y Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1997 1997
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Bruce Bennett
  • Epigraph: And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their / desolate houses, and dragons in their pleasant palaces.... Isaiah, 13:22

Contents

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Oxford University Press , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Kings and Messengersi"Someone leaning out said Look it's what", Peter Porter , 1995 single work poetry (p. 1)
A Great Reckoning in a Little Roomi"As I wake from sleep I see", Peter Porter , 1995 single work poetry (p. 2)
Hardy, 1913i"When she he mourned had guided him beside", Peter Porter , 1994 single work poetry (p. 3)
About Auden's Juveniliai"He knew he would be great", Peter Porter , 1995 single work poetry (p. 4)
National Servicei"My childhood watchword - what could that be but duty", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Old Goldfields, Maryboroughi"A terror made for midday -", Peter Porter , 1994 single work poetry (p. 7)
Breakfasting with Cockatoosi"They go well with baroque flutes,", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Mobile Pool Cleaneri"This is the nation's capital: its pools", Peter Porter , 1994 single work poetry satire (p. 10)
Men Die, Women Go Madi"No ideas but in things, but things", Peter Porter , 1997 single work poetry (p. 11)
Displacementi"Some would die for a word, some would find", Peter Porter , 1997 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Western Canoei"We are all in it together, paddling downstream", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Two Culturesi"Walking with friends along pathways", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Dragons in Their Pleasant Palacesi"Where are the Science Students? Gone to Media Studies,", Peter Porter , 1997 single work poetry (p. 17)
Fat and Salti"Hear the voice of the pub inside the man", Peter Porter , 1997 single work poetry (p. 18)
Anxiety's Air Milesi"Like the wide-flying Puck of interview", Peter Porter , 1995 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Too Many Miraclesi"Honeycomb-tinted, billiard bald, unblinking,", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 21-22)
The Deaths of Poetsi"It's been a great strain on the words,", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
John Ford Answers T.S. Elioti"You knew I was a lawyer, why be surprised", Peter Porter , 1997 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Bellini and Heine Come to Dinneri"Did you know that Liszt and his ridiculous woman", Peter Porter , 1995 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Browning Meets Wagner at the Schlesingers'i"'Once I wrote of Life's C Major; so prophetic!", Peter Porter , 1996 single work poetry (p. 29-30)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry Bruce Bennett , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 93-97) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 111-121, notes 269-270)
Personal Porter Martin Duwell , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 March 1998; (p. 31)

— Review of The Wild Reply Emma Lew 1997 selected work poetry ; Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Teeming with Ideas Gig Ryan , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 February 1998; (p. 9)

— Review of The Wild Reply Emma Lew 1997 selected work poetry ; Chemical Bodies : A Diary of Probable Events 1994-1997 Rhyll McMaster 1997 selected work poetry ; The Gatekeeper's Wife Fay Zwicky 1997 selected work poetry ; Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Life and Death, Poetry's Immortal Subjects Peter Craven , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 15 June 1997; (p. 7)

— Review of Selected Poems Philip Hodgins 1997 selected work poetry ; Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Ordinary Miracles Michael Sharkey , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 193 1997; (p. 47-48)

— Review of Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Boeotia Comes to Athens Richard Tyrrell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 7 November no. 4936 1997; (p. 27)

— Review of Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Laugh Lines Geoff Page , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 December 1997; (p. 16)

— Review of Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Personal Porter Martin Duwell , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 March 1998; (p. 31)

— Review of The Wild Reply Emma Lew 1997 selected work poetry ; Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Teeming with Ideas Gig Ryan , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 February 1998; (p. 9)

— Review of The Wild Reply Emma Lew 1997 selected work poetry ; Chemical Bodies : A Diary of Probable Events 1994-1997 Rhyll McMaster 1997 selected work poetry ; The Gatekeeper's Wife Fay Zwicky 1997 selected work poetry ; Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Life and Death, Poetry's Immortal Subjects Peter Craven , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 15 June 1997; (p. 7)

— Review of Selected Poems Philip Hodgins 1997 selected work poetry ; Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Ordinary Miracles Michael Sharkey , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 193 1997; (p. 47-48)

— Review of Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Boeotia Comes to Athens Richard Tyrrell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 7 November no. 4936 1997; (p. 27)

— Review of Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Laugh Lines Geoff Page , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 27 December 1997; (p. 16)

— Review of Dragons in Their Pleasant Palaces Peter Porter 1997 selected work poetry
Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry Bruce Bennett , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 93-97) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 111-121, notes 269-270)
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