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'This book collects reflections, evocations, commentary, criticism and humour by leading writers with a connection to La Trobe [University].' (Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Black Inc. , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Backstage at the Republic of Letters, Inga Clendinnen , 2004 single work essay (p. 7-17)
The Blessed Country, John Carroll , 2006 single work essay
Carroll argues that 'Terra Australis resists mapping. Yet in its own way it indicates to its new inhabitants that they will be favoured once they find their right relationships to it. At work, play or in everyday reverie those who dwell here might then come to find themselves supported, as by a benign presence. The country provides humans with a place simply to be. It offers its blessing.' (p.38)
(p. 21-38)
More or Less Diverse, J. B. Hirst , 2006 single work essay (p. 39-52)
The New Dominion, Robert Manne , 2006 single work essay (p. 55-73)
Special Friends, Marilyn Lake , 2006 single work essay
Lake suggests that 'Australian infatuation with the great republic ... has a longer history than most commentators realise and that [Prime Minister] Howard may be more in turne with historical tradition than some of his critics.' (p.74)
(p. 74-89)
Robert Hughes and the Provincialism Problem, Peter Beilharz , 2006 single work essay (p. 90-111)
Gore Vidal, Dennis Altman , 2006 single work essay (p. 112-120)
From the Red Country, Alan Frost , 2006 single work essay (p. 123-138)
Beyond the Great Divide, Donata Carrazza , Stefano de Pieri , 2006 single work essay (p. 139-146)
Towards a Portrait of Clifton Pugh, Judith Pugh , 2006 single work essay
Judith Pugh uses manuscripts held at the National Library of Australia to ascertain the veracity of the text accompanying a Clifton Pugh exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2005. Pugh's investigations allow her to re-visit a range of road trips undertaken by Clifton Pugh.
(p. 147-159)
Merri Creek, Christine Dew , 2006 single work essay (p. 160-168)
Reflection on Water, Nonie Sharp , 2004 single work essay (p. 169-175)
Women and India, Leela Gandhi , 2006 single work essay
Gandhi examines the place of women in Indian society. She illustrates her argument with examples from Katherine Mayo's Mother India and from the thoughts of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
(p. 179-190)
Departure and Arrival, Joel S. Kahn , 2006 single work essay (p. 191-205)
A New Zealand Social Democrat: The World We Have Lost, John Salmond , 2006 single work essay
Salmond reflects on the government of Australian-born and raised New Zealand Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage.
(p. 206-221)
On Pride, Judith Brett , 2006 single work essay (p. 225-241)
The Race Taboo, John Morton , 2006 single work essay (p. 242-254)
Writing on Sport, Brian Stoddart , 2006 single work essay
Brian Stoddart reflects on his passion for sports culture. He writes: 'In order to understand the historical contours of sport in any given location, one needs to know a lot more than the sport itself. It is for that very reason that as much of my reading has been oustide as it has been inside sport. The point is to be driven either by the sport into the wider world or by the wider world back into the sport - and not to be driven so much by theory as by a search for meaning.'
(p. 255-262)
Doing Anthropology, Raymond Madden , 2006 single work essay (p. 263-273)
The Windshuttle Controversy, Tim Murray , Christine Williamson , 2006 single work essay
Murray and Williamson discuss the debate surrounding the so-called 'history wars', featuring historian Keith Windshuttle.
(p. 274-284)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Clarity and Complexity Gillian Dooley , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , 19 January - 1 February no. 308 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Through the Looking Glass James Ley , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 284 2006; (p. 31-32)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Insult-Free, but All the More Elegant for It John Clare , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 30 July 2006; (p. 61)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Perspectives on the World We Live In John Graham , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 July 2006; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Golden Eggs of Thought Richard King , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 July 2006; (p. 35)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Golden Eggs of Thought Richard King , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 July 2006; (p. 35)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Perspectives on the World We Live In John Graham , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 July 2006; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Insult-Free, but All the More Elegant for It John Clare , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 30 July 2006; (p. 61)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Through the Looking Glass James Ley , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 284 2006; (p. 31-32)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
Clarity and Complexity Gillian Dooley , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , 19 January - 1 February no. 308 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of Reflected Light : La Trobe Essays 2006 anthology essay
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