William Dobell's Cypriot single work   poetry   "The Cypriot brought his wine-dark eyes with him"
Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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Notes

  • A poem about William Dobell's 1940 painting, The Cypriot.

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Clive James's Cypriot Judith Pugh , 2004 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 260 2004; (p. 4)
Scholarship and Stylishness Clive James , 2004 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 261 2004; (p. 4)
James confesses that Judith Pugh's criticism of his poem 'William Dobell's Cypriot' is 'no doubt correct about the scholarly facts'. James says that he is 'searching the poem for a single fact I got right.' He agrees with Pugh that 'scholarship should always set the limits before imagination gets to work.'
Clive James's Cypriot Judith Pugh , 2004 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 260 2004; (p. 4)
Scholarship and Stylishness Clive James , 2004 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 261 2004; (p. 4)
James confesses that Judith Pugh's criticism of his poem 'William Dobell's Cypriot' is 'no doubt correct about the scholarly facts'. James says that he is 'searching the poem for a single fact I got right.' He agrees with Pugh that 'scholarship should always set the limits before imagination gets to work.'
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