y Selected Poems 1956-1988 selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Thomas Shapcott http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/shapcott-thomas-w
Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

The poems span some thirty years of his publications, from his early Shabbytown Calendar (1971) to poems from his recent novel, The Search For Galina. The first section is a sampler of his range and style. The following sections move chronologically including verse from his novels and performance poetry as well as his latest unpublished poems. (Publisher's blurb, back cover)

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Litanies of Julia Pastrana (1832-1860)i"The Lord's name be praised", Thomas Shapcott , 1977 single work poetry (p. 3-8)
Learning the Frenchi"Before you move into the language you move away.", Thomas Shapcott , 1989 single work poetry (p. 9)
Those Who Have Seen Visionsi"Those who have seen visions do not smile.", Thomas Shapcott , 1979 single work poetry (p. 10)
The Silver Rosei"The secret is not to look at models or diagrams.", Thomas Shapcott , 1978 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Light on the Wateri"How ridiculous that the first moon", Thomas Shapcott , 1987 single work poetry (p. 13)
Havergal Brian (1876-1972)i"Pottery. There's a thing.", Thomas Shapcott , 1989 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The Elegy Firesi"The old woman does not tell the nurse", Thomas Shapcott , 1983 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Columbinei"Beneath a wavering artificial moon", Thomas Shapcott , 1957 single work poetry (p. 21)
The Sleeping Treesi"Before this hill became ourselves there were", Thomas Shapcott , 1957 single work poetry (p. 22)
Traditional Songi"When I was a child and days were all", Thomas Shapcott , 1960 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Music at Night : A Triumph for Orianai"White viols furl my room alive", Thomas Shapcott , 1960 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
Enemiesi"Stretch forth your right hand you will see", Thomas Shapcott , 1956-1963 single work poetry (p. 24)
Tree in the Cityi"In the city branches are a small span", Thomas Shapcott , 1962 single work poetry (p. 25)
Tomorrow or Tomorrowi"I may be cast away with all lost", Thomas Shapcott , 1963 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Piano Music : Brahmsi"Cluttered with ash and coffee stains", Thomas Shapcott , 1962 single work poetry Piano Pieces : Brahms (p. 26)
Note: With title: Piano Pieces : Brahms
Piano Pieces : Weberni""Let me show you my love"", Thomas Shapcott , 1981 single work poetry (p. 27)
Piano Pieces : Schoenberg Op : 11i""There is frost in the air", Thomas Shapcott , 1981 single work poetry (p. 27)
Court of the Sun Kingi""Sire, you honour me." The mirror is cold", Thomas Shapcott , 1963 single work poetry (p. 28)
Medea of the Salt Swampi"Silent heat clamps to the angry iron;", Thomas Shapcott , 1964 single work poetry (p. 29-31)
Twelve Bagatellesi"The wind is rising, Molly Mary,", Thomas Shapcott , 1962 single work poetry (p. 32-36)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Formative Cultural Elements Jennifer Strauss , single work review
— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Formative Cultural Elements Jennifer Strauss , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 91-92)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
The False Origin: Australian Poetry 1988-90 Kevin Hart , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 8 1992; (p. 156-164)
Untitled Bruce Merry , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 18 no. 1 1991; (p. 142-148)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Thomas Shapcott's Verse from a European Perspective Igor Maver , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 14 no. 4 1990; (p. 507-509)
Here and Now : Some Recent Selected Poems Warrick Wynne , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 122 1990; (p. 39-41)

— Review of A Human Pattern : Selected Poems Judith Wright 1990 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Metaphors that Gleam Andrew Wallace , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 8 no. 4 1990; (p. 69-70)

— Review of Barbecue of the Primitives Philip Salom 1989 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry ; Eros in Landscape Jena Woodhouse 1989 selected work poetry ; Charles Buckmaster Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster 1989 collected work poetry
Reviews Lawrence Bourke , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 35 no. 1 1990; (p. 79-81)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Markers to the Millennium : Thomas Shapcott's Poetry: A Retrospective Peter Porter , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 14 no. 4 1990; (p. 505-507)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
After Poetry (3) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Kevin Hart , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 116 1989; (p. 64-73)
Sensual Poetic Airs On the Body Jennifer Strauss , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 1989; (p. 9)

— Review of Charles Buckmaster Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster 1989 collected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Poetry Born in the Strangeness of the Suburbs Martin Duwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 30 September - 1 October 1989; (p. 10)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Here and Now : Some Recent Selected Poems Warrick Wynne , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 122 1990; (p. 39-41)

— Review of A Human Pattern : Selected Poems Judith Wright 1990 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Metaphors that Gleam Andrew Wallace , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , January vol. 8 no. 4 1990; (p. 69-70)

— Review of Barbecue of the Primitives Philip Salom 1989 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry ; Eros in Landscape Jena Woodhouse 1989 selected work poetry ; Charles Buckmaster Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster 1989 collected work poetry
Sensual Poetic Airs On the Body Jennifer Strauss , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 1989; (p. 9)

— Review of Charles Buckmaster Collected Poems Charles Buckmaster 1989 collected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Poetry Born in the Strangeness of the Suburbs Martin Duwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 30 September - 1 October 1989; (p. 10)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Reviews Lawrence Bourke , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 35 no. 1 1990; (p. 79-81)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Markers to the Millennium : Thomas Shapcott's Poetry: A Retrospective Peter Porter , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 14 no. 4 1990; (p. 505-507)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Untitled Bruce Merry , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 18 no. 1 1991; (p. 142-148)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Formative Cultural Elements Jennifer Strauss , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 91-92)

— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Formative Cultural Elements Jennifer Strauss , single work review
— Review of Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott 1989 selected work poetry
Thomas Shapcott's Verse from a European Perspective Igor Maver , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 14 no. 4 1990; (p. 507-509)
The False Origin: Australian Poetry 1988-90 Kevin Hart , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 8 1992; (p. 156-164)
After Poetry (3) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Kevin Hart , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 116 1989; (p. 64-73)
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