December 2002-January 2003, no. 247

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December 2002-January 2003, no. 247

Peter Rose reviews 'My Life As Me: A memoir' by Barry Humphries

Peter Rose

When Barry Humphries published his first volume of autobiography, many readers were left wanting ‘More, please’ – avid as gladdie-waving victims during one of his shows; voracious as the greedy polymath himself ...

Frances Devlin-Glass reviews 'Broken Song: T.G.H. Strehlow and Aboriginal possession' by Barry Hill

Frances Devlin-Glass

It seems to be only a couple of years ago that my students declared gender and race to be the ‘hot’ topics in culture. Now, I confidently predict, they will relegate gender (still acknowledging its importance) and reformulate the second term by adding a third: race and its intersection with religion, in its broadest definition.