From Smoke Encrypted Whispers, 2004 by Samuel Wagan Watson
Jaded Olympic Moments single work   poetry   "they made their way through the sliding-door"
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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  • Dedication: For Jennifer Cullen

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Itinerant Blues Sam Wagan Watson , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2002 Z963167 2002 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units)

    'leaving behind neon nights and misspent passions, these poems take to the highway with the muse riding shotgun' (Source: UQP website: www.uqp.uq.edu.au)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2002
    pg. 35
  • Appears in:
    y Smoke Encrypted Whispers Sam Wagan Watson , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2004 Z1123977 2004 selected work poetry (taught in 5 units)

    'These poems pulse with the language and images of a mangrove-lined river city, the beckoning highway, the just-glimpsed muse, the tug of childhood and restless ancestors. For the first time Samuel Wagan Watson's poetry has been collected into this stunning volume, which includes a final section of all new work.' (Source: UQP website: www.uqp.uq.edu.au)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2004
    pg. 126-127
  • Appears in:
    y Manoa Where the Rivers Meet : New Writings from Australia vol. 18 no. 2 2006 Larissa Behrendt (editor), Barry Lopez (editor), Mark Tredinnick (editor), 2006 Z1392013 2006 periodical issue 'More than two dozen contemporary novelists, essayists, and poets are collected in this remarkable collection of work from Australia, a complex country with a multilayered history. Among these outstanding writers is a growing number of Indigenous authors, whose voices are included here. Their stories - many of them previously untold in literature - deepen and expand our understanding of the experiences that comprise Australia's past, present, and future. Both the Indigenous and non-Indigenous authors in Where the Rivers Meet address their country's struggle to create a shared citizenship and sense of belonging. Some seek the key to this shared belonging in the creation of a more just relationship to the land and in issues of ownership. Others find clarity and rejuvenation in the country's harsh and beautiful wildness. Still others emphasize, in the words of Melissa Lucashenko, that we need to hear 'the small, quiet stories in a human mouth' in order to truly know this land and its people.' -- Publisher's website. 2006 pg. 19-20
  • Appears in:
    y The Road South : An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry Ron Pretty (editor), Calcutta : Bengal Creations , 2007 Z1512202 2007 anthology poetry Calcutta : Bengal Creations , 2007 pg. 46
  • Appears in:
    y Reading Down Under : Australian Literary Studies Reader Amit Sarwal (editor), Reema Sarwal (editor), New Delhi : SSS Publications , 2009 Z1560703 2009 anthology criticism

    This literary reader on Australian studies for India not only investigates this central question by exploring many other facets of Australian literature especially Australian cross-cultural relationships with India and Asia. Taking a broad view of what Australian literature is, it explores the dimensions of Australian literature (national, Aboriginal, multicultural, ecocritical, postcolonial, modernist, comparative, feminist, and popular) in its varied genres of drama, poetry, autobiography. explorers' journals, short stories, literature of war, travel writing, Anglo-Indian fiction, diasporic writing, mainstream novel, nature writing, children's literature, romance, science fiction, gothic literture, horror, crime fiction, queer writing and humour. Each paper in this Reader presents different ways of "reading down under" and "performing Australianness" (Source: Backcover).

    New Delhi : SSS Publications , 2009
    pg. 188-189
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