Title Selected essays - with a foreword by Ian Maxwell
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Australia Angus & Robertson 1964
Seller ID 056095
371 indexed pages. In making this selection, Sir Walter Murdoch wrote in the preface to this book he chose the essays which he, personally, liked best. These were the essays he most enjoyed writing: "The Burden of Solemnity; Are You Stock-Size?; Tripe and Onions; On Growling; My Last Murder; Bad Language; My Bush-Fire; A New Charity; On Sitting Still‘; On Pioneering; My Roman Adventure; A Question Settled; An Adventurer; On Having Enemies; One Crowded Hour; The Scottish Twins; The Book and The Island; On Vastness; The Wild Planet; A Medieval Interlude; The Gods Foresee;The Ring and The Book; On a Mean Street;On Being Natural;Strange Effect of a Tonic; Hamlet Revisited;The Pink Man’s Burden;Two Men: An Antithesis; On Rag-Bags;The Beasts in the Basement;On Two Poets; One-Leg Island;The Bloke." Sir Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch (1874-1970) was a prominent Australian academic and essayist. He was a founding professor of English and former Chancellor of the University of Western Australia.