Summer 1963 • Vol. XXV No. 3 Book ReviewsJuly 1, 1963 |

No More Provinces

Geoffrey Dutton NO MORE PROVINCES THE FIRST FIVE YEARS: A SELECTION FROM The Tamarack Review. Edited by Robert Weav- er. Oxford University Press, $5.75. LANDFALL COUNTRY: WORK FROM Landfall, 1947-61. Chosen by Charles Brasch. Caxton Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 45s. IIERE I AM, AN AUSTRALIAN, RIEW- ing in a United States quarterly an anthology from a Canadian quarter-GEOFFREY DUTTON 547 ly and another from a New Zealand quarterly. One of the scarcely charted situations of the twentieth century is that we can no longer think of the English language in terms of capitals and provinces. Communications are too swift, and influences are too subject to cross- fertilization, for writers or critics to be anything else but exceedingly wary of local patriotism. A major writer may arise in Mississippi, Wales, British Columbia, Durban, or Sydney, and if he is good enough to modify, even a little bit, the tradition of literature in Eng- lish, then he will also modify the tradition of literat

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