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  • Author: David Malouf http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/malouf-david
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Literary Review ALR vol. 1 no. 2 October 2006 Z1316567 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 20
  • Appears in:
    y Typewriter Music David Malouf , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007 Z1367652 2007 selected work poetry

    'David Malouf's brilliant collection of poems begins with a memory of new love - with 'grace unasked for, urgencies that boom under the pocket of a shirt' - and ends in the intimate territory of the long-familiar where there is no need for words. This volume is marked by an astonishing breadth of intelligence and erudition, yet steps lightly among the objects of our lives and the wonder of everyday replenishments. Everywhere the poems affirm the mystical delights of music, angels and fields where 'first to gather are the starlings in unquiet flocks. Then quietly, the stars'.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007
    pg. 12
  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 125 no. 6571 29 May 2007 Z1389608 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 58-59
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poems 2007 Peter Rose (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2007 Z1434579 2007 anthology poetry Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2007 pg. 68
  • Appears in:
    y Revolving Days : Selected Poems David Malouf , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2008 Z1472223 2008 selected work poetry 'This is a collection spanning David Malouf's career. It includes previously published poems, as well as new poems organised by their geographical setting, according to the places in which David has lived over the last 30 years.' (Provided by publisher). St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2008 pg. 144
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 pg. 601
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