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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 1 April 2017 of The Weekend Australian est. 1977 The Weekend Australian
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* Contents derived from the 2017 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Behind the Myth, Kerrie Davies , single work essay
'Lionised by a public who adored his bush writings and deft everyman touch, Henry Lawson had a dark side revealed most frequently to his wife, writes Kerrie Davies.'
(p. 4) Section: Review
New Dimensions Enrich Gallipoli Sniper's Saga, Peter Pierce , single work essay (p. 16) Section: Review
Material Girls End up Choosing Autonomy, Robyn Walton , single work essay
'In her new novel, The Spectacular Life of Sasha Torte, and its recent predecessor Hotel du Barry, Melbourne author Lesley Truffle gives the young female protagonists extraordinary adventures and social mobility. Her humour is droll, her tone arch, her satire pervasive.' (Introduction)
(p. 18) Section: Review
Traversing the Sands of Time, James Bradley , single work essay
'Although the European presence in Australia is now more than two centuries old it sometimes seems the legacy of the past is more present with each passing year. Whether in the human cost for indigenous Australians, the environmental devastation on the Great Barrier Reef and elsewhere, or simply in the hostility towards those who question our assumptions about our history, Australian society has not come to terms with the dispossession and violence at its heart.' (Introduction)
(p. 18) Section: Review
Sophisticated Survey Leaves Things Unsaid, Jay Daniel Thompson , single work essay
'Tim Winton is impossible to categorise. As literary scholar Lyn McCredden puts it, he’s ‘‘a robust, ponytailed figure, a surfie, fisherman and ordinary bloke who also happens to be a multi-award-winning author’’. His work has been critically acclaimed, but he hasn’t attended a literary awards ceremony since winning The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award for An Open Swimmer in 1982.' (Introduction)
(p. 19) Section: Review
Another Life, Tom Gilling , single work essay

'Near the end of his rollicking account of Australia’s most notorious outlaw family, Grantlee Kieza zooms in on Ned Kelly’s last words:

'The reporters are all too far away to hear with any certainty what Ned says. One thinks it is “Ah well, I suppose it has come to this”, while another thinks that he has stopped in mid-sentence and simply said, ‘‘Ah well, I suppose …” As the seven stunned journalists … quiz each other in whispers about what Ned might have said with his last desperate breath, [Melbourne Herald reporter Jim] Middleton tells himself he has a great quote. He jots down three words: “Such is life”.' (Introduction)

(p. 19) Section: Review

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