Section: Arts And Culture

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Quick reviews

    • Brooke Davis, Merrin Hughes, Kate Chester, Cassy Polimeni
    • 20 April 2006

    Reviews of the books The  Penelopiad;  Saving  Fish  from  Drowning;  No  Place  Like  Home;  and Breastwork:  Rethinking  Breastfeeding.

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    Film reviews

    • Allan James Thomas, Gil Maclean
    • 20 April 2006

    Reviews of the films Brokeback  Mountain, Jarhead and Munich.

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    Going to jail

    • Brian Doyle
    • 20 April 2006

    Brian  Doyle on incarceration, American style.

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    Coming home to the land

    • Donna Leslie
    • 20 April 2006

    Artist Lin Onus had a way of stimulating empathy by giving people something to connect with—not merely on an intellectual level but at the level of the heart.

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    True fakes

    • Simon Caterson
    • 20 April 2006

    We all know about the supposedly true books that turn out to be fakes, but perhaps even more remarkable is the way fiction can somehow become fact.

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    Vintage 2005

    • Jennifer Moran
    • 20 April 2006

    The best of 2005 - Jennifer  Moran  on three annual anthologies of Australian writing.

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    Drawing from the text

    • Peter Pierce
    • 20 April 2006

    Peter Pierce reviews The Diaries of  Donald  Friend,  Volume Three, edited by Paul Hetherington.

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    Like warriors of old

    • Jacqueline Healy
    • 20 April 2006

    Jacqueline  Healy  on Geoffrey and James Bardon’s  Papunya:  A  Place  Made  After  the  Story.

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    Riding out the Romantic Storm

    • Philip Harvey
    • 20 April 2006

    Philip Harvey reviews Ann McCulloch’s Dance of  the Nomad:  A Study of the Selected Notebooks of A.  D. Hope.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Pulped promises and draining tidal waters

    • Gillian Telford
    2 Comments

    the wood-chip mills with gaping jaws strip chew and spit out forests ... protestors gather in city parks to march with banners — promises are processed — pulped

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    The material stretched by the spiritual

    • Peter Steele
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    The Spirit of Secular Art, for all its attention to the work of human hands devoted to festivity, often has an eye on human affairs at large. It can function as a challenge to many of the central themes of contemporary political life in Australia.

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    In the eye of the protagonist

    • Tim Kroenert

    The common metaphor to describe feeling empathy is to 'put yourself in someone else's shoes'. In the biopic The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, director Julian Schnabel goes further and places his audience inside his protagonist's eye.

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