June 2011 no. 332

June 2011 no. 332

News from the Editor's Desk

A month of Miles

Australia is glutted with literary prizes, all competing for attention; but the Miles Franklin Literary Award, first awarded in 1957 and now worth $42,000, retains a cachet al ... More

James Curran, John Carmody, Charles Lock


James Curran replies to Stuart Macintyre

Dear Editor,

Stuart Macintyre’s response to my letter (May 2011) acknowledges that in terms of ‘composition, character and l ... More

Australian art abroad

Patrick McCaughey

The paradoxical neglect of Australian art abroad

by Patrick McCaughey


Twenty years ago, when I was at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, I heard of an A ... More

Alexandra Harris: Romantic Moderns

Frances Spalding

Reviving native traditions, in modern ways

Frances Spalding


Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Wo ... More

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Anne Marsh: Look

Helen Ennis