Lord Jim single work   poetry   "Taut as a flagstaff, day erects itself despite"
  • Author: Peter Rose http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/rose-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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  • Dedication: for Bryan Ennis
  • Epigraph: To in the destructive element immerse.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Australian Book Review ABR no. 282 June-July 2006 Z1275319 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 32
    Note: The final three lines of the poem were inadvertently omitted from this source. The missing lines are printed in Australian Book Review's August issue on p.1.
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poems 2006 Dorothy Porter (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2006 Z1325842 2006 anthology poetry extract Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2006 pg. 161-162
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poetry 2007 John Tranter (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007 Z1423275 2007 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007 pg. 59-60
  • Appears in:
    y Out of the Box : Contemporary Australian Gay and Lesbian Poets Michael Farrell (editor), Jill Jones (editor), Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 Z1659548 2009 anthology poetry (taught in 2 units) Glebe : Puncher and Wattmann , 2009 pg. 104-105
  • Appears in:
    y Crimson Crop Peter Rose , Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2012 Z1831695 2012 selected work poetry

    'Crimson Crop has at its core a series of elegies, several about his late father Bob Rose, and contains new "Catullan" poems - imitations of Catullus that Rose has been writing and publishing since the 1980s.

    Parts I and III comprise individual poems, not specifically themed. Part II - the core of the book - comprises a series of elegies and ruminations on death. There are references to the death of Peter's father, Bob Rose (a respected Australian Rules footballer and coach), thus continuing the themes of Peter's bestselling memoir Rose Boys (2001). Part IV comprises fifteen more themed poems in his ongoing series "The Catullan Rag" - a series of satires and love poems in the manner of the great Roman satirist, Catullus. Peter's poetry collection The Catullan Rag (1993) is notorious, in some circles because of its satirising of literary life in Australia.' Source: http://uwap.uwa.edu.au/products/crimson-crop (Sighted 14/10/2016).

    Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2012
    pg. 10
    Note: Epigraph: To in the destructive element immerse. - Joseph Conrad
Last amended 23 Apr 2012
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