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Stephen Murray-Smith: his legacy

McLaren, John (2008) Stephen Murray-Smith: his legacy. La Trobe Journal (82). pp. 19-26. ISSN 1441-3760

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Abstract

It is difficult with a man of as many parts as Stephen Murray-Smith to identify his most important legacy. For his friends and students, it is probably the memory of the man himself, with his magisterial authority, polymathic knowledge, unswerving principle, compassion, generosity and conviviality. These qualities changed the world by changing uncounted lives, but, after the deaths of those who knew him, his tangible legacy will be found in the word-hoard he has left in his published works, in the papers of those who received his letters, and in his own papers now in the State Library.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID16014, Stephen Murray-Smith, published works, letters, papers, education, essays, Dictionary, archive, being an academic in Melbourne in the later part of the twentieth century
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
SEO Classification > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2011 03:59
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 03:59
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3835
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