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Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively. (The poems by the British poet Sean O'Brien are not separately indexed.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2002 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Foreword : Rivers, John Kinsella , 2002 single work criticism (p. 9-14)
Rivers : A Poem Sequence, Peter Porter , 2002 sequence poetry (p. 15-44)
River Runi"There is no source, though something like a bird", Peter Porter , 1989 single work poetry (p. 16-18)
River Cities and Harbour Citiesi"If both ports and poets have names for the sea", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 19-21)
The Role of the Brisbane River in the Fortunes of My Familyi"It's the wonder of the ego that it will subsume", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 22-24)
River Quatrainsi"You never step in the same river twice", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 25-27)
River Portsi"Holiest of Holies, in its killing mood,", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 28-30)
Like Excellence Collecting Excellencei"The river runs through its despoiled champaign", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
The Humid Sonneti"We are, we know, compounded most of water.", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 33)
Homelandi"Happy the boatman as he wends the quiet river home", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 34)
The Rhinei"There at the forest's starting place", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 35-42)
Epiloguei"As the flood subsided from the slopes of Ararat", Peter Porter , 2002 single work poetry (p. 43-44)
Cumulative Poems Reconstructed from a Small Section of the Avon River, Western Australia ..., John Kinsella , 2002 sequence poetry (p. 65-83)
Beverleyi"Dry as, the no rain syndrome", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 66)
28kms from York off the Great Southern Highwayi"Booze stop. Crushed cans -- German beer.", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 67-69)
Dry-Flow Interludesi"Burn-off, patterned -- aerial underlay", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 70)
Gwambygine Gambitsi"Stone quarry over the highway,", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 71-72)
Parker's Bridge Triadi"This place too droll for mysticism", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 73)
The Town of York and Pathetic Fallacyi"The swing bridge is refrain:", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 74)
The Heronryi"Skirting the Avon, the pyro-gleam", John Kinsella , 2002 single work poetry (p. 75-76)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2002 .
      Extent: 83p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Illustrated with photography by Wendy Kinsella.
      • Foreword by John Kinsella.
      ISBN: 1863683801

Works about this Work

Brisbane River Poetry Ruth Blair , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Fryer Folios , June vol. 6 no. 1 2011; (p. 3-6)
After Queensland's disastrous summer floods, Ruth Blair discovers a rich tradition of Brisbane River poetry.
Post-Colonial 'Waters' : Contextualizing River Poems of Peter Porter and John Kinsella Angshuman Kar , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literature : Identity, Representation and Belonging 2007; (p. 167-177)
From the Rivers' Edges David McCooey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 January 2003; (p. 9)

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry ; From: The Owner of My Face Rodney Hall 2002 extract poetry
Search for a Sense of Place Peter Pierce , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 January 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Goddess of Mercy : Poems S. K. Kelen 2002 selected work poetry ; Anything the Landlord Touches Emma Lew 2002 selected work poetry ; Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry
Phrases Flow, the Trick is to Get Published Peter Pierce , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 February 2003; (p. 23)

— Review of Blue Dog : Australian Poetry vol. 1 no. 2 November 2002 periodical issue ; Goddess of Mercy : Poems S. K. Kelen 2002 selected work poetry ; Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry ; Medium Security Louise Wakeling 2002 selected work poetry ; Near-Life Experience Mark Mahemoff 2002 selected work poetry
A Strong Brown God Judith Wilson , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , March-April vol. 29 no. 4 2003; (p. 71-73)

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled Glen Phillips , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , Aug/Sep no. 18 2003;

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry
Deep River Geoff Page , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 245 2002; (p. 39-40)

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry ; The State of the Rivers and Streams Warrick Wynne 2002 selected work poetry
From the Rivers' Edges David McCooey , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 January 2003; (p. 9)

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry ; From: The Owner of My Face Rodney Hall 2002 extract poetry
Search for a Sense of Place Peter Pierce , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 January 2003; (p. 12)

— Review of Goddess of Mercy : Poems S. K. Kelen 2002 selected work poetry ; Anything the Landlord Touches Emma Lew 2002 selected work poetry ; Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry
Phrases Flow, the Trick is to Get Published Peter Pierce , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 February 2003; (p. 23)

— Review of Blue Dog : Australian Poetry vol. 1 no. 2 November 2002 periodical issue ; Goddess of Mercy : Poems S. K. Kelen 2002 selected work poetry ; Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry ; Medium Security Louise Wakeling 2002 selected work poetry ; Near-Life Experience Mark Mahemoff 2002 selected work poetry
A Strong Brown God Judith Wilson , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , March-April vol. 29 no. 4 2003; (p. 71-73)

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry
Untitled Glen Phillips , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , Aug/Sep no. 18 2003;

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry
Deep River Geoff Page , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 245 2002; (p. 39-40)

— Review of Rivers John Kinsella Peter Porter Sean O'Brien 2002 selected work poetry ; The State of the Rivers and Streams Warrick Wynne 2002 selected work poetry
Post-Colonial 'Waters' : Contextualizing River Poems of Peter Porter and John Kinsella Angshuman Kar , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literature : Identity, Representation and Belonging 2007; (p. 167-177)
Brisbane River Poetry Ruth Blair , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Fryer Folios , June vol. 6 no. 1 2011; (p. 3-6)
After Queensland's disastrous summer floods, Ruth Blair discovers a rich tradition of Brisbane River poetry.
Last amended 21 Feb 2007 10:38:06
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