Editions: 2009

December 2009 Volume LIII, No. 12

The New Frontier of Modern Art

Chad Swanson
The Composition Hut
Myra Schneider
The Realm of Visible Creation
Douglas Hassall
Myra Schneider
Letters to the Editor
David F. Smith, Anne Henderson, Des Moore, Neil McDonald, Frank Pulsford, Stuart Godfrey
Hushes and Varying Lights
David Bennett

November 2009 Volume LIII, No. 11

The Struggle for the Schools

Kevin Donnelly
The Immortal Samuel Johnson
Peter Ryan
I’ve Ridden Slipshod Over My Life
John West
“Uncle Bob”
Mark Lopez
Three Poems
Suzanne Edgar
Delivery Driver
Alison McNaught

October 2009 Volume LIII, No. 10

The Extraordinary Robert Conquest

John Whitworth
The Lure of Philosophy in Sydney
James Franklin
Tricia Peak
Janine Fraser
Why Philosophy Buries Its Undertakers
B.J. Coman
The Climb; Bovine Grace
Robyn Lance

September 2009 Volume LIII, No. 9

Short Takes VI

Alan Gould
The Voice of the Living Light
Michael Giffin
Dog and Kangaroo; Slug
Janine Fraser
Constructing a Parliament
Michael O’Connor
Our (So-Called) Battle for Australia
Peter Ryan
Separate Sightings
Sebastian Schloessingk

July - August 2009 Volume LIII, No. 7-8

Rudd, Blair, and Reform of the Public Sector

John McDonnell
I am a Woman; Heartbreak Hotel
John Whitworth
About Autumn
Andrew Lansdown
Poetry in the Movies
John Izzard
The Assault on Anzac
Mervyn F. Bendle
In the High Cab
Alan Gould

June 2009 Volume LIII, No. 6

The Eternal Ern

John McDonald
jamieson valley
Nicola Knox
The Strange Story of the Macquarie Mausoleum
Pauline Conolly
Underdog and Overlord
Paul Lake
Letters to the Editor
Ranald Moore, Jack Sexton, Claudio Veliz, Ian Jones, Peter Marriott, Kieran James
Fenian Tale of Derring-Do
Chris Ashton

May 2009 Volume LIII, No. 5

The Miseries of a Defence Minister

Michael O’Connor
Partisans of Allah
Paul Stenhouse
The Fabrication-Deniers
John Dawson
The Monster of Florence
Geoffrey Luck
Three-sided stories
Michael Connor
Greaseproof Rose
Les Murray

April 2009 Volume LIII, No. 4

Nancy Borlase

Peter Coleman
The Leavings; Doing the Laundry; Lament of the Ageing Bird-watcher
Suzanne Edgar
Two European Refugees in Melbourne
Douglas Hassall
Autistic Acrostic
Melinda Smith
Letters to the Editor
Trevor Sykes, Deirdre Therese Little, and Hal G.P. Colebatch
Some Kind of Blues
A.S. Patric

March 2009 Volume LIII, No. 3

A Marathon for Australian Art

Patricia Anderson
More Control, Less Prosperity
Des Moore
Australia: Echoes of Xavier Herbert
Laurie Hergenhan
The High Price of PC Power
Ray Evans & Tom Quirk
The Great Australian Folk Song That Wasn’t
Keith McKenry
Obama and the Weathermen
Mervyn F. Bendle

January - February 2009 Volume LIII, No. 1-2

Saigon as War Loomed

Bern Brent
Learning Portuguese
Jan Owen
Memories of Catholic Schooldays
Paul Chandler
Masters Leech, Swallow, Bonesuck and Blind John
John Whitworth
Growth, Jobs, and Prosperity
John Stone
The Miser’s Pensioner
John Izzard