Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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Notes

  • Poems in this volume by Robert Adamson, Gwen Harwood, Geoffrey Lehmann, David Malouf, Judith Rodriguez and Thomas Shapcott are previously unpublished and were submitted for this volume at the request of the editor.

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1986 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Kissi"The lips closed in the air hovered together", Robert Adamson , 1986 single work poetry (p. 1)
Famei"The war is over. Prokofiev is dead.", Bruce Beaver , 1985 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
Life Stylei"It gets later and later into the day,", Bruce Beaver , 1985 single work poetry (p. 2)
The Domesticity of Giraffesi"She languorously swings her tongue", Judith Beveridge , 1984 single work poetry (p. 3)
Rock Climbers, Uluru, 1985 (for Adam)i"First hour in Athens: jet-lagged, raw eyes watering", R. F. Brissenden , 1986 single work poetry (p. 4)
Louisa Stewart is Foalingi"Winter has coloured the straw dark as sweat.", Vincent Buckley , 1984 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Australiai"I breathe the air of another country", Gary Catalano , 1984-1986 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Quotidiani"Yes. That the day was an ordinary one can be proven by this", Gary Catalano , 1984 single work poetry (p. 6)
Galilee Guest Housei"Coffee and leather arm-chairs, candle-lit,", Hal Colebatch , 1984 single work poetry (p. 7)
Mrs Swipe Speaks Outi"So I said to her I said", Bruce Dawe , 1985 single work poetry humour (p. 7-8)
Museum Attendanti"A young man once,", Sarah Day , 1985 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Eyei"One day the dark fell over my eye.", Rosemary Dobson , 1985 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Almond-Tree in the King James Versioni"White, yes, pale with the pallor of old timbers,", Rosemary Dobson , 1985 single work poetry (p. 10)
St Basil's at Lake Learmonthi"A skier on the lake chases the boat", Bary Dowling , 1985 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
School Holidays - Rose Bayi"In the armchairs of the branching figs", Geoffrey Dutton , 1986 single work poetry (p. 11)
Division of Labouri"The mantis strains in its new skin", Stephen Edgar , 1985 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Sleeping Girl : After the Painting by Balthusi"Lapsed into sleep on a settee.", Diane Fahey , 1986 single work poetry (p. 12)
Worlds Awayi"In the floodlit store, the woman fondled the garments", Diane Fahey , 1986 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Europe: A Guidei"Greece is like a glittering city", John Forbes , 1986 single work poetry Europe: A Guide for Ken Searle (p. 13-14)
Warshipi"Sunlight tap-dances on the far water", John Foulcher , 1985 single work poetry (p. 15)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Maybe a Little Poetic Licence? Rosemary O'Grady , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 February 1987;

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Strange Poems and Fish : Modest Editing in `The Senior Discipline' Peter Goldsworthy , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 89 1987; (p. 14-16)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Well, Someone Has to Make These Judgments Martin Flanagan , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 February 1987; (p. 13)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Untitled Bruce Beaver , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 21-22 December 1986; (p. 13)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Untitled Manfred Jurgensen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , June vol. 3 no. 1 1986; (p. 170-172)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Untitled Bruce Beaver , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 21-22 December 1986; (p. 13)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Untitled Manfred Jurgensen , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , June vol. 3 no. 1 1986; (p. 170-172)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Maybe a Little Poetic Licence? Rosemary O'Grady , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 February 1987;

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Strange Poems and Fish : Modest Editing in `The Senior Discipline' Peter Goldsworthy , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 89 1987; (p. 14-16)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
Well, Someone Has to Make These Judgments Martin Flanagan , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 February 1987; (p. 13)

— Review of Australian Poetry 1986 : the finest of recent Australian poetry 1986 anthology poetry
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