Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 14, No. 12. September 20, 1951
One could only hope that the tentativeness of approach, the tendency to IsolaUon and intellectual, the over specialisation and the Interest in techniques would be modified and restrained, that the division between (ho highbrows and the lowbrows would not be widened. Sir Eric Linklater hoped that novelists would come back Into the world with better techniques as a result of their Interest in technique, to tell a story, to entertain as he had been entertained in the Shanghai tea house by the story wf the judge and the beautiful woman accused of murder.
Lecturing quite clearly is an art which too few people possess. It may be an art that comes with practice in which case it behoves those whose lectures we have to make notes from to study the masters. Erie Linklater came in that class.