Dirk den Hartog

Dirk den Hartog taught cultural studies in the Humanities Department, Footscray Institute of Technology.

Dirk den Hartog reviews 'Life Rarely Tells: An autobiography' by Jack Lindsay

August 1982, no. 43 01 August 1982
Dirk den Hartog reviews 'Life Rarely Tells: An autobiography' by Jack Lindsay
One heady day in the mid-1920s, sculptor and Lindsayite recruit Guy Lynch (brother of the elegaic subject of Slessor’s ‘Five Bells’), held forth in a pub at Circular Quay on his plan for Sydney to become an Hellenic city. The Quay itself he saw as a magnificent ampitheatre for the incarnation of the Lindsay group’s Nietzschean dream of Dionysian joy, as revealed in the vital art affirmed a ... (read more)