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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... vol. 4 no. 2 May 2012 of Transnational Literature est. 2008 Transnational Literature
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Transcultural Writers and Transcultural Literature in the Age of Global Modernity, Arianna Dagnino , single work criticism
Male Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder? Guys, Guises and Disguise in Patrick White’s The Twyborn Affair, Jean-François Vernay , single work criticism
'The Twyborn Affair (1979) critically confronts the politics of sex while revealing the author's private inner world. Patrick White's last novel but one adumbrates the representation of traditionally invisible alternative models of sexuality in literature which, according to Robert Dessaix, have been given topicality in the 1980s and 1990s due to a loosening of sexual repression. The themes of homosexuality and transvestism which White tackled earlier in his fiction are now the cynosure of all eyes and fused with identity concerns, even though the author did not intend his novel to be a piece of queer activism.

The Twyborn Affair is quintessentially a social comedy verging on the comedy of errors in which the traditional gendered dichotomy is subverted in order to blur clear-cut distinctions between what is meant to be masculine and feminine. This essay will explore the themes of literary representation, psychology, seduction, gender deconstruction, sexual identity and the politics of ambiguity in relation to male beauty in the novel.' (Author's introduction)

Reflections Apropos of Two Australian Books on Shakespeare, Joost Daalder , single work review
— Review of Ours As We Play It : Australia Plays Shakespeare Kate Flaherty , 2011 single work criticism ; The King and I Philippa Kelly , 2011 single work autobiography ;
Reading Asia : Musings of a Peripatetic Writer, Satendra Nandan , single work criticism
Notes for a paper delivered at the National Conference of the Australian Association of Teaching English (ATTE) on the theme ‘Finding a Place for Falstaff’, Melbourne Cricket Ground, December 2011
Tributes to Professor Bruce Bennett From Members of the Transnational Literature Boards, Rick Hosking , R. K. Dhawan , Kirpal Singh , single work obituary
Stephen Lawrence : South Australian Poet, Kate Deller-Evans , single work obituary
Farewell to Associate Professor Richard Hosking, 27 April 2012, Adrian Thurnwald , single work obituary
Transcript of Address by PhD Candidate Adrian Thurnwald
Fireworksi"A posy of damp squibs, a bucket brimful", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Operatic Ariai"Soprano, carrot cake. Tenor, Irish Moss,", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Satellite Radari"Has anyone seen the latest surface chart?", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Belladonnai"No Morning Glory, Everlasting Daisy, no", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Ameliai"Heart of Earth, misplaced, restored to earth,", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Final Optionsi"(Invertebrates) Portuguese Man O’War, Box", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
The Impossibility of Flight, Ian Gibbins , sequence poetry
100 Wordsi"Randomly tuning in somewhere outside", Ian Gibbins , single work poetry
Down Memory Lanei"a green shirt:", Md Rezaul Haque , single work poetry
Adam’s Apple - An Old Story Re-toldi"They hit the deck at the same time,", Md Rezaul Haque , single work poetry
Door Keepingi"a door", Md Rezaul Haque , single work poetry
Lover Canceri"Pray for poor father,", Md Rezaul Haque , single work poetry
In Memoriam : Professor Md Enamul Hoquei"It’s time to listen not to the noises", Md Rezaul Haque , single work poetry

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