‘Now is the Psychological Moment’
‘NOW IS THE PSYCHOLOGICAL MOMENT’
Earle Page and the Imagining of Australia
Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,
Or what’s a heaven for?
Robert Browning, ‘Andrea del Sarto’
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.
Edward John Phelps
Earle Page as seen by L.F. Reynolds in Table Talk, 21 October 1926.
Published by ANU Press
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ISBN (print): 9781760463670
ISBN (online): 9781760463687
WorldCat (print): 1198529303
WorldCat (online): 1198529152
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Cover design and layout by ANU Press. Cover photograph: Earle Page strikes a pose in early Canberra. Mildenhall Collection, NAA, A3560, 6053, undated.
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