Ken Levis (essay date 1950)
SOURCE: Levis, Ken. “The Role of the Bulletin in Indigenous Short-Story Writing During the Eighties and Nineties.” In The Australian Nationalists: Modern Critical Essays, edited by Chris Wallace-Crabbe, pp. 45-57. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1971.
[In the following essay, originally published in 1950, Levis discusses the opportunity provided by the Bulletin to Australian short fiction writers concerned with depicting Australia and its people.]
The greatest force in the development of indigenous short-story writing was the Sydney Bulletin, which provided a stimulus, developed an attitude of mind, stood firmly by its writers and supplied...
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