Antipodes Volume 25, Number 2 (December 2011)

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The official publication of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, Antipodes is published in June and December of each year. The journal welcomes critical essays on any aspect of Australian and New Zealand literature and culture, and comparative studies are especially encouraged. Additionally, Antipodes publishes short fiction, excerpts from novels, drama, and poetry written by Australian and New Zealand authors. 

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The official publication of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies, Antipodes is published in June and December of each year. The journal welcomes critical essays on any aspect of Australian and New Zealand literature and culture, and comparative studies are especially encouraged. Additionally, Antipodes publishes short fiction, excerpts from novels, drama, and poetry written by Australian and New Zealand authors. 

Table of Contents
Antipodes, Volume 25, Issue 2 (December 2011) 

Poetry
Michael Farell — symbol thing

Luke Fischer — Grasshopper in a Field

Peter Bakowski — Written in a woman’s hand

Aidan Coleman — Self-portrait with Advice

Heather Taylor Johnson — Bare feet

Suzanne Edgar — Homage to Mapplethorpe

Michael Sharkey — The Myth of the Eternal Student

Jamie King-Holden — Before

Robert Gray — Ekphrasis

Ashley Capes — you steal a boat

Lisa Gorton — A Description of the Storm Glass and Brief Guide to its Use in Forecasting Weather

Andy Kissane — The Car

David Howard — Reading Entrails

Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Zhao Chuan — My African Things

Jeremy Fisher — On Rosa-Luxembourg-Strasse in a Vietnamese Café

Helen Gildfind — Gently, Gently

Inez Baranay — The Idea of Europe

Janet Roberts — Bravery

Stephen Oliver — A Big Fruity Guy . . .

Greg Bogaerts — Maria

Ouyang Yu — from Direct Translations: Words and Stories

Petra Kuppers — Landings: Darwin

Essays
Katherine Hallemeier — Writing Hyrbidity: The Theory and Practice of Autobiography in Rey Chow’s “The Secrets of Ethnic Abjection” and Brian Castro’s Shanghai Dancing

Jame Dahlstrom — America, the Forbidden Fruit: Anti-American Sentiment in Robbery Under Arms

Janice Shaw — Beverly Farmer’s Embrace of the Mirror

Gillian Dooley — “You are my Australia”: Brian Medlin’s Contribution to Iris Murdoch’s Concept of Australia in The Green Knight

Elizabeth Hicks — Love and Vertigo: The Blue Mountains as Veranda in Australian Women’s Writing

Kathleen Steele — Reading the Metaphors of Tree and Island in Kenneth Slessor, Judith Wright, and Dorothy Hewett

Ali Alizadeh — Against Representation: Louis Armand and the Limits of New Australian Poetry

Departments
About the Cover Art (Inside Front Cover)

Editorial -- Uus-Meremaa?

In Memoriam, Terry Sturm (11 July 1941–25 May 2009)

Book Reviews
Fiction

Kim Scott, That Deadman Dance — Rich Carr

Peter Docker, The Waterboys — Nicole Gurley

Alastair Sarre, Prohibited Zone — John Fletcher

Chris Womersley, Bereft — Hans Burger

Jena Woodhouse, Farming Ghosts — Patrick Barney

Amy T. Matthews, End of the Night Girl — Sarah Doetschman

Poetry

Jill Jones, Dark Bright Doors — Greg Lyons

John Mateer, The West: Australian poems 1989–2009 — Edward Kim

Nathanael O’Reilly, Symptoms of Homesickness — Melina Draper

Drama

Eva Di Cesare, Sandra Eldridge, Tim McGarry (from a novel by Sonya Hartnett). Thursday’s Child: The Play — Tom Moran

Literary Criticism

John Beston, Patrick White within the Western Literary Tradition— Carolyn Bliss

Social History

Matthew Condon, Brisbane — Michael Butler

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