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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... vol. 4 no. 7 August 2009 of The Australian Literary Review est. 2006 The Australian Literary Review
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Snake's Progress, Mark Mordue , single work review
— Review of The Death of Bunny Munro Nick Cave , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 5-6)
There's Life in the Corpus Yet, Ivor Indyk , single work review
— Review of Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature 2009 anthology correspondence diary drama essay extract poetry prose short story ;
(p. 6-7)
Appointment with the Sublime, Peter Craven , single work criticism
In response to Peter Cochrane's review of Nicolas Rothwell's The Red Highway, Peter Craven defends and applauds Rothwell's writing style. Rothwell 'is a remarkable writer,' says Craven, 'and he has the exorbitant pretentiousness that goes with everything that is exquisite and mandarin and expectant about his whole endeavour'.
(p. 8-9)
Generations Struck by Lightning, Roger McDonald , single work review
— Review of The Ghost at the Wedding Shirley Walker , 2009 single work biography ;
(p. 10-11)
Who'll Come a-Morphing, Nicholas Jose , single work criticism (p. 14-15)
The Rise of Ausia, Nury Vittachi , single work prose

Nury Vittachi documents the rise of a new form of literture, dubbed 'Ausia', in which Australian stories 'are presaging a cultural integration between the country and its neighbours'.

Vittachi identifies various categories: World Citizen Lit., Roots Lit., Home Lit. and Whole Earth Lit. He suggests that the 'growing number of novels with Australia-encounters-the-wider-world themes suggests the literary landscape is evolving'. Vittachi concludes by expressing the hope that the stalled Australia-Asia Literary Award will be re-instigated as it would 'further encourage a refocusing of Australia's creative energies to make it one of the creative hubs of the eastern side of the planet'.

(p. 15-16)
Founding Fathers, Ross Fitzgerald , single work review
— Review of Andrew Fisher : An Underestimated Man Peter Bastian , 2009 single work biography ; Supreme Federalist : The Political Life of Sir John Downer John Bannon , 2009 single work biography ;
(p. 18)
Don't Mind the Digression, Peter Goldsworthy , single work review
— Review of In Two Minds : Tales of a Psychotherapist Paul Valent , 2009 single work autobiography ;
(p. 19)
A Sting in the Betrayal, Stella Clarke , single work review
— Review of Document Z Andrew Croome , 2008 single work novel ; Figurehead Patrick Allington , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 20)
Bolshie Biggles, Robert Dessaix , single work review
— Review of The People's Train Thomas Keneally , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 21)
Boredom and Bandaids, Chris Womersley , single work review
— Review of The Danger Game Kalinda Ashton , 2008 single work novel ; The Ice Age Kirsten Reed , 2009 single work novel ; We Don't Live Here Anymore Matt Nable , 2009 single work novel ; Omega Park Amy Barker , 2009 single work novel ;
(p. 22)
Are We There Yet?, Catherine Ford , single work review
— Review of Brief Encounters : Literary Travellers in Australia 1836-1939 Susannah Fullerton , 2009 selected work biography ;
(p. 23)
Aldeburgh Dawni"From slate sea that would gleam white were it not", Clive James , single work poetry (p. 25)
More Than a Slap, Colette Ormonde , single work correspondence (p. 26)

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