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  • Author: Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1983 1983
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Oxford, Oxfordshire,
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Oxford University Press , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Giant Refreshedi"The market gardeners of my home town,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 3)
Forefathers' View of Failurei"Men with religion as their best technique,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Once Bitten, Twice Bitten, Once Shy, Twice Shyi"The trap setter in a steel dawn", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Mr Robertsi"He was the great Consul and his teacher's gown", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 5)
A Christmas Recalledi"The water pushed at its thin scud of oil", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 6)
Sick-Room at Homei"Your stomach, darling, is upset.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 7)
All Other Time is Peacei"What is locked in a book", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Syrup of Figs will Cast Out Feari"The crafty baby surrounded by his cot", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 8)
The Picture of Nobodyi"Dear, the people I count on", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 9)
Conventions of Deathi"We live under the stately mushroom shadow -", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 10)
Metamorphosisi"This new Daks suit, greeny-brown,", Peter Porter , 1960 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Death's Morning Shadowsi"It's light, here's thumping in the pipes - spit", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Beast and the Beautyi"His fear never loud in daylight, risen to a night whisper", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 12)
Walking Home on St Cecilia's Dayi"It is sublime adjustment: now", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 13)
Changes Wrungi"With the white blouse almost starched,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 14)
Reflection on My Own Namei"P eter - a name I share with many others -", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 14)
Tunes for the Fortunatei"With a narrow strip of garden and a hedge", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 15)
Lament for a Proprietori"This was the end of a man but also died", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
What a Lying Lot the Writers Arei"To put it all down now I take my pencil up", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 16)
John Marston Advises Angeri"All the boys are howling to take the girls to bed.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 17)
* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Oxford University Press , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Giant Refreshedi"The market gardeners of my home town,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 3)
Forefathers' View of Failurei"Men with religion as their best technique,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Once Bitten, Twice Bitten, Once Shy, Twice Shyi"The trap setter in a steel dawn", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 5)
Mr Robertsi"He was the great Consul and his teacher's gown", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 6)
A Christmas Recalledi"The water pushed at its thin scud of oil", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Sick-Room at Homei"Your stomach, darling, is upset.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 8)
All Other Time is Peacei"What is locked in a book", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 9)
Syrup of Figs will Cast Out Feari"The crafty baby surrounded by his cot", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 10)
The Picture of Nobodyi"Dear, the people I count on", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Conventions of Deathi"We live under the stately mushroom shadow -", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 12)
Metamorphosisi"This new Daks suit, greeny-brown,", Peter Porter , 1960 single work poetry (p. 13)
Death's Morning Shadowsi"It's light, here's thumping in the pipes - spit", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 14)
Beast and the Beautyi"His fear never loud in daylight, risen to a night whisper", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 15)
Walking Home on St Cecilia's Dayi"It is sublime adjustment: now", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Changes Wrungi"With the white blouse almost starched,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Tunes for the Fortunatei"With a narrow strip of garden and a hedge", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 18)
Lament for a Proprietori"This was the end of a man but also died", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 19)
What a Lying Lot the Writers Arei"To put it all down now I take my pencil up", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
John Marston Advises Angeri"All the boys are howling to take the girls to bed.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Sick Man's Jeweli"Number and movement mock the sultry citizen", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 21-22)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
1999 edition is volume 1 of the two volume set Collected Poems [1961-1999]
Notes:
Contents vary slightly between editions

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)
A Porter Canon? Bruce Bennett , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Stand Magazine , September vol. 1 no. 3 1999; (p. 33-41)
A personal reflection by Bennett on Porter's poetry and the individual poems which merit inclusion in a "Porter Canon". Bennett draws attention to the many outstanding poems which are not included in the 1999 2 volume work Collected Poems.
No Apologies, Please Tim Dooley , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 9 April no. 5010 1999; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
The Sound and the Silence Peter Steele , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , May vol. 9 no. 4 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Porter's Voice Peter Craven , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 212 1999; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
A Devotion to the Ironic Geoff Page , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 July 1999; (p. 22)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Inside Out Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , May vol. 4 no. 4 1999; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
High Plains Drifter George Szirtes , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Review , Spring vol. 89 no. 1 1999; (p. 17-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
y Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
The Ingredients are Myself Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Top Shelf : Supplement to Australian Book Review 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Peter Porter Candida Baker (interviewer), 1989 single work biography interview
— Appears in: Yacker 3 : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1989; (p. 260-283)
Passports to Paradise: Peter Porter and Clive James Bruce Bennett , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Sense of Exile : Essays in the Literature of the Asia-Pacific Region 1988; (p. 67-79)
Interviewed by Martin Harrison Peter Porter , Martin Harrison (interviewer), 1984 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 11 no. 4 1984; (p. 458-467)
Consumer's Report Dorothy Green , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Hemisphere , March-April vol. 28 no. 5 1984; (p. 297-298)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
The Poetry of Peter Porter Evan Jones , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Scripsi , June vol. 2 no. 4 1984; (p. 65-75)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Love and Death : Nine Points of Peter Porter Michael Hulse , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , September vol. 27 no. 9 1983; (p. 31-38)
What I Have Written ... 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: Hemisphere , November-December vol. 28 no. 3 1983; (p. 150-156)
Taking the Muse Out of Music Geoffrey Dutton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 September vol. 103 no. 5383 1983; (p. 88,91)

— Review of The Younger Australian Poets 1983 anthology poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
A Reviving Glass of Porter Jennifer Ash , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , [33] vol. 10 no. 1 1983; (p. 74-75)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Taking the Muse Out of Music Geoffrey Dutton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 September vol. 103 no. 5383 1983; (p. 88,91)

— Review of The Younger Australian Poets 1983 anthology poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
No Apologies, Please Tim Dooley , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 9 April no. 5010 1999; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
The Sound and the Silence Peter Steele , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , May vol. 9 no. 4 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Porter's Voice Peter Craven , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 212 1999; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
A Devotion to the Ironic Geoff Page , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 July 1999; (p. 22)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Inside Out Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , May vol. 4 no. 4 1999; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
High Plains Drifter George Szirtes , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Review , Spring vol. 89 no. 1 1999; (p. 17-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
A Reviving Glass of Porter Jennifer Ash , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , [33] vol. 10 no. 1 1983; (p. 74-75)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled A. A. Cleary , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Thames Poetry , vol. 2 no. 13 1983; (p. 41-44)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled D. Davis , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Listener , 18 August 1983; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled D. Dunn , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: London Magazine , vol. 23 no. 3 1983; (p. 74-78)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled Peter Levi , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Spectator , 23 April 1983; (p. 24)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled John Lucas , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: New Statesman , 1 April 1983; (p. 21)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Porter: An Infinitely More Serious Bertie Wooster Les Murray , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 June 1983; (p. 37)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled G. Szirtes , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Review , vol. 73 no. 1 1983; (p. 34-36)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 May 1983; (p. 8)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
Consumer's Report Dorothy Green , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Hemisphere , March-April vol. 28 no. 5 1984; (p. 297-298)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
The Poetry of Peter Porter Evan Jones , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Scripsi , June vol. 2 no. 4 1984; (p. 65-75)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
The Ingredients are Myself Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Top Shelf : Supplement to Australian Book Review 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Collected Poems Peter Porter 1983 selected work poetry
y Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
Peter Porter Candida Baker (interviewer), 1989 single work biography interview
— Appears in: Yacker 3 : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1989; (p. 260-283)
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
Passports to Paradise: Peter Porter and Clive James Bruce Bennett , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Sense of Exile : Essays in the Literature of the Asia-Pacific Region 1988; (p. 67-79)
Love and Death : Nine Points of Peter Porter Michael Hulse , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , September vol. 27 no. 9 1983; (p. 31-38)
What I Have Written ... 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: Hemisphere , November-December vol. 28 no. 3 1983; (p. 150-156)
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)
A Porter Canon? Bruce Bennett , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Stand Magazine , September vol. 1 no. 3 1999; (p. 33-41)
A personal reflection by Bennett on Porter's poetry and the individual poems which merit inclusion in a "Porter Canon". Bennett draws attention to the many outstanding poems which are not included in the 1999 2 volume work Collected Poems.
Interviewed by Martin Harrison Peter Porter , Martin Harrison (interviewer), 1984 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 11 no. 4 1984; (p. 458-467)
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