Little boy lost

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October 1980, no. 25
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Unreliable Memoirs by Clive James

Jonathan Cape, 171 pp, $14.95 pb

Little boy lost

by
October 1980, no. 25

Douglas Stewart has pointed out that James Joyce and Henry Lawson, opposites in art, and living at opposite ends of the earth, once wrote the same story and, each in his own way, made a masterpiece of it. The funeral of Dignam in Ulysses is the same story as Lawson’s ‘The Union Buries Its Dead’. In ‘Dublin and the Bush’ (The Flesh and the Spirit) he persuasively developed this argument.

Nancy Keesing reviews 'Unreliable Memoirs' by Clive James

Unreliable Memoirs

by Clive James

Jonathan Cape, 171 pp, $14.95 pb

Buy this book

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