The Best of All Possible Poems single work   poetry   "like a dozing shark"
Issue Details: First known date: 1974 1974
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    y Surfers Paradise no. 1 1974 Z617498 1974 periodical issue 1974
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    y On The Beach John Forbes , Sydney : Sea Cruise Books , 1977 Z221626 1977 selected work poetry Sydney : Sea Cruise Books , 1977 pg. 2
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    y Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , Glebe : Transit Poetry Allbooks Distribution , 1980 Z220898 1980 selected work poetry Glebe : Transit Poetry Allbooks Distribution , 1980 pg. 14
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    y New and Selected Poems John Forbes , Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1992 Z561968 1992 selected work poetry Pymble : Angus and Robertson , 1992 pg. 35
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    y Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 48
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    y Collected Poems : 1970-1998 John Forbes , Rose Bay : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2001 Z899702 2001 collected work poetry (taught in 1 units) Rose Bay : Brandl and Schlesinger , 2001 pg. 56
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