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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... vol. 42 no. 10 October 1998 of Quadrant est. 1957 Quadrant
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 1998 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Autobiographer's Duty, Donald Horne , single work correspondence (p. 5-6)
Protestant Lawyer, Catholic Libertine, Invisible Masons, Donat Gallagher , single work criticism (p. 19-23)
Towards 2000i"As that monster the Twentieth Century", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 24)
The Water from Beforei"Timber barred the opening", Warrick Wynne , single work poetry (p. 24)
Political Sciencei"Beyond the television heads", Geoff Page , single work poetry (p. 31)
Hayshedi"Polished flute-like towers, narrow chimneys,", Jamie Grant , single work poetry (p. 46-47)
The Empty Housei"As soon as the heater stopped", Warrick Wynne , single work poetry (p. 54)
Tree Housei"Given: a forked stick in a rectangle", Jan Owen , single work poetry (p. 54)
For Whom the Bell Tinklesi"Although I've too much love", Andrew Lansdown , single work poetry satire (p. 62)
My Mother's Crystal Bowli"It welcomes light like a smile, happy with space,", Jan Owen , single work poetry
The crystal bowl encounters light as at the atomic level, where crystals form, a change as 'precipitate' as the way the writer's mother changed, presumably in death. The flavour of the peppermints inside recalls her laughter, lasting as the colours in Neith-Hotep's tomb frescoes, and the bowl becomes a canopic jar, which held the physical remnants of Egyptian dead, bringing longing for the lost one. The flavour of the mint dries on the tongue, so the longing becomes a 'thirsty' version of the coin placed under the tongue to pay the passage of Greek souls across the river of death.
(p. 63)
Malacca Bowlsi"We are Straits Chinese gone to the four winds--", Jan Owen , single work poetry (p. 63)
That Old Time Religion, Nicholas Hasluck , single work review
— Review of Mr Darwin's Shooter Roger McDonald , 1998 single work novel ;
(p. 77-78)
Room for Amateurs, Paul Tankard , single work review
— Review of Seams of Light : Best Antipodean Essays : A Selection 1998 anthology prose criticism biography ;
(p. 81-83)
Earls Cool, James Franklin , single work review
— Review of The Oxford Book of Australian Schooldays 1997 anthology autobiography biography poetry extract ;
(p. 85-86)

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