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Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Peter Craven , 2003 single work criticism
Peter Craven highlights some of the major movements in the development of Australian poetry of the twentieth century. He explains his rationale for the publication of The Best Australian Poems 2003 and his selection policy, and provides a brief overview of some of the contents.
(p. vii-xiv)
The Green Tavern : At Five in the Afternooni"For eight days I've been pounding my soles to shreds", David Malouf , 2003 single work poetry (p. 1)
A Gypsy's Lifei"On the road again, one fist in the hole I've poked", David Malouf , 2003 single work poetry On the Road (p. 2)
Animulai"Dear soul-mate, little guest", David Malouf , 2003 single work poetry Last Words of the Emperor Hadrian Seven Last Words of the Emperor Hadrian (p. 3-5)
Note: With title: Last Words of the Emperor Hadrian
The Spin : Amberley, 1951i"A light plane loop-the-looping", David Malouf , 2003 single work poetry (p. 6)
Like Our First Paintboxi"Like our first paintbox: colour", David Malouf , 2003 single work poetry (p. 7)
Afterwordi"After a whole day pressed", David Malouf , 2003 single work poetry (p. 8)
Post Mortemi"I was upstaged in Nottingham", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 9-10)
The Hanging Gardensi"High on the Gloucester Road", Les Murray , 2001- single work poetry (p. 11)
The Statistics of Goodi"Chaplain General (R.C.)", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 12)
Travelling the British Roadsi"Climb out of the mediaeval one-way", Les Murray , 2003 single work poetry (p. 13-15)
Black Belt in Marital Artsi"Pork hock and jellyfish. Poor cock.", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 15)
The Domain of the Octopusi"The octopus east of here", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 16-19)
Walls of the Peoplesi"The Great Wall of China", Les Murray , 2003 single work poetry (p. 19)
The Welteri"How deep is the weatherfront of time", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Yregamii"A warm stocking caught among limbs", Les Murray , 2003 single work poetry (p. 21)
A Levitation of Landi"Haze went from smoke-blue to beige", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
On the North Coast Linei"The train coming on up the Coast", Les Murray , 2003 single work poetry (p. 24-26)
Leaf Brimsi"A clerk looks again at a photo,", Les Murray , 2002 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Creeki"A slow effervescence of wind-lifted rain", Robert Gray , 2003 single work poetry (p. 27-29)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2003 .
      Extent: xiv, 369p.p.
      ISBN: 1863950931
      Series: y The Best Australian Poems Black Inc. (publisher), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2003- Z1845184 2003 series - publisher poetry 'Each year the Best Australian collections - essays, stories and poems - bring together the best and brightest that has been written across the country. Selected by an eminent writer, these are collections that show the full range of writing we produce, recalling the year that has just been.' (From the publisher's website.)

Works about this Work

The Best Poetry: A Dialogue John Leonard , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 175 2004; (p. 88-91)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Self-Sufficient in Poetry Richard King , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , July-Aug. vol. 30 no. 6 2004; (p. 65)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Into a Mansion of Many Rooms Lyn McCredden , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Dead Certs David McCooey , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 41-42)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Into a Mansion of Many Rooms Lyn McCredden , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 November 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Dead Certs David McCooey , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 41-42)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
The Best Poetry: A Dialogue John Leonard , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 175 2004; (p. 88-91)

— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry
Self-Sufficient in Poetry Richard King , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: PN Review , July-Aug. vol. 30 no. 6 2004; (p. 65)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2003 2003 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2003 2003 anthology poetry
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