Max Harris with reason, without rhyme

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Max Harris, Adelaide born writer, poet, critic, bookseller and newspaper columnist, one of the most significant figures in Australian literary and art modernism

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Release date 2015-03-10
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781925003925
ISBN10 1925003922
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Max Harris, Adelaide born writer, poet, critic, bookseller and newspaper columnist, who is widely known as the victim of the Ern Malley hoax and for founding the literary journal Angry Penguins. Max deserves to be acknowledged for much more than this. Angry Penguins only took up six years of his life. The hoax and subsequent obscenity trial were humiliating, but he learnt from them, regained his confidence and went on to become one of the most significant figures in Australian literary and art modernism. Max had a regular column in the Australian which was widely read, and his later important journals, Australian Letters and Australian Book Review were leading journals in their field. He pioneered many aspects of bookselling and publishing. Max was an inspirational figure …

 

Max resolutely promoted a sense of Australian culture and encouraged Australians to have self-respect in their creative expression – Bill Hayden

Every Society needs a Max, to identify its successes as well as its failures, its forlorn hopes and its lost causes. And also to shake it out of its smugness and hypocrisy, to act as a catalyst and an irritant – Rupert Murdoch

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