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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 18-19 March 2006 of The Australian est. 1964 The Weekend Australian
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States of the Art, Christopher Bantick , 2006 single work column
Christopher Bantick writes on the state of arts funding in Tasmania including a perceived shift in governmental attitude to the arts from the incumbency of Premier Jim Bacon - who instituted the Tasmanian Pacific Regioon Prizes - to his successor, Paul Lennon.
(p. 2) Section: Review
Lits Out, Rosemary Neill , 2006 single work criticism

'There are three certainties about Australian fiction today: fewer books are being published, sales are falling and shelf-lives are shorter. Is the literary novel dying down under?' (Editor's headline)

Rosemary Neill canvasses opinion on this subject from across the literature sector. Her interviewees include writers Brian Castro and Mark Davis, publisher Shona Martyn and Literature Board head John Emery.

Who is Killing the Great Books of Australia?
(p. 4-6) Section: Review
Divinationi"I froze a little, I admit,", Simon Patton , 2006 single work poetry (p. 13) Section: Review
The Solitary Collector, John Wright , 2006 single work biography (p. 14) Section: Review
Comfort History, Mark McKenna , 2006 single work criticism
In countering Stella Clarke's 'Havoc in History House', McKenna writes that Clarke 'trivialised my [McKenna's] arguments to make it appear as a simple battle between imaginative historical fiction and the noble boredom of "insecure academics" chipping away in the drudgery within "the orthodoxies of salaried history processing".' McKenna states that he has never claimed 'that history should be left to the historians', he is simply trying to 'remind us of the differences between fiction and history, and point to the dangers and consequences of confusing the two.'
(p. 15) Section: Review

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