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Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'The Sons of Clovis ... begins with the Ern Malley affair, establishing previously unrecognised connections between the Australian scene and French symboliste poetry, before embarking on a fascinating journey through literature, culture, and poetics.' (Publisher's website)

Notes

  • Includes reference to the influence of Adore Floupette on James McAuley and Harold Stewart.
  • Dedication: To John Scott and in memory of Graeme Halligan.
  • Epigraphs:
    'Every poem invokes the world.' - Etienne Arsenal
    'If you're going to open a can of worms, you'd better look at the worms.' - Mort Brandish
    'Simplicity in our time is arrived at by an ambages.' - Ern Malley
    'In the literature of this hemisphere (as in the lesser world of Meinong), ideal objects aboutnd, invoked and dissolved momentarily, according to poetic neccesity.' - Jorge Luis Borges
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2011 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 384p., [8]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (some col.), ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes appendices, bibliography and index.
      ISBN: 9780702238840 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Ali Alizadeh Reviews David Brooks Ali Alizadeh , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February vol. 37 no. 0 2012;

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Martin Edmond Reviews The Sons of Clovis by David Brooks Martin Edmond , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , June no. 11 2012;

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Mcauley's 'Lame Lyre Nets' Martin Duwell , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 2 no. 1 2012; (p. 90-96)
Untitled John Kinsella , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 1 2012; (p. 214-221)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Untitled Maggie Nolan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 106-108)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
No Hoax in Ern Malley Redux Peter Pierce , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 September 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Scholar Says Ern Malley Hoax Poems Go Beyond Bohemian Bullying Damien Murphy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 September 2011; (p. 7)
Damien Murphy outlines the arguments made by David Brooks in The Sons of Clovis: Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry. Brooks contends that, in writing the Ern Malley poems with Harold Stewart, James McAuley was aware of the fictitious French poet Adore Floupette and drew inspiration from this source.
Ern, It Turns out, Has a French Cousin Don Anderson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 October 2011; (p. 20-21)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
New Dirt on l'affaire Ern Malley Exposes Nonchalence as a Pose Damien Murphy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 24 September 2011; (p. 4)
Sophistication of a Literary Swindle Simon Caterson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 22 October 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Ode to Egregious Ern Lyn McCredden , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 October 2011; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Nonfiction Gillian Bramley-Moore , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 - 23 October 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
UQP Bookshelf 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Contact , Summer 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
No Hoax in Ern Malley Redux Peter Pierce , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 September 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Ern, It Turns out, Has a French Cousin Don Anderson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 October 2011; (p. 20-21)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Sophistication of a Literary Swindle Simon Caterson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 22 October 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Ode to Egregious Ern Lyn McCredden , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 October 2011; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Nonfiction Gillian Bramley-Moore , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 - 23 October 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
UQP Bookshelf 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Contact , Summer 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Ali Alizadeh Reviews David Brooks Ali Alizadeh , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February vol. 37 no. 0 2012;

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Martin Edmond Reviews The Sons of Clovis by David Brooks Martin Edmond , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , June no. 11 2012;

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Untitled John Kinsella , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 1 2012; (p. 214-221)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Untitled Maggie Nolan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , vol. 27 no. 2 2012; (p. 106-108)

— Review of The Sons of Clovis : Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry David Brooks 2011 single work criticism
Scholar Says Ern Malley Hoax Poems Go Beyond Bohemian Bullying Damien Murphy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 September 2011; (p. 7)
Damien Murphy outlines the arguments made by David Brooks in The Sons of Clovis: Ern Malley, Adore Floupette and a Secret History of Australian Poetry. Brooks contends that, in writing the Ern Malley poems with Harold Stewart, James McAuley was aware of the fictitious French poet Adore Floupette and drew inspiration from this source.
New Dirt on l'affaire Ern Malley Exposes Nonchalence as a Pose Damien Murphy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 24 September 2011; (p. 4)
Mcauley's 'Lame Lyre Nets' Martin Duwell , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Journal , vol. 2 no. 1 2012; (p. 90-96)
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