, 9 February 1935. PDF Details

Pamphlets

  • Bernard O'Dowd, Centenary Souvenir, Australian Poetry Lovers Society, Melbourne, 1966. Image PDF Details
  • Gifford, Kenneth H., Jindyworobak towards an Australian culture, Jindyworobak Publications, Adelaide, 1944, 2-20 pp. PDF Details
  • Ingamells, Rex & Tilbrook, Ian, Conditional culture, F W Preece, Adelaide, 1938. PDF Details

Reviews

  • 'Heraclitus', Published by some Sydney Libertarians, Pluralists, Realists and Critical Drinkers., no. 29, [This scan courtesy of Viola Wilkins], Sydney, December, p. 14. images PDF Details
  • 'Heraclitus', Published by some Sydney Libertarians, Pluralists, Realists and Critical Drinkers., no. 87, [This scan courtesy of Viola Wilkins], Sydney, April, p. 16. images PDF Details
  • 'Heraclitus', Published by some Sydney Libertarians, Pluralists, Realists and Critical Drinkers., no. 90, [This scan courtesy of Viola Wilkins], Sydney, Sept 2001, p. 16. images PDF Details

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