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  • Author: Peter Rose http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/rose-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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  • Dedication: i.m. Bruce Beaver

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Literary Review ALR vol. 3 no. 10 November 2008 Z1542567 2008 periodical issue 2008 pg. 25
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poems 2009 Robert Adamson (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2009 Z1653957 2009 anthology poetry criticism (taught in 1 units) Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2009 pg. 167-169
    Note: Author's note: In the fifth of Bruce Beaver's Letters to Live Poets (1969), Bruce Beaver writes about 'three images of dying'. The third death takes place in a newspaper office, where the dead proof reader is abandoned at his desk. Beaver recorded the poem in the 1970s. Three marked phrases, including the title, are taken from Beaver's poem.
  • 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. 969-971
  • 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. 38-40
  • Appears in:
    y The Turnrow Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry John Kinsella (editor), Monroe : LA Desperation Press Turnrow Books , 2014 8049508 2014 anthology poetry

    'This anthology...is a negotiation of many spaces. That of poets and their work, the idea of "Australia", the idea of being "represented" in a different demographic (America), personal or textual issues with anthologiser, who else is being included (though none outside myself and the publishers have knowledge of this until publication). Vitally, whoat matters is the conversations that arise from the anthology going public, and how the poets and readers deal with this community that has been organically and artificially induced.' John Kinsella (Source: backcover)

    Monroe : LA Desperation Press Turnrow Books , 2014
    pg. 428-430
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