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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... no. 341 May 2012 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
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Contents

* Contents derived from the 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Advances, single work column
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on ABR's move from its premises in Bridge Rd, Richmond to the newly renovated J. H. Boyd Girls' High School site, located in Melbourne's Southbank precinct. 'Advances' also notes the death of Professor Bruce Bennett, an ABR patron.
(p. 1)
Muddying the Waters, Richard Haese , single work correspondence
Richard Haese outlines errors (in relation to the Oz obscenity trials) committed by Peter Hill in Hill's review of Haese's Permanent Revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian Avant-Garde 1953-1997.
(p. 4)
Comedy as Dark Matter, John Leonard , single work correspondence
John Leonard addresses issues arising from Maria Takolander's review of Young Poets: An Australian Anthology, edited by Leonard.
(p. 4)
'So Completely French', Leigh Swinbourne , single work correspondence
Leigh Swinbourne expresses his concern at Robert Dessaix's 'invention' of a major figure in Dessaix's Twilight of Love: Travels with Turgenev. Dessaix had discussed his narrative 'invention' in the 2011 Seymour Lecture, 'Pushing against the Dark'.
(p. 4)
'So Much of Our Life in It', David Marr , single work criticism
David Marr examines the impact of the rejection of White's plays in Adelaide and the impetus it gave to White's playwriting.
(p. 13-17)
Secrets of the Jolleys, Francesca Rendle-Short , single work review
— Review of The House of Fiction : Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley : A Memoir Susan Swingler , 2012 single work autobiography ;
(p. 18-19)
Talking the e-Talk, Nick Hordern , single work review
— Review of Class Act : A Life of Creighton Burns John Tidey , 2012 single work biography ;
(p. 20-21)
The Choir of the Just, Geoffrey Cains , single work review
— Review of The Censor's Library Nicole Moore , 2012 single work criticism ;
(p. 21-22)
New Territory, Gillian Dooley , single work review
— Review of The Mountain Drusilla Modjeska , 2012 single work novel ;
(p. 25)
Across Space, Christine Piper , single work review
— Review of Running Dogs Ruby Murray , 2012 single work novel ;
(p. 26)
Astral Weeks, Jay Daniel Thompson , single work review
— Review of The Meaning of Grace Deborah Forster , 2012 single work novel ;
(p. 28)
Landmines in Lexicography, Sarah Ogilvie , single work column (p. 32-33)
One Housei"Empty for years, the house can tell us nothing.", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 33)
Emily Poemsi"Surrounded by the countless dead", John Kinsella , single work poetry (p. 36)
Bird Brains, Gay Bilson , single work review
— Review of Nest : The Art of Birds Janine Burke , 2012 single work prose ;
(p. 46-47)
Feeling and Action, Judith Armstrong , single work review
— Review of Demanding the Impossible : Seven Essays on Resistance Sylvia Lawson , 2012 selected work essay ;
(p. 51-52)
[Review] Sea Hearts, Maya Linden , single work review
— Review of Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan , 2012 single work novel ;
(p. 57)
Two Fortunes, John Arnold , single work review
— Review of William Lawrence Baillieu : Founder of Australia's Greatest Business Empire Peter Yule , 2012 single work biography ;
(p. 60-61)
The Passion, Bernard Whimpress , single work review
— Review of Australia : Story of a Cricket Country 2011 anthology essay ;
(p. 61-62)
The Mere Self, Bronwyn Lea , single work review
— Review of Late Night Shopping Rhyll McMaster , 2012 selected work poetry ;
(p. 64)

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