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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... no. 8 March 2018 of Journal of Poetics Research est. 2014 Journal of Poetics Research
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  •  Only literary material by Australian authors individually indexed. Other material in this issue includes: 

    5 Poems by Jesse Glass 

    Tim Suermondt Reviews Emily Vogel

    Norman MacAfee: Pound, Till, The Cantosand Intolerance 

    Art Beck: A Poem that Sleeps with the Fishes

    John Bethune: A Visit with Ward Ritchie, 8112

    Rae Armantrout: 4 poems

    Deborah Meadows: The Curiosities of Janice Lowry

    Michael Basinski: Dobranoc

    Lindsay Tuggle: The Autopsy Elegies

    Rick London: poem

    Chris Tysh: Turnstile

    Larissa Shmailo reviews Dean Kostos

    Lucas Klein reviews Richard Berengarten’s Changing

    Raymond C. Barfield: reviews Ben Mazer

    Will May: Reviews Peter Robinson’s Collected Poems

    Peter Robinson: The Living Artist

    Iain Britton: from the Vignettes

    Mark Weiss: 2 sections from the poem A Suite of Dances

    Murat Nemet-Nejat: Thoughts On John High’s Tetralogy, part 1 of 2

    Murat Nemet-Nejat: Thoughts On John High’s Tetralogy, part 2 of 2

    Barbara Henning: 11 poems from Digigrams

    Rob Chalfen: poem


* Contents derived from the 2018 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Un Aperçu Does Not a Swallow Makei"The odalisque that peers", Mark Young , single work poetry
Seaplane Interferencei"Okapi have a tendency to", Mark Young , single work poetry
A Line from Grandma Mosesi"Centralized leadership drives", Mark Young , single work poetry
Homage to Gary Snyderi"words whittled to shavings", Michael Witts , single work poetry
Dear Keni"when Ashbery* wrote “hand me the orange”*", Michael Witts , single work poetry
My Daylight Savingsi"It’s that time of year", Jill Jones , single work poetry
Impossible Spacesi"You arrive with blank prescriptions", Jill Jones , single work poetry
Everything Hurtsi"Animals try to hide from the gaze, and the light", Jill Jones , single work poetry
Talki"that woman I like at the supermarket", Owen Bullock , single work poetry
Trainingi"a line and a smudge", Owen Bullock , single work poetry
Pancakes for Neptune Inspired by the Documentary 'Maidentrip'i"I’m making pancakes for Neptune —", Owen Bullock , single work poetry
Recent Suburbanism : Some Recent Reviews of Australian Poetry Books, Robert Wood , series - author review

Editor's note: [Although Robert Wood has reviewed for literary journals in Australia, the US and UK, here he focuses on reviews for recently released books. In a type of suburbanism it covers contemporary poetry from Australia, attending to social, historical and philosophical aspects. For an introduction to the series, and to read the reviews, please click on the links above. To read the Endnotes see the ends of files 3,4 and 5. — J.T.]

Robert Wood : 0 : Links, Introduction, Robert Wood , single work essay

'This essay emerged from a general and particular set of feelings, concerns, observations about philosophy and poetics. Although it situates itself in regards to ‘Australia’, its primary target is not contemporary poetry that sees itself as being from that place. This subject is simply an entry point for cultivating an interpretive lens that responds to our world now. It offers commentary on individual books as well as the discourses that surround them. Yet when read together I hope that the essay will accumulate into an understanding of language, change and status that allows the reader to contemplate power and place.' (Introduction)

Closer to Home : Omar Sakr’s These Wild Houses and the New Suburbanism, Robert Wood , single work essay

'In critical writing by Peter Minter, Bonny Cassidy and Stuart Cooke, the question of decolonisation in ‘Australia’ is figured to be a question of land. They tend to mean ‘land’ here in the way that it approximates nature, which is to say land resembles undeveloped frontier. There is, of course, an Aboriginal presence to these places, but land is, for the most part, a location that is not urban or built up.'  (Introduction)

The Avant Garde in ‘Australia’ : After Eddie Paterson, Philip Mead and Caitlin Maling, Robert Wood , single work essay

'A.J. Carruthers has been admirably busy — academic monograph, blog posts for Southerly, a new index of experimental poets on Jacket2, job in Shanghai, daily Tweets. And there is a lot in his project of promoting ‘the Australian avant-garde’ to be sympathetic towards, particularly as a project after his Stave Sightings. But can we make a distinction between his formulation of ‘the Australian avant-garde’ (or its variations such as ‘neo’ and ‘experimental’) and ‘the avant-garde in ‘Australia’’? And how might that matter for suburbanism?'  (Introduction)

From Wembley : Maxine Beneba Clarke’s Carrying the World, Robert Wood , single work essay

'In Poetics for ‘Australia’, I have been writing back to poetry and the nation. ‘Australia’ is a place I care about but am not convinced by, a place I want to see as a world of possibility. Although I seem to live ‘in’ it, I think of myself as living in my body most of all, even though, at present, I live on Noongar land and know that I was born and raised in Wembley, which informs part of my locatedness in a way that Bunyah informs Les Murray or Fitzroy informs Pi O.'  (Introduction)

Deadly Conscious : The Boys in Cambridge : Clive James' Injury Time, Robert Wood , single work essay
Life After International Regionalism : John Kinsella’s Graphology, Robert Wood , single work essay

'If one wanted to, one could find antecedents for Suburbanism anywhere in the network — Romanticism, Modernism, Negritude, Tabi, Sangaam have all mattered as cohesive bodies of poetic thought. But it is important to look closer to home, to interrogate a discourse that matters in ‘Australia’, namely John Kinsella’s ‘international regionalism’. '  (Introduction)

Robert Wood : On Theories of Suburbanism, Robert Wood , single work essay

'The ‘banal’ expression of occupation in settler societies today is the ‘suburbs’. This is the case in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada. This is not to suggest that we do not see cases of direct violence or that there are not sovereign peoples in them or that suburbs do not exist in other nations or that the suburbs are categorically distinct from city or country.  It is that we fail to think through the collective material and ideal life that inheres in them in a language game that is from them. ' (Introduction)

Four Turns and How to Head Themi"Four turns and how to do them:", Liam Ferney , single work poetry

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