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1 Fragments Shored against Ruins Paul Gillen , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cultural Studies Review , vol. 16 no. 2 2010;
'Denis Byrne's Surface Collection is a finely written philosophical travelogue, taking the reader on an archaeological tour of South Asia that is also a personal quest and a critique of heritage conservation. Its closely organised structure, reminiscent of baroque music, begins with an investigation of the modes of erasure or preservation of the recent past in South East Asia, shifts to an ironic narrative of futile quests for historical traces, and concludes with reflections on the clash of popular Buddhist relic worship with the values of heritage conservation. Byrne stages the latter conflict as between magical and rationalistic worldviews. Mildly dissenting, this essay suggests that although heritage conservation deploys scientific means, it is based on the sacralisation of the past. This motivation brings it closer to magic than to core tenets of Enlightenment, either of the Rational or the Buddhist kind.' (Author's abstract)
1 Now Shut Your Eyes : Talking with Jack Beeching. Paul Gillen , 2006 single work biography
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 184 2006; (p. 66-70)
1 1 Real Life? Paul Gillen , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 182 2006; (p. 64-67)

— Review of The Marriage of the Sea Jane Alison , 2003 single work novel ; The Singing Stephanie Bishop , 2005 single work novel ; Black Diamonds and Dust Greg Bogaerts , 2005 single work novel ; The Gift of Speed Steven Carroll , 2004 single work novel ; Another Joel Deane , 2004 single work novel ; The Remarkable Resurrection of Lazaros X Les Terry , 2004 single work autobiography ; The Lost Tribe Jane Downing , 2005 single work novel ; Chronicle of the Unsung Martin Edmond , 2004 single work autobiography ; Integrity John Hough , 2004 single work novel ; Blueprints for a Barbed-Wire Canoe Wayne Macauley , 2004 single work novella ; Scraps of Heaven Arnold Zable , 2004 single work novel
1 Telling the Nation Paul Gillen , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cultural Studies Review , November vol. 8 no. 2 2002; (p. 157-178)
'..identifying, seeking out and evaluating the distinguishing features of Australian culture or Australian people remains a popular activity. This essay discusses some recent books that do so, focusing on their underlying assumptions and motivations, and attempting to put them into historical perspective.' (p.157)
1 Globalism and Its Discontents Paul Gillen , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Departures : How Australia Reinvents Itself 2002; (p. 258-268, notes 301-302)
The article discusses economic and sociological aspects of 'globalisation' and their representation in social commentary books, and also looks at recent Australian literary texts (particularly novels) which have addressed such issues.
1 Look for the Monk, He Said, There's No Point If You Can't Find the Monk i "Together we found the small path, and then the Master left me.", Paul Gillen , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: Heat , no. 3 (New Series) 2002; (p. 217)
1 Avoiding a Socialite but Discovering Her i "You made large obstacles", Paul Gillen , 2002 single work poetry
— Appears in: Heat , no. 3 (New Series) 2002; (p. 215)
1 Tending the Birth of a Better World : Clem Christesen and Jack Lindsay Paul Gillen , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin : Fine Writing & Provocative Ideas , vol. 60 no. 3 2001; (p. 110-123)
1 Shameful Autobiographies Paul Gillen , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 58 no. 4 1999; (p. 196-198)

— Review of Shameful Autobiographies : Shame in Contemporary Australian Autobiographies and Culture Rosamund Dalziell , 1999 single work criticism biography
1 Eleanor Dark : A Writer's Life Paul Gillen , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 57 no. 4 1998; (p. 840-842)

— Review of Eleanor Dark : A Writer's Life Barbara Brooks , Judith Clark , 1998 single work biography
1 The Last Man of Letters? Paul Gillen , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 39 no. 3 1994; (p. 83-87)
1 My Thanks for Earth (1970-82) Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 239-242)
1 Tragic Contradictions (1956-69) Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 180-182)
1 Clasped in Our Hands (1944-45) Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 108-111)
1 Comradely Voices (1936-43) Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 72-74)
1 Splintered Will (1930-35) Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 40-42)
1 Early Visions (1919-29) Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 9-12)
1 Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth : Introduction Paul Gillen , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth 1993; (p. 1-8)
1 4 y separately published work icon Jack Lindsay : Faithful to the Earth Jack Lindsay , Paul Gillen (editor), Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1993 Z435895 1993 selected work poetry criticism extract biography prose correspondence Cover: A Jack Lindsay Compendium.
1 Jack Lindsay's Romantic Communism Paul Gillen , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 36 no. 2 1991; (p. 65-77)
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