Shells and Skulls single work   poetry   "Death leaves them strewn on the shore, embedded in rocks"
Issue Details: First known date: 1976 1976
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems, 1939-1975 John Blight , Melbourne : Nelson , 1976 Z544908 1976 selected work poetry Melbourne : Nelson , 1976 pg. 200
  • Appears in:
    y My Country : Australian Poetry and Short Stories, Two Hundred Years Leonie Kramer (editor), Sydney : Lansdowne , 1985 Z1067493 1985 anthology poetry short story Sydney : Lansdowne , 1985 pg. 424
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems 1939-1990 John Blight , Martin Duwell (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z56128 1992 selected work poetry St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 pg. 81
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 pg. 359
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