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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... no. 293 July-August 2007 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
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* Contents derived from the 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Patronage and ABR, single work column
Australian Book Review launches the Patrons' Scheme, a campaign to attract private sponsorship of the journal.
(p. 1)
Fetishes, Faggots, Flirting and All, John Heard , single work correspondence (p. 4)
Geordie Williamson Replies:, Geordie Williamson , single work correspondence (p. 4)
Dymphna Lodewyckx and Calendars, D. G. Rogers , single work correspondence (p. 4-5)
Clark's Feet of Clay, Beryl Doble , single work correspondence (p. 5)
Resting the Boundaries, Jane Woollard , single work correspondence (p. 5)
Quickie Kevins, Neal Blewett , single work review
— Review of Kevin Rudd : The Biography Robert Macklin , 2007 single work biography ; Kevin Rudd : An Unauthorised Political Biography Nicholas Stuart , 2007 single work biography ;
(p. 8-9)
'Have I Really Lived Through All This?', Lisa Gorton , single work review
— Review of With Love and Fury : Selected Letters of Judith Wright Judith Wright , 2006 selected work correspondence ; Portrait of a Friendship : The Letters of Barbara Blackman and Judith Wright 1950-2000 Barbara Blackman , Judith Wright , 2007 selected work correspondence ;
(p. 10-12)
Note: port. (Judith Wright)
Clive's Culturama, Morag Fraser , single work review
— Review of Cultural Amnesia : Necessary Memories from History and the Arts 2007 anthology essay prose extract ;
(p. 13-14)
Note: port. (Clive James)
Fat Ben Jonsoni"Amid crustless sandwiches", Kate Middleton , single work poetry (p. 14)
A Very Forgiving Mediumi"Our landlord's man has let us off this time,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 19)
Bellbirdsi"Listen, Lesbia!", Peter Rose , single work poetry (p. 23)
Note-Perfect Paean, Nick Prescott , single work review
— Review of Romulus, My Father Nick Drake , 2007 single work film/TV ;
(p. 24-25)
'Forget the Housework', Gay Bilson , single work review
— Review of Autobiography of My Mother Meg Stewart , 1985 single work biography ;
(p. 26)
The Little Red Religion Book, Michael McGirr , single work review
— Review of The Feasts and Seasons of John F. Kelly Robert Pascoe , 2007 single work biography ;
(p. 27)
The Ups, The Downs: My Life as a Biographer, Hazel Rowley , single work essay
Hazel Rowley sets out the skills required by a biographer and details her personal 'trajectory as a biographer'. She also exposes the impact of biographical writing on the writer.
(p. 29-35)
Note: Available courtesy of ABR
Questioning the Template, John Leonard , single work column
John Leonard takes issue with the 2006 FAW Anne Elder Poetry Award judges' report written by Lorraine McGuigan and Earl Livings. Leonard asserts that the report 'offers no crititcal insights into the judges' choices' and 'limits itself largely to workshop dicta, of a doubtful sort'.
(p. 36)
A. D. Hope and Catullus, David Brooks , single work column (p. 38)
5 : Vivamus, Mea Lesbia, Atque Amemusi"Let us live, my Lesbia, let us make love too.", Gaius Valerius Catullus , A. D. Hope (translator), single work poetry (p. 38)
3 : Lugete, O Veneres Cupidinesquei"Mourn all you graces, mourn all you cupids,", Gaius Valerius Catullus , A. D. Hope (translator), single work poetry (p. 39)

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