North Light single work   poetry   "He looks around his son's room: the bed"
  • Author: John Tranter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/tranter-john
Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y An Inflection of Silence and Other Poems Christopher Pollnitz (editor), Newcastle : University of Newcastle , 1986 Z102419 1986 anthology poetry Newcastle : University of Newcastle , 1986 pg. 142
  • Appears in:
    y Under Berlin : New Poems 1988 John Tranter , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988 Z437923 1988 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1988 pg. 8
  • Appears in:
    y Urban Myths : 210 Poems : New and Selected John Tranter , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1268860 2006 selected work poetry (taught in 4 units)

    'Urban Myths: 210 Poems brings the best work to date from a poet considered one of the most original of his generation in Australia, together with a generous selection of new work. Smart, wry and very stylish, John Tranter’s poems investigate the vagaries of perception and the ability of language to converge life, imagination and art so that we arrive, unexpectedly, at the deepest human mysteries.' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006
  • Appears in:
    y 80 Great Poems from Chaucer to Now Geoff Page (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2006 Z1313999 2006 anthology poetry criticism A collection of Page's criticisms previously published separately in the Canberra Times under the title 'ReVerse'. Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2006 pg. 309
  • Appears in:
    y Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page , Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2009 Z1570296 2009 single work criticism (taught in 3 units) 'This is a superb introduction to poetry from the nineteenth century to the present. With insight and insider knowledge, poet Geoff Page emphasises the contribution made by the notable generation of Australian poets who emerged during and just after World War II. It includes several contemporary poems which are likely to become classics in the near future. Each poem is followed by a short, lively essay discussing its merits and suggesting why it might be considered a classic.' (Publisher's blurb) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2009 pg. 206

Works about this Work

John Tranter (1943- ) : 'North Light' Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sixty Classic Australian Poems 2009; (p. 207-209)
ReVerse Geoff Page , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 July 2004; (p. 6a) 80 Great Poems from Chaucer to Now 2006; (p. 310-312)
ReVerse Geoff Page , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 July 2004; (p. 6a) 80 Great Poems from Chaucer to Now 2006; (p. 310-312)
John Tranter (1943- ) : 'North Light' Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sixty Classic Australian Poems 2009; (p. 207-209)
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