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'This is a history of Meanjin, told in its own words...Through a selection of previously unpublished correspondence together with some of the path-breaking writings that were first published in Meanjin, this book takes us on a journey through the magazine's own tempestuous history and charts the cross-currents and conflicts of postwar politics and culture.' (Source: back cover)

Notes

  • Dedication: For those who have told the truth as they see it and their cantakerous editors.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Carlton South, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Meanjin Press ,Melbourne University Press , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
To Norah McKinneyi"Your father is quick with the gun, and he long has been hating", John Shaw Neilson , 1941 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Xavier Herbert to C. B. Chrisstesen (Caloundra 19 October 1941), Xavier Herbert , 1990 single work correspondence (p. 6-7)
Battle, Vance Palmer , 1942 single work essay war literature (p. 7-9)
Steps Into the Dream-Time, A. P. Elkin , 1943 single work prose (p. 9-12)
A.D. Hope to C.B. Christesen (22 June 1944), A. D. Hope , 1990 single work correspondence humour (p. 18)
A.D. Hope to C.B. Christesen (25 June 1944), A. D. Hope , 1990 single work correspondence (p. 19)
A Summing-Up : Brian Elliott Gives Ern Malley Decent Burial:-, Brian Elliott , 1944 single work criticism (p. 20-23)
For New Englandi"Your trees, the homesick and the swarthy native,", Judith Wright , 1944 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
Dusti"THIS sick dust, spiralling with the wind,", Judith Wright , 1945 single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Incarnation of Siriusi"In that age, the great anagram of God", James McAuley , 1944 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Heldensageni"Pop-eye my hero, Everyman my refuge,", A. D. Hope , 1943 single work poetry (p. 26)
On a Tapestryi"'And in whose eyes I drown,' the Lady said.", Rosemary Dobson , 1948 single work poetry (p. 27)
Waiting for a Traini"Looking from Milson's Point station", 'Brian Vrepont' , 1949 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Dal Stivens to C.B. Christesen (Department of Information, Melbourne, 18 December 1944), Dal Stivens , 1990 single work correspondence (p. 28)
The Man Who Bowled Victor Trumper, Dal Stivens , 1945 single work short story humour (p. 29-31)
Absentee, Mona Brand , 1946 single work short story (p. 31-35)
Letter to Tom Collins : The Case for Critics, Kylie Tennant , 1942 single work criticism (p. 35-36)
Letter to Tom Collins : Mateship, Manning Clark , 1943 single work correspondence (p. 37-38)
Letter to Tom Collins : Demise of the Bulletin, Sidney J. Baker , 1946 single work correspondence (p. 39-41)
C.B. Christesen to Dr. E.P. Dark (16 May 1949), C. B. Christesen , 1990 single work correspondence (p. 62-63)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

New Blades for Old Gerald Murnane , 1994 single work prose biography
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 53 no. 2 1994; (p. 225-227) Meanjin , Summer vol. 69 no. 4 2010; (p. 12-13)
Untitled Lydia Wevers , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Studies , July no. 8 1994; (p. 99-102)

— Review of The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review ; The Peculiar Honeymoon and Other Writings Mary Grant Bruce , 1986 selected work short story
Review Article : a sort of appendix, which is a source of mild irritation to the academic body... Mary Harvie , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 1 1991; (p. 110-118)

— Review of The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review
Meanjin's Golden Years Stephen Knight , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 123 1991; (p. 28-31)
Meanjin : Five Decades of Achievement Michael Denholm , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Serials Librarianship , vol. 2 no. 3 1991; (p. 15-21)
Review Article : a sort of appendix, which is a source of mild irritation to the academic body... Mary Harvie , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 1 1991; (p. 110-118)

— Review of The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review
The Continuing Artefact Patrick Buckridge , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , June-July no. 11 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Nation : The Life of an Independent Journal of Opinion 1958-1972 1989 anthology prose biography ; The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review
Foreword Elizabeth Swanson , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15-16 December 1990; (p. rev 5)

— Review of The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review
Essaying Cultural Perspectives on a Journal of Record Stephen Matchett , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 February 1991; (p. rev 7)

— Review of The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review
An Aggressively Eclectic `Little Magazine' Jill Roe , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Society , March vol. 10 no. 3 1991; (p. 44-45)

— Review of The Temperament of Generations : Fifty Years of Writing in Meanjin 1990 anthology criticism poetry short story prose correspondence review
Generation Gap (Meanjin's Noble Failure) Don Watson , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Scripsi , vol. 7 no. 1 1991; (p. 236-245)
Meanjin : Five Decades of Achievement Michael Denholm , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Serials Librarianship , vol. 2 no. 3 1991; (p. 15-21)
Meanjin's Golden Years Stephen Knight , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 123 1991; (p. 28-31)
New Blades for Old Gerald Murnane , 1994 single work prose biography
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 53 no. 2 1994; (p. 225-227) Meanjin , Summer vol. 69 no. 4 2010; (p. 12-13)
Meanjin Closes the Circle Yvonne Preston , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5 January 1991; (p. 26)
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