Dan Davin: the literary legacy of war

Janet M Wilson, Geoffrey Gray (Editor), Doug Munro (Editor), Christine Winter (Editor)

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Abstract

An overview of Dan Davin's war career with the New Zealand 'Div.' in Crete, Greece, Italy and the Middle East. It discusses his war stories, mostly published in The Salamander and the Fire and concludes with an assessment of the impact of the war on his writing and his life.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherAustralian National University (ANU) E Press
Pages225-241
ISBN (Print)9781921862496
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

Publication series

NameANU lives series in biography

Keywords

  • The New Zealand Div.
  • Dan Davin
  • The Salamander and the Fire
  • General Feryberg
  • Paddy Costello
  • Intelligence
  • war stories
  • the western desert
  • World War II
  • Monte Cassino

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    Wilson, J. M., Gray, G. (Ed.), Munro, D. (Ed.), & Winter, C. (Ed.) (2012). Dan Davin: the literary legacy of war. In Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (pp. 225-241). (ANU lives series in biography). Australian National University (ANU) E Press.