y I'd Rather Be a Fig selected work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1977 1977
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Hawthorn Press , 1977 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
I'd Rather Be a Figi"I could be lush and lyric", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 1)
The Criticsi"Beethoven : The thundering, blundering jackanapes.", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 2)
Roll the Words Upon the Tonguei"Onomatopeia", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 3)
Telephonei"My telephone is so affectionate", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 4)
Savouri"I eat", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Solid Dreami"The end is reaching", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 7)
Mandalai"Black opal of a stone", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Broodingi"You're contained", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 10)
Insighti"I spin", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 11)
Where to Find Theei"What do we give to find Thee", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Silence and the Thunder Knowi"God is the ocean", Olive Pell , 1964 single work poetry (p. 13)
Chameleoni"The shy chameleon, eloquently still,", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 14)
Mothi"A moth so small", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 15)
It is as Though...i"It is as though there were", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 16)
The Barrier of Facei"The barrier of face,", Olive Pell , 1967 single work poetry (p. 17)
For Anni"Via satellite", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 18)
Tributei"It is not possible", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 19)
Depressioni"The night is in the day", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 20)
Breakdowni"I'm marooned in me", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 21)
How We Arei"An iceberg can turn turtle", Olive Pell , 1977 single work poetry (p. 22)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hawthorn Press , 1977 .
      Extent: 80p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Veronica Brady.
      ISBN: 0725601906
      Series: y The Hawthorn Poets Melbourne : Hawthorn Press , 1971-1979 Z1145080 1970 series - publisher Series published between 1970 and 1979 by Hawthorn Press. Numbering of the series appears on the dustjackets of the volumes. Mudie's Look! The Kingfisher may be the first of the series of thiry-one but this has not been verified. Number in series: 17

Works about this Work

Untitled 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 24 September 1977; (p. 36)

— Review of I'd Rather Be a Fig Olive Pell 1977 selected work poetry
Untitled 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 24 September 1977; (p. 36)

— Review of I'd Rather Be a Fig Olive Pell 1977 selected work poetry
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