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Apollon Musagete single work   poetry   "All good art begins with a weird birth unseen,"
Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Apollon Musagete
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Notes

  • Epigraph: Critic: Tell me, Mr. Balanchine, where did you ever see Apollo on his knees?

    Balanchine: Tell me, Mr. So and so, where did you ever see Apollo?

  • Author's note: Based upon the choreography of George Balanchine, 1928 and music of Igor Stravinsky, 1927/28
  • This poem is in four numbered and titled parts.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Cordite Poetry Review Ekphrastic vol. 57 no. 1 1 March 2017 10909963 2017 periodical issue

    'In ancient Greece ekphrasis was understood more broadly than in the contemporary world, indicating a complex genealogy for this term that encompasses so much fine poetry as well as many other forms of writing. For the ancients, the best ekphrastic poetry was prized because it presented an often dramatic picture in words, enabling the reader to ‘see’ and respond immediately to what was being described or evoked. Ekphrastic poetry provided a way of allowing readers or listeners to appreciate the imagistic and sometimes narrative content of poetry almost as if they might be looking at the object or objects being written about.' (Source : Editorial introduction)

    2017
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Poems 2017 Sarah Holland-Batt (editor), Carlton : Black Inc. , 2017 11466558 2017 anthology poetry

    'Award-winning poet, critic, editor and academic Sarah Holland-Batt takes the helm again as editor of this year’s Best Australian Poems. ' (Publication summary)

    Carlton : Black Inc. , 2017
    pg. 163-165
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