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Alternative title: Animal
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... vol. 69 no. 1 2009 of Southerly est. 1939 Southerly
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* Contents derived from the 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Magpiesi"Score and libretto throats that skirt drama", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 18)
Cricketi"There's a cricket somewhere in the room", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 19)
Written from the South Coast of Western Australiai"Flying over Siberia vast level mpped by black rivers", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
The Naval Radio Towers at Belconneni"600 feet of steel, and a good sight", Lawrence Bourke , single work poetry (p. 34)
Nullabori"The desert preacher rides into town with his sideshow of tricks and mirrors", Adrian Robinson , single work poetry (p. 35)
Animal Writes : Ethics, Experiments and Peter Goldsworthy's Wish, Helen Tiffin , single work criticism
'Like fellow South Australian resident J.M. Coetzee, Peter Goldsworthy has, in a number of his works, sought to raise crucial ethical issues for a predominantly post-Christian Western world where problems posed by technologies and their products precipitate new moral, ethical and psychological dilemmas. It is increasingly clear that our current legal frameworks and traditional moral guides are inadequate in dealing with developments over the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Both John Coetzee and Peter Goldsworthy then, have used fiction to raise these issues, and reaching imaginatively 'outside the box,' drawn our attention to the directions in which we might seek at least partial solutions.'
(p. 36-56)
Party, Jennifer Robertson , single work short story (p. 79-86)
Nemesisi"With pick and knife, I twice attacked", Graeme Hetherington , single work poetry (p. 87)
A Close Reading of John Boyle O'Reilly's 'The Dukite Snake : A West Australian Bushman's Story', John Kinsella , single work criticism
'In Australian Literature (1940), E. Morris Miller says that John Boyle O'Reilly was the 'first poet associated with Western Australia'. He was in Western Australia for two years in the late 1860s. However, if we allow that there was a tradition of publishing local verse from the inception of the newspaper/journal press in the colony (1892 on), this can be seen as merely a statement about external recognition and publication - that is, recognition outside the colony. I would argue that even in terms of that external recognition, for example there were other poets from the colony who were associated with Western Australia by those outside the colony.'
(p. 88-107)
The Lizards, Anthony Gough , single work short story (p. 108-111)
Wyndham's Crowi"A passage in The Day of the Triffids", Benjamin Dodds , single work poetry (p. 112)
Destroying Species : A Literary Perspective, Alan Gold , single work essay
'Bats have been a greater source of horror and mystery in literature than perhaps any other living creature. The transmogrifying agent between human beings and bloodsucking servants of the devil, bats are usually represented as the animal which terrifies heroines. They are portrayed as demonic swarms which become enmeshed in a heroine's hair as she teeters on the edge of a precipice. Bats have gained an unenviable reputation which, until very recently, has been completely undeserved.'
(p. 113-122)
Sometimes, Apart in Sleep, By Chancei"A thing or a mind entering into the commonplace on", Louis Armand , single work poetry (p. 123)
La Gueere Est Finiei"Repelled by the impotent mirror image", Louis Armand , single work poetry (p. 124-126)
Interview With Brian Castro, Jacinta Van Den Berg (interviewer), single work interview (p. 127-139)
Lyrebirdi"The first jigsaw puzzles were made up of maps.", TT. O , single work poetry (p. 140-143)
Captain Cooki"Moths pattern their wings, to look like bits of bark.", TT. O , single work poetry (p. 143-145)
Cold Greed and Rankling Guilt : A Re-reading of A.D. Hope's 'The Cetaceans', Tracy Ryan , single work criticism

'Nothing more guaranteed to upset the Edenic applecart than beginning an article on A.D. Hope with a barbed quote from Michael Dransfield that was pointedly directed at least partly at his 'Official' poet. Dransfield, loved or loathed, we set to one side as poet of 'protest', and on the other side, buy by no means firmly fixed there, seems to rest Hope, among whose many writings we recall an essay against poetry as activism.'

(p. 146-169)
Country Towni"frisky calves", Pamela Brown , single work poetry (p. 161-163)
Rabbitingi"Old Man McDonald", Marvis Sofield , single work poetry (p. 164-165)

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