Simple Addition single work   poetry   "Sunk in an after-dinner dream"
Issue Details: First known date: 1963 1963
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Notes

  • This poem is about Whistler's painting, Nocturne in Black and Gold : The Falling Rocket, (1875), oil on wood; 60.3 x 46.6 cm.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Southerly vol. 23 no. 3 1963 Z605517 1963 periodical issue 1963 pg. 183-187
  • Appears in:
    y Christopher Brennan Christopher Brennan , Terry Sturm (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1984 Z406454 1984 selected work poetry criticism biography correspondence prose St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1984 pg. 135-139

Works about this Work

The Social Context of Brennan's Thought Terry Sturm , 1968 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 4 1968; (p. 250-271)
Sturm argues that Australia provided the most immediate context for Brennan's sense of the external world. In Poems Brennan sees through the "material", which is Australia, to provide "as complete a poetic statement of the pressures of a colonial situation as Henry Handel Richardson's The Fortunes of Richard Mahony".
The Social Context of Brennan's Thought Terry Sturm , 1968 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 28 no. 4 1968; (p. 250-271)
Sturm argues that Australia provided the most immediate context for Brennan's sense of the external world. In Poems Brennan sees through the "material", which is Australia, to provide "as complete a poetic statement of the pressures of a colonial situation as Henry Handel Richardson's The Fortunes of Richard Mahony".
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