• Author: Geoff Page http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/page-geoff
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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A romantic comedy-in-verse about a couple's late-life love affair that playfully uses the conventions of screenwriting. - from back cover

Notes

  • Novel in verse form.
  • Prequel to Coda for Shirley.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Silver Age of Fiction Peter Pierce , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 110-115)
Peter Pierce looks at contemporary Australian fiction to define Australia's 'Silver Age of Australian fiction' .
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 January 2007; (p. 23)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
From One-Eyed Jack to a Grand Cadenza Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 February 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Jack Judy Johnson 2006 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 February 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
Tall Tales and True in Chapter and Verse Peter Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , May vol. 2 no. 4 2007; (p. 12-13, 27)

— Review of El Dorado Dorothy Porter 2007 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel ; Fredy Neptune Les Murray 1998 single work novel
'Australian poets are leading a revival of the ancient art of the verse novel, a genre as user-friendly as movies that deserves a wider readership.' (Editor's abstract)
Untitled Paul Sutton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 293 2007; (p. 63)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
'So You Make a Shadow' : Australian Poetry in Review 2006-2007 Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 81-98)

— Review of Vertigo (a Cantata) Jordie Albiston 2007 selected work poetry ; All the Time in the World Dennis Haskell 2006 selected work poetry ; The Escape Sonnets and Other Poetry Brian Edwards 2006 selected work poetry ; Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems, 1954 to 2005 Bruce Dawe 2006 selected work poetry ; Ocean Island Julian Croft 2006 selected work poetry ; I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss 2007 selected work poetry ; Excess Baggage and Claim Terry Jaensch Cyril Wong 2007 selected work poetry ; The Passion Paintings : Poems 1983-2006 Aileen Kelly 2006 selected work poetry ; Typewriter Music David Malouf 2007 selected work poetry ; Fredy Neptune Les Murray 1998 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel ; A Difficult Faith : Poems Mark Reid 2006 selected work poetry ; A Paddock in His Head Brendan Ryan 2007 selected work poetry ; The City of Empty Rooms Thomas Shapcott 2006 selected work poetry ; Helen of Troy and Other Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas 2007 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White 2007 selected work poetry
Poetry : A Survey of Verse Novels Rebecca Edwards , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 111 2007; (p. 57-60)

— Review of Jack Judy Johnson 2006 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel ; The Barrier Range: A Journey to Broken Hill: Burke and Wills Ray Liversidge 2006 single work novel
Untitled William Brown , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Spring no. 8 2007; (p. 60)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 January 2007; (p. 23)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
From One-Eyed Jack to a Grand Cadenza Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 February 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Jack Judy Johnson 2006 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 February 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
Tall Tales and True in Chapter and Verse Peter Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , May vol. 2 no. 4 2007; (p. 12-13, 27)

— Review of El Dorado Dorothy Porter 2007 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel ; Fredy Neptune Les Murray 1998 single work novel
'Australian poets are leading a revival of the ancient art of the verse novel, a genre as user-friendly as movies that deserves a wider readership.' (Editor's abstract)
Untitled Paul Sutton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 293 2007; (p. 63)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
'So You Make a Shadow' : Australian Poetry in Review 2006-2007 Lyn McCredden , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 52 no. 2007; (p. 81-98)

— Review of Vertigo (a Cantata) Jordie Albiston 2007 selected work poetry ; All the Time in the World Dennis Haskell 2006 selected work poetry ; The Escape Sonnets and Other Poetry Brian Edwards 2006 selected work poetry ; Sometimes Gladness : Collected Poems, 1954 to 2005 Bruce Dawe 2006 selected work poetry ; Ocean Island Julian Croft 2006 selected work poetry ; I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss 2007 selected work poetry ; Excess Baggage and Claim Terry Jaensch Cyril Wong 2007 selected work poetry ; The Passion Paintings : Poems 1983-2006 Aileen Kelly 2006 selected work poetry ; Typewriter Music David Malouf 2007 selected work poetry ; Fredy Neptune Les Murray 1998 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel ; A Difficult Faith : Poems Mark Reid 2006 selected work poetry ; A Paddock in His Head Brendan Ryan 2007 selected work poetry ; The City of Empty Rooms Thomas Shapcott 2006 selected work poetry ; Helen of Troy and Other Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas 2007 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White 2007 selected work poetry
Poetry : A Survey of Verse Novels Rebecca Edwards , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 111 2007; (p. 57-60)

— Review of Jack Judy Johnson 2006 single work novel ; Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel ; The Barrier Range: A Journey to Broken Hill: Burke and Wills Ray Liversidge 2006 single work novel
Untitled William Brown , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Spring no. 8 2007; (p. 60)

— Review of Lawrie and Shirley, The Final Cadenza : A Movie in Verse Geoff Page 2006 single work novel
The Silver Age of Fiction Peter Pierce , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 70 no. 4 2011; (p. 110-115)
Peter Pierce looks at contemporary Australian fiction to define Australia's 'Silver Age of Australian fiction' .
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