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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... no. 243 August 2002 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
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  • Contents indexed selectively.
    Cover photo: Christina Stead.


* Contents derived from the 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Reviewing the Reviewer, James Bulman-May , single work correspondence (p. 8)
Stan Grant in the Forest, Tony Birch , single work review
— Review of The Tears of Strangers : A Memoir Stan Grant , 2002 single work autobiography ;
(p. 25-26)
Old Childreni"Dad's new car was that Ford Customline", Thomas Shapcott , single work poetry (p. 29)
'Dearest Munx': The Love Letters of Christina Stead, Margaret Harris , single work criticism
Correspondence between Christina Stead and her husband, William J. Blake is contained in Stead's papers held at the National Library of Australia. In this article, Harris examines the major sequence of this correspondence (May-June 1942) and demonstrates the way in which the letter-writing mirrors the development of Stead's novels.
(p. 30-37)
Medley and Hotchpotch, Jennifer Gribble , single work review
— Review of Christina Stead : Satirist Anne Pender , 2002 single work criticism ;
(p. 38)
A Formidable History, Pam Macintyre , single work review
— Review of Images of Australia : A History of Australian Children's Literature 1941-1970 H. M. Saxby , 2002 single work criticism ;
(p. 39-40)
Author! Author! : Peter Bishop, Peter Bishop , single work column (p. 42)
Wandering Scholars in Europe, Sylvia Lawson , single work review
— Review of Departures : How Australia Reinvents Itself 2002 anthology criticism ;
(p. 44-45)
National News, Marie-Louise Ayres , single work column (p. 46)
Some Trees, Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work review
— Review of Words for Country : Landscape and Language in Australia 2002 anthology non-fiction ;
(p. 50-51)
On the Volcano Traili"Basalt plains, sheep and beef country", Brendan Ryan , single work poetry (p. 51)
Modernist Embraces, Gig Ryan , single work review
— Review of Cut Lunch Chris Andrews , 2002 selected work poetry ; Collage Peter Lloyd , 2002 selected work poetry ; Itinerant Blues Samuel Wagan Watson , 2002 selected work poetry ;
(p. 56-57)
The New Aestheticsi"You've heard this story before --", Jill Jones , single work poetry (p. 57)
Tracing English, Chris Edwards , single work review
— Review of Calques Javant Biarujia , 2002 selected work poetry prose ;
(p. 58)
The Trouble with Banality, David Matthews , single work review
— Review of Hardly Beach Weather Bernard Cohen , 2002 single work novel ;
(p. 59)
The Purposefulness of the Creatures, Michael McGirr , single work review
— Review of Confessing a Murder Nicholas Drayson , 2002 single work novel ;
(p. 60)
Missing the Zeitgeist, Robin Gerster , single work review
— Review of Alanna Alan Saunders , 2002 single work novel ;
(p. 61)
The Importance of Being Edited, Alan Loney , single work review
— Review of Szabad Alan Duff , 2001 single work novel ;
(p. 62)
Mixed Results in the South Seas, Bronwyn Rivers , single work review
— Review of Quiros John Toohey , 2002 single work novel ;
(p. 63)

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