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The Good Artist

in The Queanbeyan Age (Queanbeyan, Australia) (Jan 30, 1912): (Page imagery not yet available)

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p.4. Single-paragraph snippet reads: "The good artist should expect no recognition of his toil and no admiration at his genius, because his toil can with difficulty be appraised and his genius cannot possibly mean anything to the illiterate who, even from the dreadful wisdom of their own evoked dread have, so far, culled nothing but inanities and platitudes. -- Joseph Conrad, in the "Speaker". To read this page at the National Library of Australia's Australian Newspapers site, click here.