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Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, November 30

All about Vera
1. Birth GoddessFrom a row house in London(it is winter,snow filters slowly downthrough bare black trees)a woman with degreespublications to her creditposts ads for men, for women"sperm donors wanted/donors available"that return through the mailbrief...
Editorial
With the advent of a Labor government in Queensland, after three decades of right-wing National Party rule, we've had a lot of letters from friends around the place saying: "What's it like living under socialism?" Some are joking and some aren't.Life...
Going to China
The Christmas tree was falling over. Fading streamers, empty balloons hanging in the heat. The afternoon scorch begins again, another to wade through. Perspiration dribbles under white t-shirts in the tangible heat. "Constricts the blood vessels." Is...
In Search of Betty Collins
As is the case with many Australian working class women writers, the name of Betty Collins is hardly likely to ring a bell in the ears of many Australian literary critics. Indeed, my own familiarity with her writing is in no small measure due to the...
Interview with Olga Lipovskaya
INTRODUCTIONOlga Lipovskaya is a Leningrad feminist, editor of the samizdat journal Women's Reading, and an activist in the oppositional Democratic Union. Liz Ross, Richard Lane and I interviewed her at her home in September 1989. The discussion covered...
Naming Queensland Women's History: A Bibliographic Essay
RationaleBibliographies are rarely the spontaneous productions of scholarly enterprise and disinterested intellectual endeavour. Like explorers(1) records of previously unknown lands, bibliographies are constructed in response to a perceived need for...
Recording the Gaps
Jan McKemmish's novel, A Gapin the Records (1985), is a post-modernist spy thriller, although readers of Len Deighton and John le Carré might have difficulty in recognizing its resemblance to texts they are familiar with. McKemmish sets out to subvert...
Sisters, Wives and Mothers: Settler Women as Healers and Preservers of Health in the N.T. during the 1930s
IntroductionThe lives of settler women in the 1930s in the Northern Territory (NT) are best viewed from the two complementary aspects of history: time and place. Their story is unique from both perspectives. The conditions of the North, a `Dry-Wet' tropical...
The Case for Flora Eldershaw
There ought to be a word for it all -- something between patriotism and friendship. For the moment we can call it just Flora Eldershaw.(1)Our first contact was not entirely happy. I was the greenest of green `freshers'. Flora was established in her second...
Things Change. and about Time Too: A Critical Review of Women's Erotic Writing
A Review of Susan Hawthorne & Jenny Pausacker (eds.) Moments of Desire: Sex & Sensuality by Australian Feminist Writers. Penguin, 1989; Lyn Giles (ed.) Women's Erotica: Erotica by Contemporary Australian Women. Collins, 1988; Laura Chester (ed.)...
This Window's on Fire
i'm sorry. i've a few last minute things to do. you'll have to wait for me downstairs. there's the foyer. the entrance. the street. the garden. anywhere but here. near me. yes. i've a few things to do. to shut the front door to check the door is shut...
Toni -- over the Fence
Toni watches them, heart warm: four little girls, like fresh flowers blooming. Kasey, Chrissie, Frannie and Belle, eight and nine years old, always playing together and sometimes through the park, across the footbridge, over the creek, up the quiet side...
Writing about Women in Asia
A review of: Yayori Matsui, Women's Asia (London: Zed Press, 1989); Maria Mies, Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour (London: Zed Press, 1986); Kumari Jayawardena, Feminism and Nationalism in the...
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