Samba single work   poetry   "He showers. He pulls back"
Is part of After the Dance John Scott 1984 sequence poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 1984 1984
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Quarrel with Ourselves and Confession John Scott , Clifton Hill : Rigmarole Books , 1984 Z131847 1984 selected work poetry Clifton Hill : Rigmarole Books , 1984 pg. 16
  • Appears in:
    y Selected Poems John Scott , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 Z535803 1995 selected work poetry prose St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 pg. 113
  • 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. 813-814
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