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Issue Details: First known date: 1986... vol. 45 no. 2 Winter 1986 of Meanjin est. 1940 Meanjin
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* Contents derived from the 1986 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Fugitive Art : An Interview with Barry Humphries, Jim Davidson , single work interview (p. 149-168)
Standing Up for Myself, Wendy Harmer , single work biography (p. 175-179)
Tim and Debbie : Cairns, Mary Kenneally , Stephen Blackburn , single work drama (p. 180-181)
Tim and Debbie : Genetic Engineering, Mary Kenneally , Stephen Blackburn , single work drama (p. 181)
Tim and Debbie : Time Rap, Mary Kenneally , Stephen Blackburn , single work drama (p. 181-183)
Lessons From the Master, Morris Lurie , single work prose (p. 184-187)
Why I Wrote a Short Story Called 'Diesel Epiphany', Thea Astley , single work prose
Astley explains how the tedium of travel affects her, but recalls a delightful experience with an elderly train conductor in Germany. Finding they shared a love of classical music made for a delightful journey.
(p. 193-196)
Fire, Peter Mathers , single work short story (p. 197-202)
Ultimate Career Moves : A Sharp in the Flat Business, Lennie Lower , single work short story (p. 203-206)
Real Work and How to Avoid It : The Phrenzied Phrenologist, Lennie Lower , single work short story (p. 205-206)
Lower Me Down, Barry Dickins , single work biography (p. 207-211)
Political Satire in Sydney, Tom Thompson , single work criticism (p. 223-227)
The Joke After God, Don Watson , single work criticism (p. 228-235)
Disobedience, Frank Moorhouse , single work short story (p. 236-245)
A Chook Loose in the Top Paddock The Chook in the Australian Unconscious, Judith Brett , single work essay
Brett posits the view that for most Australians the chook 'symbolises the precariousness of our social order ... For the chook symbolises the forces, both inner and outer, which we fear we have not conquered, and it does so by being a uniquely Australian comic figure.'
(p. 246-249)
Mo, Max Harris , single work biography (p. 250-253)
Pygmies of the Passing Hour : The Penguin Book of Australian Satirical Verse, Jack Hibberd , single work review
— Review of The Penguin Book of Australian Satirical Verse 1986 anthology poetry extract ;
(p. 270-278)
To London, Jim Ewing , single work short story (p. 279-283)
Boots, Jim Ewing , sequence short story (p. 279-291)
Sukhorn, Jim Ewing , single work short story (p. 283-286)

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