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Alternative title: Culture Wars
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... vol. 75 no. 2 Winter 2016 of Meanjin est. 1940 Meanjin
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* Contents derived from the 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Ebon Cansi"In the twinkling of her eye, all is changed:", Stuart Barnes , single work poetry (p. 3)
Media and Diversity in Australia, Osman Faruqi , single work essay
'Osman Faruqi asks questions of Australia’s white-bread media landscape.
(p. 7-10)
The Only Australian in Bali, Matthew Clayfield , single work prose (p. 10-13)
Not Long Nowi"More than one star is awake", David Mortimer , single work poetry (p. 12)
Australia in Three Books, Anita Heiss , single work essay (p. 14-17)
At the Western Stationi"At the Western Station the trains are always passing far beyond reason;", Andrew Stuckgold , single work poetry (p. 16)
Rhyming Gently into That Good Night, Clive James , single work interview (p. 18-22)
Collecting Bottlesi"At daybreak a boy", Glenn Mcpherson , single work poetry (p. 21)
Faith, or The Memory of Raini"Your faith twitches at an angle to the land", Anne Elvey , single work poetry (p. 23)
The Vanishing Point : The Story of the Publication of The Lucky Country, Carl Reinecke , single work essay (p. 42-54)
Porch Light, Alice Bishop , single work short story (p. 55-58)
House Guesti"Let me practise a candle's", Meredith Pitt , single work poetry (p. 57)
Flighti"Heading home from the open-plan office,", James Gering , single work poetry (p. 63)
You've Walked Out on the Tongue of a Valley's Enormous Mouthi"it's as if tides of gums were collapsing upon one another before they were frozen in place.", Stuart Cooke , single work poetry (p. 66-67)
Marngrook, Tom Wills and the Continuing Denial of Indigenous History : On the Origins of Australian Football, Jenny Hocking , Nell Reidy , single work criticism

'The Indigenous game of marngrook and its claimed connection to Australian rules football has provoked unusually intense debate.1. Dismissed as ‘an emotional belief’, ‘falsifying history’, ‘lacking any intellectual credibility’—who could have imagined that the seemingly innocuous matter of an Indigenous game of football would meet with such invective.' (Introduction)

(p. 83-93)
Bruise : Young in London, 1986i"You're standing on the edge drinking larger", Charles Freyberg , single work poetry (p. 94-95)
Operational Mattersi"Who is it who has reported this unfortunate sedition, so eloquently", Andrew Stuckgold , single work poetry (p. 101)
Rusai"Morning mist. Among the trees", Eileen Chong , single work poetry (p. 106)
Threadi"A pulse, an inkling. Numinous wellings.", Todd Turner , single work poetry (p. 118)
A Review of Over There by Stanislaus Nguyen, Michael McGirr , single work short story
'Over There is the third volume of Stan Nguyen's comic memoirs. For a man who, in the course of this book, celebrates his fortieth birthday, that's not bad going. Socrates said famously that the unexamined life was not worth living. If he were alive today, he might have said that the unlived examination is not worth much either...' (Introduction)
(p. 121-127)

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Journal Braces for Winter of Discontent Richard King , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 June 2016; (p. 18)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 75 no. 2 Winter 2016 periodical issue
Journal Braces for Winter of Discontent Richard King , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 June 2016; (p. 18)

— Review of Meanjin vol. 75 no. 2 Winter 2016 periodical issue
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