Colloquy: issue fifteen

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Colloquy Issue Fifteen June 2008 [2.6 MB]


“To use a metaphor at a time like this would be obscene”: a study of cancer, poetry and metaphor[223 KB] Cathy Altmann

Burning Down the [Big] House: Sati in Sydney Owenson’s The Missionary [132 KB]
Frances Botkin

Wounded Space: Law, Justice and Violence to the Land [166 KB]

Seeing Stars: Reading Melancholy and Power at Madame Tussauds through the Lens of Hiroshi Sugimoto [692 KB]
Elizabeth Howie

Concrete Containment in Late Capitalism, Mysticism, the Marquis de Sade, and Phenomenological Anthropology [151 KB]
Apple Igrek

“Edging Back Into Awareness”; How Late it Was, How Late, Form, and the Utopian Demand  [106 KB]
Dougal McNeill

Crisis of Memory

Traumatic Memory and Holocaust Testimony: Passing Judgement in Representations of Chaim Rumkowski  [139 KB]
Adam Brown

Recreating Postmemory? Children of Holocaust Survivors and the Journey to Auschwitz [147 KB] Esther Jilovsky

Blurring the Boundaries: History, Memory and Imagination in the Works of W G Sebald [171 KB]
Diane Molloy

Review article

Santiago Zabala (ed.) Weakening Philosophy: Essays in Honour of Gianni Vattimo. Monteal & Kingston; London; Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007  [139 KB]
Ashley Woodward


“To a man with a big nose”: a new translation [71 KB]
Jorge Salavert Pinedo


The Great Inland Sea: reflections on the buddhadharma in the post-secular age  [134 KB]
Martin Kovan

Kazantzakis’ Poor Man of God: Philosophy without Philosophy  [213 KB]
Nick Trakakis

Book reviews

Jennifer Loureide Biddle. Breasts, bodies, canvas: Central Desert art as experience. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2007 [77 KB]
Elizabeth Burns Coleman

Robert Crawford. But Wait, There’s More…: A History of Australian Advertising, 1900-2000. Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 2008 [64 KB]
Jay Daniel Thompson

William Echard. Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2005 [61 KB]
Andrew Padgett

Becoming Heidegger: On the Trail of His Early Occasional Writings, 1910-1927, edited by Theodore Kisiel and Thomas Sheehan. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2007 [63 KB]
James Garrett

Mark Poster. Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006 [69 KB]
Adam Lodders

Henry Reynolds. The Other Side of the Frontier: Aboriginal Resistance to the European Invasion of Australia. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2006  [63 KB]
Louise Gray

Alison Ross. The Aesthetic Paths of Philosophy: Presentation in Kant, Heidegger, Lacoue-Labarthe, and Nancy. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2007  [64 KB]
Carlo Salzani

Tim Thorne. A Letter to Egon Kisch. Launceston: Cornford Press, 2007 [68 KB]
David Blencowe

Creative writing

Three Poems [68 KB]
Vivienne Glance

In a straw house by a blue stream: Chinese Poems [57 KB]
Christopher Kelen

Light Pink Summer [58 KB]
Susan McMichael

A Brew that is True [52 KB]
Nicola Scholes