Why I Love Your Body single work   poetry   "I put your body"
  • Author: Dorothy Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1996 1996
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    y Crete Dorothy Porter , South Melbourne : Hyland House , 1996 Z335163 1996 selected work poetry South Melbourne : Hyland House , 1996 pg. 67
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    y Meanjin Australia Queer vol. 55 no. 1 1996 Z642768 1996 periodical issue 1996 pg. 63
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    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 32-33
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    y Divan no. 1 August 1998 Z940333 1998 periodical issue 1998
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    y Love Poems Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1728537 2010 selected work poetry 'Dorothy Porter writes about love, sex, heartbreak and desire like no one else. Love Poems collects her most powerful love poetry: portraits of longing and infatuation, of bliss, passion, uncertainty and devotion. It includes extracts from her award-winning and best-selling verse novels, as well as poems and lyrics spanning her whole career.' (From the publisher's website.) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 pg. 92
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    y The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Ink Press , 2013 6049379 2013 selected work poetry

    'Dorothy Porter was one of Australia’s truly original writers, renowned for her passionate, offbeat poetry and verse novels. The Best 100 Poems of Dorothy Porter draws from her life’s work to present the many facets of Porter the poet, from stretching the fabric of ancient mythology to delving into the beauty of the natural world, or inking an intimate message on your heart. This elegant hardback, a companion volume to The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray, is the perfect gift for Porter fans and newcomers alike. (Publisher's blurb)

    Collingwood : Black Ink Press , 2013
    pg. 15-16
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