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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... vol. 58 no. 2 November 2013 of Westerly est. 1956 Westerly
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* Contents derived from the 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
From the Editors, Dennis Haskell , Tony Hughes-d'Aeth , Delys Bird , single work prose (p. 5-6)
The Challenge of Beauty, Dennis Haskell , single work essay

Contends that the proponents of high modernism, galvanised by the outrage of the Great War, abandoned beauty (as it had been traditionally defined) as the organizing principle of art.

(p. 8-20)
Some Thoughts on Beauty and Bliss: A Conversation with Three Contemporary Artists, Sally Quin , single work essay

Investigates ideas of beauty in contemporary art and the notion of bliss as a corollary of beauty. Includes discussions with West Australian-based contemporary artists, Consuelo Cavaniglia, Pilar Mata Dupont and, Helen Smith.

(p. 21-38)
On Behalf of Nature Poetryi"Silence incarnate, a snowstorm", Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , single work poetry (p. 39-40)
Clutching at Petalsi"Radio talk in the background instructs me", Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , single work poetry (p. 41-42)
Oedo Chapel, Korea—i"Quiet embodied by incense", Carmel MacDonald-Grahame , single work poetry (p. 43-44)
The Beauty of the Australian House, Cathryne Sanders , single work essay

Argues that houses are poetically depicted in contemporary Australian fiction as shelters, places of comfort and security.

(p. 45-54)
Wallpaper, Laurie Steed , single work short story (p. 55-64)
The Beauty of a Dead Child: Art, Violence and Negativity, Ali Alizadeh , single work essay

Explores the operation of beauty in a work of art that clearly rejects a classical schema.

(p. 65-74)
Eight Years and Four Months, Jake Roseman , single work short story (p. 76-82)
On drawing a stranger, unobservedi"He looks down, elbows on knees, bare toes", Vivienne Glance , single work poetry (p. 83)
Karri Hazeli"cascading the sun into so many greens", Josephine Clarke , single work poetry (p. 84)
Strange and Beautiful: David Foster’s Sons of the Rumour, Susan Lever , single work criticism

Argues that a turning away from aestheticism in contemporary literature is one of the reasons for the critical neglect of the significant Australian novelist, David Foster.

(p. 85-100)
Endless Winter, Deborah Hunn , single work short story (p. 101-109)
The Queuei"Across pale water—", Julie Watts , single work poetry (p. 110-111)
If I Want to Keep Beautyi"Standing in front of the mirror,", Miriam Wei Wei Lo , single work poetry (p. 112-113)
Make It New?i"Listening to modern or Post-modern", Dennis Haskell , single work poetry (p. 114-116)
Note: Epigraph: There is a long history in the modernist tradition of assuming the beautiful must be a lie and that ugliness must be evidence of truth. - Christopher Allen
A Marriage of True Minds : Leonard and Elizabeth Jolley, John Barnes , single work biography (p. 118-137)
Let’s Dance, Lachlan Prior , single work short story (p. 140-148)
Dinosaur, Fikret Pajalic , single work short story (p. 149-153)

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Works about this Work

Magazine William Yeoman , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 January 2014; (p. 6)

— Review of Westerly vol. 58 no. 2 November 2013 periodical issue
Magazine William Yeoman , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 January 2014; (p. 6)

— Review of Westerly vol. 58 no. 2 November 2013 periodical issue
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