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A Global Journal of Australian/New Zealand Literature

Edited by Brenda Machosky

Subjects: Cultural Studies, Fiction, Language and Literature, Literary Criticism and Theory, Poetry

Published 2 times per year
ISSN 0893-5580
E-ISSN 2331-9089

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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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Antipodes Volume 34, Issue 1 (June 2020)

From the Editor

About the Cover

“The Water Changing under Keel”: Chris Wallace-Crabbe and the Transformation of Style
Judith Bishop

Peter Cowan: An Angry Penguin in the West
John Barnes

Featured Writer: Brian Castro
Introduction: Brian Castro—Mon Semblable—Mon Frère!
Peter D. Mathews

No Crossword or Chiasmus: The Self-Vexing of Literariness in Brian Castro’s Blindness and Rage
Nicholas Birns

Mixed-Race Corporality in Brian Castro’s Fiction
Marilyne Brun

Stealing the Scene: Brian Castro’s Double-Wolf
Tony Hughes-d'Aeth

Reading Brian Castro’s Shanghai Dancing at the Bottom of the Sea
Reuben Mackey

Seasons in Rotation — Chris Wallace-Crabbe

Blue — Cassandra O'Loughlin

The sun and the moon — Stephen Brock

Testimony — Claire Miranda Roberts

The Home — Mona Zahra Attamimi

Needle — Eileen Chong

Monologue to a Wayward Niece — Geoff Goodfellow

Missing the Rain — Ross Gillett

Her Da's hip — Carol Jenkins

Working from Home — Petra White

No New Thing Under the Sun— Liam Ferney

The Clocks — Roland Leach

Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
Micklos. And I — Jordon Conway

The Atoll — Caroline Flood

Stone — Rachel Robertson


Lyn McCredden. The Fiction of Tim WintonSalhia Ben-Messahel

Josephine A. McQuail, ed. Janet Frame in Focus: Women Analyze the Works of the New Zealand WriterEva Rueschmann

Chrystopher J. Spicer. Cyclone Country: The Language of Place and Disaster in Australian Literature Robert Zeller

Christopher Raja. Into the Suburbs: A Migrant’s Story— Kiran Bhat

Lainie Anderson. Long Flight HomeVictoria Avery

Tom Keneally. The Dickens Boy — Ryan Shek



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Antipodes Volume 34, Issue 2 (December 2020)

From the Editor

About the Cover

Modernity in the Antipodes: Politics and Aesthetics in Christina Stead’s Seven Poor Men of Sydney
Naish Gawen

Contemporary Historical Fiction and Kate Grenville’s A Room Made of Leaves
Charlotte Guest

“All you have to do is look”: Nicholas Birns interviews Donna Coates

Featured Topic: Reimagining Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand Cinema
Guest Editor: Eva Rueschmann

Introduction: The Eurocentric Gaze, Postcolonial Gothic, Indigenous Visions
Eva Rueschmann

Countering the Eurocentric Gaze? Europe in the Antipodean Filmic Imagination
Janine Hauthal

Death in Paradise: Beauty, Danger, Isolation, and Failure in Christine Jeff's Rain (2001)
Andrea Wright

“The house will come to you”: Domestic Architecture in Contemporary Australian Literature and Film
Ella Jeffery and Emma Doolan

History, Recognition, and the Trauma of Indigenous Enjoyment in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Laurent Shervington

Cathy FREEMAN: Trailblazer, Black Activist, Kuku Yalanji Woman
Felicity Collins

Children, Affect, and National Feelings: Shame in Taika Waititi’s Boy (2010)
Angela Marie Smith

A Note on Anne Elder’s Scenario for Summer — Paul Kane

Scenario for Summer — Anne Elder

A Day of Some Confluence — Dennis Nicholson

Trouble — Edith Speers

Art Mistress — Jena Woodhouse

Solitude —Damen O’Brien

Light Observations — Andrew Lansdown

Mud — Sam Morley

A tin kettling —Brendan Ryan

Eastern seagull poem — Susanne Kennedy

Flighty Things — Robyn Rowland

A Kindness — Kevin Hart

What to Expect — Cate Kennedy

Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
Interval North — Dominique Hecq

Somebody’s Child — Jena Woodhouse

Genetic Drift — Rose Michael

K.J. — Geoff Goodfellow

From All Over...About Down Under
From Perth . . . About Alf Taylor Book Launch at Centre for Stories
Per Henningsgaard

From Memory . . . About Bruce Sutherland
John Barnes


David Brooks. Animal DreamsNicole Emanuel

Toby Davidson. Good for the Soul: John Curtin’s Life with PoetryNathanael O’Reilly

Alf Taylor. God, the Devil and Me — Per Henningsgaard

Murray Bail. He. — Richard Carr

Kate Grenville. A Room Made of Leaves — Venus Fultz

Pip Williams. The Dictionary of Lost Words — Jennifer Tilbury

Cassandra Atherton and Paul Hetherington. Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry — Kendalyn Mckisick

Kevin Densley. Sacredly Profane — James Roderick Burns



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