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Vincent Buckley : on the edges of Melbourne, London and Dublin

McLaren, John (2006) Vincent Buckley : on the edges of Melbourne, London and Dublin. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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Contains a biography of Vincent Buckley, an Australian born poet of Irish ancestral origins, and a review of his literary work. McLaren first met Vincent Buckley when Buckley was a young tutor and McLaren an undergraduate. Buckley had succeeded in having Robert Fitzgerald's Moonlight Acre included in the course as a token representation of Australian literature. He was a diminutive figure standing in front of the gloomy English lecture theatre, and his lecturing style lacked the rhetorical inflation of his colleagues like Ian Maxwell and Keith Macartney, but once he started talking McLaren knew he was listening to someone who cared about his subject.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: literature, poets, poetry, biographies, Australia, Irish community, Melbourne, Catholicism, cultural identity, MCLAREN-BOXVB4-DOC4
Subjects: FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Collections > McLaren Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 02:35
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17944
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