Drafty single work   poetry   "there's a safe house round the corner"
Is part of The Double Session Kate Lilley 2012 sequence poetry
  • Author: Kate Lilley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lilley-kate
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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  • Appears in:
    y Southerly China China vol. 67 no. 3 2007 Z1477772 2007 periodical issue 2007 pg. 111
  • Appears in:
    y Over There : Poems from Singapore and Australia John Kinsella (editor), Alvin Pang (editor), Singapore : Ethos Books , 2008 Z1452759 2008 anthology poetry 'Curated by two of the foremost literary figures of their generation, the ground-breaking Singapore-Australia anthology of poetry brings together for the first time the contemporary work of the finest poets at work in Singapore and Australia today. The anthology will feature a fresh selection of established as well as previously unreleased work from writers such as Edwin Thumboo and Cyril Wong from Singapore, and Dorothy Porter and Kevin Hart from Australia. Over 20 writers from each territory will be featured, representing the diverse and interesting voices currently at play in both territories, and creating an ongoing discourse between the exciting literary cultures of the two Pacific neighbours. The anthology ranges across many themes: from an ever-shifting sense of cultural, urban and personal identity to place, politics, sex, religion and more, with clear resonances and connections bridging the two territories. The book will be made available in both territories, marking the first time that a major Singaporean literary anthology is released to the wider Australian market.' [Source: Publisher's press release at http://www.ethosbooks.com.sg/store/images/new_titles/OverThere_PressRelease.pdf] Singapore : Ethos Books , 2008 pg. 109
  • Appears in:
    y Ladylike Kate Lilley , Melissa Hardie , (cover artist), Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2012 Z1865010 2012 selected work poetry (taught in 4 units)

    'The title poem of this collection ('Ladylike') draws on pamphlets associated with the notorious case of the bigamist Mary Carleton, who was executed in 1673, and texts contemporary with it; women from Sigmund Freud's case studies provide the material for the series of poems, 'Round Vienna'; and the sequence 'Cleft' is dedicated to Kate Lilley's mother, Australian literary giant Dorothy Hewett.

    'Throughout this collection, Kate mines the areas of her scholarly specialisation - the early modern period - as well as contemporary popular culture and matches it with some of the twentieth century's enduring interests such as psychoanalysis and Freud.

    'Ladylike is a valuable addition to Australian poetry at large and will be of interest to readers of poetry, early modern history, Freud and early psychoanalysis.' (From the publisher's website.)

    Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2012
    pg. 3
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