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Alternative title: Now Writing
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... vol. 65 no. 1 2005 of Southerly est. 1939 Southerly
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* Contents derived from the 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
In Memoriam : Stuart Edward Lee : 1922-2004, Elizabeth Webby , single work obituary
Elizabeth Webby records S. E. Lee's contribution to the study and teaching of English literature in Australia.
(p. 6-7)
Even Nowi"I can see dad", Paula Green , single work poetry (p. 8)
Like the Meaning of 'Love'i"on my eighth birthday", Grace Yee , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
A Perfect Hearti"Less and less of his life", David McCooey , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
The Cockle Pickers, Alice Nelson , single work short story (p. 13-17)
Saline Solutioni"Salt and water become the ocean.", Anthony Lynch , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Subsequentlyi"A slow siren", Anthony Lynch , single work poetry (p. 19)
Encapsulated Space: The Paradise-Prison of Australia's Island Imaginary, Elizabeth McMahon , single work criticism

McMahon addresses the 'geopolitics of Australian place' as seen through debates relating to border control and asylum seekers. She writes, 'In the specific context of literary studies, traditions and habits of represenation have been reframed by the evident potency and resonance of a rhetoric of belonging and insularity that has been harnessed to great effect. Galvanised by the press of contemporary politics, this essay will seek to identify and analyse the operations of this rhetoric, focusing on the condensed and contradictory status of Australia as an island continent.'

Mcmahon's analysis includes some reference to Robert Gray's 'Malthusian Island', Randolph Stow's To the Islands and Patrick White's Voss.

(p. 20-30)
I Can Do That!i"Like space invaders they skim under us, their halogen", David Kerr , single work poetry (p. 31)
Along the Boughi"it is the kind of heat-furred epilogue of wistfulness", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 32)
The Corki"Innocent cylinder with a wound,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 33)
The Tonguei"The tongue is the ego's horse", Kate Llewellyn , single work poetry (p. 34)
Halal, Rue Sainte, Catriona Murray , single work short story (p. 45-49)
Herbs of the Tarahumarai"They have come down, the Tarahumara Indians,", Vivian Smith , single work poetry (p. 50-52)
Reality Dreams: A Women and a Mani"this happens in the landscape", Yu Ouyang , single work poetry (p. 53)
Happy Rain on a Spring Nighti"good rain knows the right season", Du Fu , Yu Ouyang (translator), single work poetry (p. 53)
Seeing Meng Haoran Offi"my friend goes east after saying goodbye to the yellow crane tower", Li Bai , Yu Ouyang (translator), single work poetry (p. 54)
Spring Dawni"asleep in spring, one is often not aware of dawning", Meng Haoran , Yu Ouyang (translator), single work poetry (p. 54)
Weiching Melodyi"the morning rain at weicheng keeps down the dust", Wang Wei , Yu Ouyang (translator), single work poetry (p. 54)
Taipa : Aubadei"a candle", Christopher Kelen , single work poetry (p. 55)

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