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Issue Details: First known date: 1938... vol. 1 no. 1 April 1938 of Point est. 1938 Point
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Notes

  • Includes the short story 'Dolores Takes an Oath' by Soviet author Ilya Ehrenburg and '16 Square Inches of Grass' by Rudolf Leonard both set in the Spanish Civil War and Lorca's poem 'Preciosa'.
  • Also includes 'Open Letter to a Duke' by Mark Gold originally published in New Masses.
  • Includes an unfavourable review of Wyndham Lewis' autobiography Blasting and Bombarding.
  • Includes a critical essay contrasting Aldous Huxley's constructive pacifism with the ideals of Christopher Caudwell a young English writer who was killed in the Spanish Civil war.
  • 'Boycott' by Val Gwyr is a call for an embargo against the Japanese because of their brutal campaigns in the Second Sino-Japanese War.
  • Helen Hanschell's article 'History and the Class War' is reprinted from the 'special Marxist edition' of Arena an English catholic quarterly.
  • An advertisement on the back cover invites readers to join the Australian branch of the Left Book Club.

Contents

* Contents derived from the 1938 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Editorial, Alan Marshall , single work prose (p. 1-2)
Foreclosure, Alan Marshall , single work short story (p. 2-4)
Orthodoxy? Neutrality!, Dick Diamond , single work prose (p. 5-6)
Militiamani"Fighting alone", A. R. McClintock , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Tragedy of The Bulletin, Kevin Connolly , single work criticism
The author deplores the Fascist 'tone and tendency' of The Bulletin in its coverage of international events during 1938.
(p. 9-12)
Australia Looks North, Eden K. Greville , single work prose (p. 14-15)
Lysbethi"I wonder if the carter thought him crazy", Mark Haynes , single work poetry (p. 19)
Sputum Sam, Robert S. Close , single work short story (p. 24-26)
The Genius of Will Dyson, Vance Palmer , single work criticism (p. 32-33)

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