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Alternative title: Before & After; Meanjin on Globalisation and Postcolonial Culture
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... vol. 66 no. 2 2007 of Meanjin est. 1940 Meanjin
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Notes

  • 'The origin of several of the essays and stories in this present issue of Meanjin lies in a three-day event (7-9 February 2006) at the University of Calcutta: Globalisation and Postcolonial Writing: An Australian-India Conference, presented by the Centre for Postcolonial Writing , Monash University, and the Department of English, Calcutta University.' (Notes and Acknowledgements.)
  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Apprentice's Sorcereri"In Geneva in a plague-deep hole,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
How to Stop Livingi"but to start not dying", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 5)
Marginalia of the Late Governor of the Island of Baratariai"This page seems very long but I have sworn", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 6)
My Parents Were Walking Islandsi"Yet I had no floater or Laputa", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 7)
From the Hotel Maria, Kim Cheng Boey , single work autobiography (p. 8-17)
Stormy River, Adib Khan , single work short story (p. 18-24)
Waters of Desire, Chandani Lokuge , single work criticism
'For those who have left the island of Sri Lanka as well as those who have stayed, water retains a powerfully ambiguous force in their lives..'(Meanjin)
(p. 25-34)
Ploughing, Sophie Cunningham , single work short story (p. 35-38)
The Sun Still Risesi"this woman a cutlass", Pooja Mittal , single work poetry (p. 39)
Ever the Twain, Peter Goldsworthy , single work essay
'Peter Goldsworthy reflects on past and present East-West literary links, and considers the biological roots of cultural hybridity down the ages.' (Meanjin)
(p. 69-75)
Collective Silences, Sunil Badami , single work short story (p. 76-80)
Cat Birdi"The cat is watching the bird", Sarah Day , single work poetry (p. 88)
The Year of the Rooster, Bon-Wai Chou , single work short story (p. 89-95)
Poem for Two Voices, Providing One of Them is Annie Lennoxi"It's spacious (for the money), with a kind of kooky", Sarah-Jane Norman , single work poetry (p. 96)
After Post-Colonialism, David Carter , single work criticism
'Examines the current state of Australian literary studies.'
(p. 114-119)
Covered Up With Sand, Kim Scott , single work criticism
'Kim Scott, from an Indigenous Australian perspective, highlights the continuing role and significance of regional culture in our so-called globalised or postcolonial world.'
(p. 120-124)
Ant Hills Come Overnighti"There are earthworks on the fire trail,", Carolyn Leach-Paholski , single work poetry (p. 125)
No Place Like Home, Jennifer Strauss , single work criticism

'Is there no place for home in a 'globalised' world? Jennifer Strauss looks back on some of her poetry to interrogate past meanings of home and their pertinence to today.'

(p. 133-141)
Ever So Humblei"Go, tell that on the mountain-", Jennifer Strauss , single work poetry (p. 136-137)
Country Towni"Doing my bit against the holiday toll", Jennifer Strauss , single work poetry (p. 138)

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Works about this Work

Currency for How Long, To What End? Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 295 2007; (p. 51-52)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 66 no. 2 2007 periodical issue ; Griffith Review no. 17 Spring 2007 periodical issue
Post-Colonial Flavour Adds Little to India Issue Owen Richardson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 August 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 66 no. 2 2007 periodical issue
Post-Colonial Flavour Adds Little to India Issue Owen Richardson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 August 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 66 no. 2 2007 periodical issue
Currency for How Long, To What End? Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 295 2007; (p. 51-52)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 66 no. 2 2007 periodical issue ; Griffith Review no. 17 Spring 2007 periodical issue
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