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Alternative title: The Sacred in Australian Literature
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... vol. 19 no. 2 December 2005 of Antipodes est. 1987 Antipodes
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* Contents derived from the 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Remembering Robert, John Scheckter , Horst Priessnitz , Marian Arkin , Herbert C. Jaffa , Paul Kane , Igor Maver , Nicholas Birns , Carolyn Bliss , Adi Wimmer , Brian Kiernan , single work biography
The authors share personal memories of their friendhip with Robert Ross and his dedication to the study and enjoyment of Australian literature in America.
(p. 116-123)
Note: Includes biographical references.
The Sacred in Australian Literature : An Introduction, Bill Ashcroft , Frances Devlin-Glass , Lyn McCredden , single work criticism
The authors examine the significance of the 'sacred' in contemporary Australian culture.
(p. 124-126)
Note: Includes bibliography.
An Atlas of the Sacred : Hybridity, Representability, and the Myths of Yanyuwa..., Frances Devlin-Glass , Yanyuwa People , single work criticism (p. 127-140)
The Horizonal Sublime, Bill Ashcroft , single work criticism
Discusses 'the ways in which the horizonal sublime, itself a post-colonial transformation of the Romantic view of place, has been transformed in contemporary writing'. (p.151)
(p. 141-151)
Note: Includes bibliography.
The Obstinacy of the Sacred, Andrew McCann , single work criticism
Examines contemporary Australian literature with the view that 'the sacred is at once a powerful symptom of postcolonial disquiet and a path of flight that promises to lead beyond this, and beyond history itself'. (p. 157)
(p. 152-157)
God's Second Arsehole : A Sonneti"Filthy junked smack for booze in the NT,", Justin Clemens , single work poetry (p. 158)
The Sinner, the Prophet, and the Pieta : Sacrifice and the Sacred in Helen Garner's Narratives, Brigid Rooney , single work criticism
After stating that Garner's writing has the 'capacity to move, compel and disturb' the author then examines 'the relationship between Garner's literary reputation and her current purchase as an Australian public intellectual'. (p.160)
(p. 159-165)
Note: Includes bibliography.
The Impossible Infinite : Les Murray, Poetry, and the Sacred, Lyn McCredden , single work criticism
Examines the poetry of Les Murray and finds an 'awareness, a coming to realize that it is impossible to speak of God, even as God is represented, imaged, mimicked, and called on...the very closest the poetry comes to the sacred'. (p.171)
(p. 166-171)
Churchi"The wish to be right", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 171)
God, History, and Patrick White, Veronica Brady , single work criticism
Examines Patrick White's treatment of theology and its role in post-World War II Australian life.
(p. 172-176)
Note: Includes bibliography.
Bluthorpe Picks an Endingi"now he's old enough to think of heaven", Noel Rowe , single work poetry (p. 177)
How to Gossip with Angels : Australian Poetry After the Gods, Noel Rowe , single work criticism
Examines the relationship between religion and Australian poetry.
(p. 177-183)
Note: Includes bibliography
Collaboration and Closure : Negotiating Indigenous Mourning Protocols in Australian Life Writing, Michael Jacklin , single work criticism
Examines 'indigenous mourning protocols, as they are negotiated in life writing texts and in all manner of public discourse in Australia...' (p.190)
(p. 184-191)
Note: Includes bibliography.
Steti"she first saw the word in a newspaper crossword", Susan Kruss , single work poetry (p. 191)
From Black Diamonds and Dust, Greg Bogaerts , extract novel historical fiction (p. 192-195)
Icon, a Triptychi"A late child. The only child.", Yve Louis , single work poetry (p. 195)
After the Budapest Conferencei"My girlfriend bought a flat with her fiance.", Stephen Lawrence , single work poetry (p. 196)
At the End Of Historyi"The spoken dirge,", Kate Middleton , single work poetry (p. 197)
Veronika on the Gold Coasti"You must have wondered", Benjamin Cornford , single work poetry (p. 197)
Island Sacrifice, Michelle Bakar , single work short story (p. 198-206)

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A Rare Foreign Eye Melinda Harvey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 283 2006; (p. 48)

— Review of Antipodes vol. 19 no. 2 December 2005 periodical issue
A Rare Foreign Eye Melinda Harvey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 283 2006; (p. 48)

— Review of Antipodes vol. 19 no. 2 December 2005 periodical issue
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