Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 25, No. 4. 1962.
Dear Sir,—As students now pay three times their former fees, there is some basis for a claim to more voice in University matters.
I therefore suggest that the course now known as English is actually History of English Literature. Accordingly, there is a place and a need for a course in English.
Such topics as craftsmanship in writing prose, poetry and drama; variations in the written and spoken language of different English-speaking communities; and trends of style; could be included.
Then, as a language course, English could be counted as a modern language in the B.A. degree ... a requirement that Victoria has not yet brought up to date in any other way.
I am etc.,