Epitaphs single work   poetry   "it seems so long ago -- tell me, did you bring your family"
  • Author: John Tranter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/tranter-john
Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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  • Appears in:
    y The Sydney Morning Herald 20 March 1999 Z590389 1999 newspaper issue 1999 pg. 9 Section: Spectrum
  • Appears in:
    y London Review of Books vol. 21 no. 3 4 February 1999 Z603103 1999 periodical issue 1999 pg. 6
  • Appears in:
    y Thylazine no. 3 2001 Z1038986 2001 periodical issue

    The issue includes A Thylazine Guest Editorial by Elaine Schwager; Sighting by John Kinsella; The Poetry of MML Bliss selected by Coral Hull; The City is the Art that We Have Built by Coral Hull; To be an English-Speaking Chinese? by Ouyang Yu; Twelve Australian Poets At Work selected by Coral Hull; Museum of Silence: Photography by Melita Dahl; The Poet as Fraud: A Composite by Stephen Oliver; Working with Coral Hull on Zoo by John Kinsella; The Poetry of Tony Birch selected by Coral Hull; and Ten Australian Poets Series 3: Brett Dionysius, Chris Mansell, Ouyang Yu, Pam Brown, Subhash Jaireth, Jill Jones, Kim Downs, Jayne Fenton Keane, Trevor Poulton, Colleen Burke.

    2001
  • 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 Falling and Flying : Poems on Ageing Judith Beveridge (editor), Susan Ogle (editor), Blackheath : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2015 8829655 2015 anthology poetry

    'Falling and Flying: Poems of Ageing is the first collection of its kind to be published in Australia. The editors have selected a broad range of Australian poems which explore the universal experience and effects of ageing. Whether the poets are witnessing themselves or their parents and friends succumb to the years, they speak with great precision and insight into illness, frailty, death, loss, grief, and retirement as well as the joys and the wisdom that late maturity can bring. There is humour as well as sadness in this fine and important collection, which includes the work of some of Australia’s best loved poets, a volume to be cherished by readers of any age.' (Publication summary)

    Blackheath : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2015
    pg. 87-88
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