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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... vol. 8 no. 1 November 2015 of Transnational Literature est. 2008 Transnational Literature
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‘Involved in Mankind’: Remembering Syd Harrex (1935-2015), Melinda Graefe , single work obituary
A Tribute to Syd Harrex, Sue Hosking , single work obituary
A Tribute to Sydji, Rick Hosking , single work obituary
With Syd on Kangaroo Island and in the McLaren Vale, Edward Baugh , single work obituary
For Sydi"My pen’s an ergot act", Peter Endersbee , single work poetry
The Tempest Suite, Kate Deller-Evans , sequence poetry
Vanishing Pointi"life is lived", Stephen Brock , single work poetry
Meeting Syd Harrex, Gerhard Stilz , single work obituary
The Old Man and the Poemi"I see you in your little boat, awash with blue,", Molly Murn , single work poetry
To a Poet, Going Blindi"I heard news you’d joined the seers,", Adrian Caesar , single work poetry
Syd’s Tablei"That table, everyone knew it at Flinders.", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry
Adolescent Occultism and the Philosophy of Things in Three Novels, Samuel Finegan , single work criticism
'The association of adolescence with supernatural belief is not new. Many social research texts position paranormal belief within the liminality of adolescence – something tested and later outgrown. The particularly North American phenomena of ‘legend tripping,’ for instance, where ‘to test [a] legend, legend trippers will often mark their visits [to sites of urban legends] with specific activities designed to invoke supernatural powers,’ is practiced primarily by older teens and college-age youths as shown by Donald Holly and Casey Cordy in ‘What’s in a Coin?’ and confirmed by Sylvia Ann Grider in ‘Children’s Ghost Stories’.2 Alison Waller’s book Constructing Adolescence in Fantastic Realism similarly attests to the appeal of the supernatural in books written for and about young people. Criticism of these works, however, tends to sideline supernatural content as a site of inquiry and instead ‘prioritise a rational reading of the fantastic focussing on socio-physiological development of adolescents. Magic is explained away as a purely imaginative product of awakened sexuality, and ghosts are read as fabricated alter egos.' (Author's introduction)
The Preciousness of Everything : The 2014 Brian Medlin Memorial Lecture, Brian Matthews , single work criticism
Mysticism and Stuff Like That, Brian Medlin , single work criticism
'Read the following essay and you will have learnt a lot about the man Brian Medlin. Not just his ideas and values but how these fused with his loves: poetry, philosophy and the Australian bush. For me this essay is special; it was written during our last few months together. It was part of our life, our talk: it had a presence. Brian worked on it between bouts of illness and pain, in doctor’s waiting rooms, in hospital and finally from his bed at home. Three days before he died he completed it and handed it to me. ‘Here, I’ve made you a present,’ he said. ‘I wrote this for you.’ I sat at the end of the bed and read. I was blown away by the ease with which he moved from anecdote to analysis, from philosophy to poetry, back and forth weaving them together, telling a story, in fact several stories. And I was moved by how he saw himself and humanity and its artefacts as part of nature, not separate from it, a rare achievement in western society, and central to understanding the photographs in the final chapter. (Photos that were taken on what turned out to be our last visit to “another Best Place” the Coorong.) I was moved by many things… He asked me what I thought. Then, ‘Do you think I’ve been too hard on Bob Brown?’ ‘It’s the most beautiful thing you’ve ever written,’ I said. Ten years on I still think that. (Introduction by Christine Vick)
Из Россииi"Alitalia: hazy, like Nan & Pop’s … Rome: the taxis! the", Stuart Barnes , single work poetry
A Captain Cooki"Here again, not well, likely a turnspit, jiggered,", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Stonei"stretched", Mike Hopkins , single work poetry
Shards of Colouri"How brown, the sound of a galley’s oars", Jennifer Liston , single work poetry
Sound Tracki"Dancing like the dead", Mark O'Flynn , single work poetry
One Day in the Life Ofi"There were six, all girls,", Michele Seminara , single work poetry

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