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Text and meaning of Wyatt's 'Like as the byrde in the cage enclosed'
(University of Colorado, 1986-12)
"Like as the byrde" has been so consistently misrepresented in texts which editors have offered that it seemed mandatory, now, to print the text from the most authoritative source without adulteration, and to comment on ...
Review of 'Chaucer's prosody' by Ian Robinson
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1972-05)
Despite some interesting suggestions and bits of information, Ian Robinson overlooks too much altogether. I say this, not to damn his book, but to express dissatisfaction with it. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971.)
Compilation of 'Australian writing'
(Outrigger Pulishers, New Zealand, 1979-10)
Professor Daalder has edited a section of the journal issue comprising a compilation of literary items, under the title 'Australian writing'.
Review of 'Shakespeare's metrics' by Dorothy L. Sipe
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1970-11)
Miss Sipe sets out to prove correct the debated assumption that Shakespeare "wrote carefully constructed iambic verse into which he introduced only those few minor variations considered permissible in his time". Her labour ...
R.A.K. Mason's Universality
(Rinsen Books, Kyoto, 1998)
Mason is writing about the plight of man, trapped in a hostile place, i.e. our planet, which, in the space of the universe as a whole, is 'fixed at the friendless outer edge'. Even if perhaps a poet in an isolated country ...
R.A.K. Mason: The Poet as a Pacific Christ
(Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University, 1981)
The vast majority of Mason's poems derive their individual character not only from his use of language, but also, and above all, from his perceiving of himself as a Christ in New Zealand, ignored and victimised by a society ...
The role of Diaphanta in 'The Changeling'
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1991-11)
The chief function of Diaphanta in the play is to act as an example of a woman who becomes aware of the attractions of lust (in contrast to Beatrice), but is overwhelmed by it (in contrast to Isabella). There is thus a ...
Bibliography, Criticism, and the Problem of “Doctor Faustus”
(Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1991)
The question confronting the editor of 'Doctor Faustus' has revolved around whether to trust the short A text of the play which appeared in 1604, or the much longer version, B, of 1616.
“Doctor Faustus” and the Colossus of Rhodes
(Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1986)
Editing Marlowe's "Doctor Faustus" continues to pose a formidable difficulty for modern scholars.
Review of 'Collected poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt' edited by Muir and Thomson
(Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1971-05)
Daalder reviews 'Collected poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt', edited by Kenneth Muir and Patricia Thomson (Liverpool University Press, 1969).