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Issue Details: First known date: 1958... vol. 3 no. 1 Summer (1958-1959) 1958 of Quadrant est. 1957 Quadrant
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* Contents derived from the 1958 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Two Poems for Christmas : The Pagan Prophecies Fulfilledi"The Oracle of Apollo once foretold", Peter Kelly , single work poetry (p. 16)
Two Poems for Christmas : The Adorationi"The cock at midnight crows to greet the day,", Peter Kelly , single work poetry (p. 16)
The Multi-Millionaire, Bernard Hesling , single work short story (p. 17-23)
The Ballad of Hugh Holborni"In London-- a wartime day--", George Baker , single work poetry (p. 41)
Poetry in a Hungarian Prison, Gyorgy Faludy , single work autobiography

This account of Faludy's years as a political prisoner in Hungary was commissioned by Quadrant editor James McAuley who asked the poet 'for an article on poetry produced in concentration camps in Hungary: how written, how transmitted and what it meant to others' (p.47).

In recounting his habit of conjuring pictures from the cracks and textures on his cell walls, Faludy describes the genesis of his poem 'Western Australia' in these words: 'On the prison walls, those pictures of my childhood were reborn. I discovered sketches representing friends of yore, scenes from my life and from history. Once on a morning, I discovered a black swan and immediately remembered the stamp I had seen long ago when I collected stamps as a child. I immediately fancied covered wagons, lakes and oxen, and remembered stories I heard from Australian soldiers I met when I was with the US Army in the Pacific. I pondered two days and then wrote a poem on Australia in the last century' (p.50).

(p. 43-51)
Western Australiai"For two days now a stamp has fluttered before my eyes.", Gyorgy Faludy , single work poetry (p. 52-53)
Sinn Fein: 1957i"Often I stood with them", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 71)
Untimely Aid, Brian James , single work short story (p. 73-78)
Untitled, Charles Higham , single work review
— Review of The Penguin Book of Australian Verse 1958 anthology poetry ;
(p. 99-100)
[Review] Marcus Clarke, Martin Haley , single work review
— Review of Marcus Clarke Brian Elliott , 1958 single work criticism biography ;
(p. 100-101)

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