keywords: Brian Matthews

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Boxed in

    • Brian Matthews
    • 25 April 2006

    In a life liberally studded with trips in cabs, I have found cabbies to be in general an amiable lot.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Tour buzz

    • Brian Matthews
    • 24 April 2006

    Sleazily located above an adult supermarket in St Kilda, Icon Tours was uncorrupted by its neighbour and fully bore out its claim to provide something unique among day tours.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Needlework

    • Brian Matthews
    • 23 April 2006

    Although a Delta Goodrem launch would no doubt draw a larger attendance, perhaps a celebration of Henry Lawson,  would be a more notable and important Australian event.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Who's watching?

    • Robert Hefner
    • 21 April 2006

    Comment by Robert Hefner.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Tchaikovsky in Hanoi

    • Brian Matthews
    • 21 April 2006

    Nha Hat Lon, as the Opera House is known locally, was, with its Napoleonic panache and grandeur, just the place for large gestures and significant announcements.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    One more time around

    • Brian Matthews
    • 20 April 2006

    Is it just me, or is it always a bit strange at the start of another year? As if you can feel the earth and the sky and the ambience of things shifting wearily into another gear with a here-we-go-again crunching of cosmic cogs.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Brian Matthews

    • Brian Matthews

    Brian Matthews writes the By the Way column for Eureka Street. Brian is honorary Professor of English at Flinders University, Adelaide where he taught for 25 years and was awarded Flinders' first Personal Chair in English. He was Fulbright Scholar in Residence at the University of Oregon, 1986, and subsequently held visiting professorships at the universities of Trento, Venice and Bologna. He was head of the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies and professor of Australian studies at the University of London, 1993–96. In 1997 he became foundation director of the Europe Australia Institute at Victoria University, Melbourne. As a writer of biography, fiction and memoir and as a columnist for the Weekend Australian Magazine and Eureka Street, he has won numerous

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