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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 17-18 November 2007 of The Australian est. 1964 The Weekend Australian
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* Contents derived from the 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Blainey Ire over PM's History Prize, John Lyons , 2007 single work column
John Lyons reports on disquiet over the awarding of the inaugural Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History. The award was presented jointly to Les Carlyon's The Great War and Peter Cochrane's Colonial Ambition. Some sources reported that the former book was the Prime Minister's personal preference.
(p. 1, 2)
Untitled, Leonard Colquhoun , 2007 single work correspondence
Colquhoun comments on Bob Carr's erudite review of Colleen McCullough's Antony and Cleopatra.
(p. 2) Section: Review
Untitled, Helen Evans , 2007 single work correspondence (p. 2) Section: Review
To Die For, Graeme Blundell , 2007 single work criticism
Graeme Blundell asserts: 'Crime fiction is now a complex precinct where readers face a bewildering variety of choices'. Blundell provides a quick overview of crime fiction's sub-genres and canvasses Australian and international exponents of some of them.
(p. 4-5) Section: Review
Joel Adds Winning Chapter to Home Stories, Sandy George , 2007 single work column (p. 5)
Windy Gapi"As I was going through Windy Gap", David Campbell , 1951 single work poetry (p. 6) Section: Review
Land Lines, Bernard Lane , 2007 single work biography (p. 6) Section: Review
Telling Tales, Geoffrey Lehmann , 2007 single work review
— Review of The Complete Stories David Malouf 2007 selected work short story ;
(p. 8-9) Section: Review
The Overflow, Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work column
A column canvassing current literary news including a report of correspondence to the column from Antoni Jach who wrote of his great grandfather's poetic response to A. B. Paterson's 'Clancy of the Overflow'.
(p. 9) Section: Review
Inner Storyteller Out in the Cold, Richard King , 2007 single work review
— Review of The Lost Dog Michelle De Kretser 2007 single work novel ;
(p. 11) Section: Review
Finiali"I have your final smile by rote;", Jan Owen , 2007 single work poetry
The title and first line appear to play with the concept of the finial as decorative terminal ending on gables or flagstaffs, or the serif-ornamented typographic ending stroke, and 'final' as in 'final smile.' The body of the poem then suggests an orthodox meditation on lost love, but the closing stanza asserts that 'blind worms are flight as yet undressed' - and implies that love, hope, or the poet, will rise again.
(p. 15) Section: Spectrum
From Torment to Loud Tedium, Evan Williams , 2007 single work review
— Review of All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane Stephen Vagg 2007 single work film/TV ; Gabriel Shane Abbess Matt Hylton Todd 2007 single work film/TV ;
(p. 23) Section: Review
Wallpaper Queen Meets a Sticky End, James Jeffrey , 2007 single work review
— Review of Unfolding Florence : The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst Katherine Thomson 2006 single work film/TV ;
(p. 28) Section: Review

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