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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Even in the Dark
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'In a collection evoking luminescent images, poet Rose Lucas explores nature and beauty, love and travel. Even in the Dark contains delicate poems of the lives of women and the exquisite beauty contained in the act of observation. The entire lifespan is present here, in vitro to the final hours, developing and then ageing bodies captured in whisps of lovely images, images that also contain danger and risk. In this, her first volume of poetry, Lucas has distilled years of writing into an impressive selection.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Pauline, Zoe and Eva

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:UWA Publishing , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Heat Wave, Melbournei"A ring-tail possum,", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Raysi"In the lapping shallows by the pier at Inverloch", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 5)
Lavenderi"The creamy hum", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Country Swimming Pooli"All round the crackling", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Mallee Countryi"Beneath", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 10)
Autumn Pelicani"It's the lift of the heart that follows", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 11)
Leavingsi"Heading south", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 12)
Western District Landscape, mid Summeri"Straight line of the horizon -", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 13)
Liquidambari"Its silken gold oozing down rough, pitted bark", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Summer, Back Paddocki"Equipped with gumboots, folding chairs, aeroguard -", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Fronti"Late in a season lulled", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Flocki"White sails tip toward the breeze,", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 20)
Coming of the Raini"Contentment,", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 21)
Weekenderi"I hate to think of the house all shut up during the week;", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 22)
i) Road to Lake Mungoi"Unseasonable, miraculous rain sweeps down from the north,", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 23-24)
Lake Mungo : Series, Rose Lucas , sequence poetry (p. 23-29)
Note: Author note: In 1968, archaeologists discovered the 40,000 year old cremated remains of a woman at Lake Mungo, in south western NSW - the oldest demonstrated ritual cremation anywhere in the world. It was also the beginning of unearthing evidence of a large and vibrant indigenous culture which had clustered around the lake system. Mungo, and the surrounding lakes, have been dry for 15,000 years.
ii) Winter Afternooni"In sturdy jacket and cap,", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 24)
iii) Mungo Womani"Wrapped in coracle", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 25)
iv) Mungo Timei"Spirits swell and spill from sandy ridges,", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 26)
v) Old Woolshedi"Splintered light runs like water all round the stark white", Rose Lucas , single work poetry (p. 27)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Note: Dedication: For Pauline, Zoe and Eva
    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2013 .
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      Image courtesy of UWA Press
      Extent: ix, 116 pp.
      Note/s:
      • Publication Date: July 15, 2013
      ISBN: 9781742585321 (paperback)

Works about this Work

Cassandra O’Loughlin Reviews Even in the Dark by Rose Lucas Cassandra J. O'Loughlin , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2015;

— Review of Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry
‘Distant and Kindred Analogies’ in Recent Australian Poetry John Hawke , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 59 no. 1 2014; (p. 144-163)

— Review of Threefer Ken Bolton , 2013 selected work poetry ; Towns in the Great Desert Peter Boyle , 2012 selected work poetry ; Hotel Hyperion Lisa Gorton , 2013 selected work poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2013 2013 selected work poetry ; The Vision of Error : A Sextet of Activist Poems John Kinsella , 2013 selected work poetry ; Night Writing Kathryn Lomer , 2014 selected work poetry ; Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry ; Unbelievers, or 'The Moor' John Mateer , 2013 selected work poetry ; Ephemeral Waters Kate Middleton , 2013 selected work poetry ; New Selected Poems Geoff Page , 2013 selected work poetry ; Leaves of Glass David Prater , 2013 selected work poetry ; Unearthed Tracy Ryan , 2013 selected work poetry ; Goad Omen Corey Wakeling , 2013 selected work poetry
Review Short : Rose Lucas’s Even in the Dark Amanda Joy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 May no. 46.0 2014;

— Review of Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry
Review : Even in the Dark Cassandra Atherton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2013 - January 2014 no. 357 2013-2014; (p. 43)

— Review of Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry
Words, Patters and Moments That Collapse Time Ali Smith , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 November 2013; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Free Logic Rachel Briggs , 2013 selected work poetry ; Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry ; Novelties Fiona Hile , 2013 selected work poetry
Words, Patters and Moments That Collapse Time Ali Smith , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 November 2013; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Free Logic Rachel Briggs , 2013 selected work poetry ; Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry ; Novelties Fiona Hile , 2013 selected work poetry
Review : Even in the Dark Cassandra Atherton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2013 - January 2014 no. 357 2013-2014; (p. 43)

— Review of Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry
Review Short : Rose Lucas’s Even in the Dark Amanda Joy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 May no. 46.0 2014;

— Review of Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry
‘Distant and Kindred Analogies’ in Recent Australian Poetry John Hawke , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 59 no. 1 2014; (p. 144-163)

— Review of Threefer Ken Bolton , 2013 selected work poetry ; Towns in the Great Desert Peter Boyle , 2012 selected work poetry ; Hotel Hyperion Lisa Gorton , 2013 selected work poetry ; The Best Australian Poems 2013 2013 selected work poetry ; The Vision of Error : A Sextet of Activist Poems John Kinsella , 2013 selected work poetry ; Night Writing Kathryn Lomer , 2014 selected work poetry ; Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry ; Unbelievers, or 'The Moor' John Mateer , 2013 selected work poetry ; Ephemeral Waters Kate Middleton , 2013 selected work poetry ; New Selected Poems Geoff Page , 2013 selected work poetry ; Leaves of Glass David Prater , 2013 selected work poetry ; Unearthed Tracy Ryan , 2013 selected work poetry ; Goad Omen Corey Wakeling , 2013 selected work poetry
Cassandra O’Loughlin Reviews Even in the Dark by Rose Lucas Cassandra J. O'Loughlin , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2015;

— Review of Even in the Dark Rose Lucas , 2013 selected work poetry
Even in the Dark William Yeoman , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 September 2013; (p. 7)
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