Meanjin Vol. 68, No. 4

Meanjin Vol. 68, No. 4

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In the December edition of Meanjin, Jane Gleeson-White considers the power of storytelling traditions, Helen Barnes-Bulley takes a look at the symbolism behind fashion and costume in film and literature and Ben Eltham puts himself in the thick of the Australian arts festival scene. In a special ten-thousand word essay, novelist Charlotte Wood considers the ethics of using other people's lives in fiction and interviews writers-Robert Drewe, Helen Garner, Tegan Bennett-Daylight, Ashley Hay and Malcolm Knox-who've also waded these murky waters. Our striking full colour section features David Hansen on the art of portraiture and Sarah Kanowski on the prohibited art of shadow. Mel Campbell examines Michael Jackson's image and its unsayable paradoxes, Stephen Downes serves it up to the restaurant reviewing industry, Richard King rethinks Shakespeare four hundred years on and Andrew Sant asks what requires more courage in today's society-to get married or not to get married? Charlie Ward takes down the myth of the Australian 'legend', Ian Syson tries to find a space for soccer in our cultural life, James Guida rides with the early skateboarders and Claire Scobie writes on the rshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 157 x 234 x 16mm | 416g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Meanjin
  • Carlton, VIC, Australia
  • 0522856284
  • 9780522856286

About Sophie Cunningham

Sophie Cunningham is the author of two novels, Geography and Bird, and the non-fiction books, Melbourne and more recently Warning- The Story of Cyclone Tracy. She was also the editor of Meanjin and was, until recently, the chair of the Australian Council's literature more

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