y The Lady and the Unicorn selected work   poetry  
  • Author: Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1975 1975
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Contents

* Contents derived from the London,
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Secker and Warburg , 1975 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Invocationi"Unpick the gold thread which lies", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 1)
The Unicorn and the Arki"The tallyman stood with the pad in his hand", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 2-4)
The Unicorn's Survival Litanyi"Where were you when the rivers rose?", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Christ Names His Cross for the Unicorni"Who are the purest of pure creatures?", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Unicorn in the Foresti"Beside the chestnut, a well-concealed trap", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 11)
Enter the Emperori"My zoo includes the unfollicled ant-eater", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 13-15)
The Hunters Set Out to Trap the Unicorni"They ordered yards of muslin, white", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 17-21)
Te Deum of the Unicorni"We praise Thee, O Lord,", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
The Unicorn Sees the Ladyi"Following the speedwell and the buttercup,", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 24-)
The Lady's Acceptancei"O gentle beast, I feel your tears -", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Unicorn's Love Dancei"See me come dancing with my lance,", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Unicorn in Lovei"Bring me forest salad, the topmost leaves which wait upon the sun", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 28)
The Lady Betrays the Unicorni"I'm bored, Uncle, by goodness -", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 30-32)
The Hunters Trap the Unicorni"The air was chill as a mermaid's pap", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 34)
The Unicorn Before the Emperori"Forget the freaks and the lights,", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 36-38)
The Unicorn's Prison Songi"Ready when I am, little ant?", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 42)
The Unicorn and the Angeli"Hear my expostulation, Lord,", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 44)
Death of the Unicorni"Two fine threads are moving towards your bed; one from the dark roof", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 46-48)
The Lady's Weddingi"Toping among the first families, all the bachelor cousins;", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 50)
The Lady's Bridal Nighti"Here where heart with hunger meets,", Peter Porter , 1975 single work poetry (p. 52)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Secker and Warburg , 1975 .
      Extent: 54 unnumbered pages, including 25 full-page illustrationsp.
      Limited edition info: This edition, which will not be reprinted, is limited to 1000 copies numbered from 1 to 1000 and signed by the artist and the poet. The copies numbered 1 to 250 are reserved for the Tolarno Galleries, the artist, the poet and the publishers. The 750 copies numbered 251 to 1000 are for sale.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0436378116

Works about this Work

Peter Porter : An Interview John Kinsella (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Verse [UK] , vol. 13 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 64-89)
John Kinsella Interviews Peter Porter Regarding Collaboration Between Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd John Kinsella (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1995; (p. 19-38)
The Cosmopolitan Eye : Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd Bruce Beaver , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Winter no. 7-8 1992; (p. 99-109)
Working with Arthur Boyd Peter Porter , 1987 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 32 no. 1 1987; (p. 69-78)
John Kinsella Interviews Peter Porter Regarding Collaboration Between Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd John Kinsella (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1995; (p. 19-38)
Peter Porter : An Interview John Kinsella (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Verse [UK] , vol. 13 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 64-89)
The Cosmopolitan Eye : Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd Bruce Beaver , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Winter no. 7-8 1992; (p. 99-109)
Working with Arthur Boyd Peter Porter , 1987 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 32 no. 1 1987; (p. 69-78)
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