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'In the corridor where the Australian Dictionary of Biography team does its work at the Australian National University in Canberra, there is a gallery of photographs of those who have led the project since 1962. The first is of Douglas Pike (general editor, 1962–73)—rouseabout, shearer, teacher, clergyman and historian. Pike, the son of missionaries to China, looks squarely at the camera, pipe in mouth: a stereotype of the academic. (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 78 no. 2 Winter 2019 16972708 2019 periodical issue 'This issue contains a new section of literary reviews, edited by writer and critic Alison Croggon. We have the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne to thank for the funding that makes this new inclusion possible. It’s just hours old, but this critical writing already feels like a very necessary addition to the regular Meanjin mix.' (from Jonathan Green : Editorial) 2019 pg. 88-94
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