The Sharpness of Death sequence   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1976 1976
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Includes

Untitled i "Leave me alone. -You will?", Gwen Harwood , 1976 single work poetry
— Appears in: Makar , December vol. 12 no. 2 1976; (p. 49) The Lion's Bride 1981; (p. 14) Journeys : Poems 1982; (p. 25) Selected Poems [1985] 1985; (p. 149) Selected Poems [1990] 1990; (p. 153) Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology 1998; (p. 183)
Untitled i "Death, I will tell you now:", Gwen Harwood , 1976 single work poetry
— Appears in: Makar , December vol. 12 no. 2 1976; (p. 51) The Lion's Bride 1981; (p. 15) Journeys : Poems 1982; (p. 37) Selected Poems [1985] 1985; (p. 151) Selected Poems [1990] 1990; (p. 155) Selected Poems : A New Edition 2001; (p. 159)
Nasturtiums i "Purest of colours, how they shone", Gwen Harwood , 1976 single work poetry
— Appears in: Makar , December vol. 12 no. 2 1976; (p. 50) The Lion's Bride 1981; (p. 15) Journeys : Poems 1982; (p. 37) Selected Poems [1985] 1985; (p. 150-151) Selected Poems [1990] 1990; (p. 154-155) Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology 1998; (p. 184-185)
Heidegger i "Like Wittgenstein, he found much cause to wonder", Gwen Harwood , 1976 single work poetry
— Appears in: Makar , December vol. 12 no. 2 1976; (p. 49-50) The Lion's Bride 1981; (p. 14-15) Journeys : Poems 1982; (p. 36) Selected Poems [1985] 1985; (p. 150) Selected Poems [1990] 1990; (p. 153-154) Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology 1998; (p. 183-184)

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Notes:
The sequence in Journeys contains an additional, untitled poem beginning "I am the child sold into sacrifice".
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    y Makar vol. 12 no. 2 December 1976 periodical issue pg. 49-51
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    y The Lion's Bride Gwen Harwood , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1981 selected work poetry pg. 14-15
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    y Journeys : Poems Fay Zwicky (editor), Carlton South : Sisters Publishing , 1982 anthology poetry pg. 35-37
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    y Selected Poems [1985] Gwen Harwood , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1985 selected work poetry A revision of Selected Poems, first published by Angus and Robertson in 1975. It incorporates poems from The Lion's Bride, 1981. pg. 149-151
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    y Selected Poems [1990] Gwen Harwood , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1990 selected work poetry pg. 153-155
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    y Selected Poems : A New Edition Gwen Harwood , Gregory Kratzmann (editor), Victor Harbor : Halcyon Press , 2001 selected work poetry Details of the changes made in compiling this selection are outlined in the editor's introduction . Some poems not appearing in previous selections, as well as some unpublished poems, have been added; some poems previously appearing have been omitted. Textual emendations have been made to some works. pg. 157-159
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