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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 A Meditation
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Alternative title: Ten Times Ten Times Twelvemonth
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Variant title appears in (And So Forth)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Millennium : Time-Pieces by Australian Writers Helen Daniel (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1991 Z152913 1991 anthology short story prose extract travel satire Ringwood : Penguin , 1991 pg. 22-26
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    y separately published work icon (And So Forth) Robert Dessaix , Sydney : Macmillan , 1998 Z349426 1998 selected work short story prose criticism biography

    'In this award-winning selection of his short fiction, essays and journalism from the last decade, Robert Dessaix offers insights into the many selves at play behind the mask of well-known broadcaster and author of "Night Letters". Traveller, thinker, linguist, and self-confessed dilettante, Dessaix muses in these pieces on an astonishing array of subjects from Orientalism to Aboriginal spirituality, from the art of translation to the nature of creativity, from covetousness to gay fiction, from Albanian tourism to adoption and the suburban family.Underlying these finely nuanced conversations with the reader is a passion for language and for finding ways to write with simplicity about intricate yet vital things–intimacy, mortality, time, love.

    '"(and so forth)" was a bestseller when first published in hardback in 1998, and won the Colin Roderick Award for 1999 for the best Australian book of 1998. This paperback edition includes the 8-page colour section.'(Publication summary) 

    Sydney : Macmillan , 1998
    pg. 49-56
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