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Is part of Cleft Kate Lilley 2012 sequence poetry
  • Author: Kate Lilley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lilley-kate
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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  • Appears in:
    y The Age 15 May 2010 Z1691344 2010 newspaper issue 2010 pg. 27 Section: A2
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poems 2010 Robert Adamson (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1745202 2010 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units)

    'Selected by one of Australia's most acclaimed poets, this inspired collection captures the richness and scope of present-day Australian verse. It features innovative and exciting poems - many published here for the first time - from our best-known poets as well as daring and insightful works from rising stars.

    Together they create a lively sense of conversation, of voices criss-crossing the continent, exploring the many themes that animated and inspired the nation's poets in 2010.' (From the Publisher's website)

    Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2010
    pg. 149
  • 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. 33
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