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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 2 (December 2020)

From the Editor

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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 Dreams — Nicole Emanuel

Toby Davidson. Good for the Soul: John Curtin’s Life with Poetry — Nathanael 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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