Those Immigrants from Queensland single work   poetry   "See those rainbow lorikeets"
Is part of Ferals John Mateer 2010 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1998 1998
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Alternative title: Those Immigrants
  • Appears in:
    y Westerly vol. 43 no. 4 Summer 1998 Z609988 1998 periodical issue 1998 pg. 42
  • Appears in:
    y Spitting Out Seeds John Mateer , Carlton North : Anatman , 1999 Z901991 1999 selected work poetry Carlton North : Anatman , 1999 pg. 37
  • Appears in:
    y Loanwords John Mateer , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2002 Z946216 2002 selected work poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2002 pg. 29
  • Appears in:
    y The West : Australian Poems 1989-2009 John Mateer , North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2010 Z1708646 2010 selected work poetry North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2010 pg. 127
    Note: With title: Those Immigrants
  • Appears in:
    y Thirty Australian Poets Felicity Plunkett (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2011 Z1811253 2011 anthology poetry

    'A landmark anthology celebrating a new generation of Australian poets.

    '1968 marked a turning point in Australian poetry, when a dynamic wave of new poets sought to revitalise a "moribund poetic culture". At the helm of that generation was John Tranter who argued that there would be cycles or generations of poets with peak moments where new poets would emerge to revitalise the culture.

    'Forty years later, with a spate of superb debut collections, Australian poetry has never looked so energetic and vital. From the imaginatively mind-boggling to the exquisitely lyrical, from tender and edgy erotic currents to wild feats of intellect and playfulness, the dynamism of contemporary Australian poetry is abundantly evident.

    'Thirty Australian Poets is the first anthology to celebrate the generation of poets born after 1968 and includes a wonderful diversity of voices and styles, from re-imagined versions of traditional forms to the experimental and avant-garde. This groundbreaking anthology captures the spirit of an exciting generation who, between them, have won every major poetry award, and made the renaissance of Australian poetry impossible to ignore.' (From the publisher's website.)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2011
    pg. 179
    Note: With title: Those Immigrants
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