Greg Chappell’s cricketing career from the mid-sixties until 1984 coincided with developments affecting players, administrators and audiences which reoriented attitudes and expectations, causing schisms and bitterness. McGregor’s biography stresses three related themes: the growth of professionalism, the effects of commercialism and especially colour television, and the difficulties in a crick ... (read more)
Ken Stewart taught for many years at the University of New England.
Ken Stewart reviews 'Cross Currents: Magazines and newspapers in Australian literature' by Bruce Bennett
December 1982–January 1983, no. 47 • 01 December 1982
‘Magazines and newspapers in Australian literature’ is a more troublesome subject than it may at first sight appear. Within its scope lurk issues and problems that preoccupy and sometimes bedevil much Australian literary criticism and cultural commentary. Indeed, the method and content of this book provide a helpful approach to those perennial issues. Bruce Bennett assembles seventeen quite w ... (read more)