David Mathews

David Matthews is a literary academic.

David Mathews reviews 'Benton’s Conviction' by Geoff Page

December 1985–January 1986, no. 77 01 December 1985
David Mathews reviews 'Benton’s Conviction' by Geoff Page
Australian involvement in World War I has in recent years attained a high profile in books, film and television. The trend has been to demythologise the legends of heroism and courage associated with war, and the theme often adopted is the rapid and brutal transformation from naivety to understanding of how baseless the myth was. Although this might be considered well covered ground, Geoff Page in ... (read more)