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'Travelling without Gods celebrates the life and work of one of Australia's best-loved contemporary poets, Chris Wallace-Crabbe.

'Wide-ranging in theme and context, it explores the imaginative effects of his writing. A tribute to Chris on the occasion of this eightieth birthday, and in many ways it suggests an alternative cultural history of Australia since the 1950s.

Containing biographical and critical pieces, poems (including new work by Chris) and essays that respond to his career 'Travelling without Gods takes account of the decades in which he has written. It illuminates, celebrates and critiques his work in its various contexts.

'Travelling without Gods also offers, importantly, a sample of Chris Wallace-Crabbe's unpublished journals, as well as photography that displays both his life and his relationship with the visual arts.

'Contributors include David Malouf, Patrick McCaughey, Judith Bishop, Alastair Niven, Peter Rose, Peter Goldsworthy and more.'

Contents

* Contents derived from the Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Melbourne University Press , 2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction : Bridges Across Time, Cassandra Atherton , single work biography (p. 1-12)
Footloose, a Senior Momenti"An after-dinner sleep", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Descendentalist, Paul Kane , single work criticism (p. 15-29)
Gifts for His Eightieth Birthday : For Chris Wallace-Crabbei"To you, a litany of days – all the shimmers and glissandos", Judith Bishop , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
39 Beauview Parade, Robin Wallace-Crabbe , single work biography (p. 35-45)
A Poet Among the Painters, Patrick McCaughey , single work biography (p. 47-58)
Montaigne (for Chris Wallace-Crabbe)i"I have taken to dreaming of you in the tower. At dawn and sunset", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 59-61)
Near Heidelberg : After Arthur Streetoni"Ah! all that matters this moment is the blonde light", Kate Middleton , single work biography (p. 63)
Urbane Celebrant of 'The Abundant Secular', Jennifer Strauss , single work criticism (p. 65-72)
The Imaginary Grandstand : Australian Identity in Internatioal Perspective, Graeme Davison , single work criticism (p. 73-88)
Student, Teacher, Friend : Chris Wallace-Crabbe and the University of Melbourne, Kate Darian-Smith , single work biography (p. 89-97)
The Universe Cranks Up, Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work autobiography (p. 99-106)
'Amphibious' : A Reading, Will Eaves , single work review
— Review of Amphibious Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1985 single work poetry ;
(p. 111-115)
'Good Friday Seder at Separation Creek' : A Reading, Philip Harvey , single work review
— Review of Good Friday Seder at Separation Creek Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1993 single work poetry ;
(p. 117-124)
Judith Wright Arts Centrei"My office! My office at the Judy! The Judy", Michael Hofmann , single work poetry (p. 119-110)
'That Which Is' : A Reading, Ellen Koshland , single work review
— Review of That Which Is Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 2013 single work poetry ;
(p. 125-127)
The Echidna : For Chris Wallace-Crabbei"Whatever kind of determination a creature needs", Andrew Motion , single work biography (p. 129-130)
Poem Ending with a Line Abandoned by Chris Wallace-Crabbei"The world is full of little animals -", David McCooey , single work poetry (p. 131)
Freudian Homage : For CWC at Eightyi"Once upon a time I wrote a novel", Peter Goldsworthy , single work biography (p. 133)
The Poet as (Anti - ) Theologian : Chris Wallace-Crabbe's Double Vision, Lyn McCredden , single work criticism (p. 135-146)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Sans Deity : A Poet Who Enquires After Ultimate Questions Anthony Lynch , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 365 2014; (p. 43-44)

— Review of My Feet are Hungry Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 2014 selected work poetry ; Travelling Without Gods : A Chris Wallace-Crabbe Companion 2014 anthology biography poetry criticism
Poet's Passion Remains Steadfast as Years Roll On Jason Steger , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 6 May 2014; (p. 28)
Sans Deity : A Poet Who Enquires After Ultimate Questions Anthony Lynch , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 365 2014; (p. 43-44)

— Review of My Feet are Hungry Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 2014 selected work poetry ; Travelling Without Gods : A Chris Wallace-Crabbe Companion 2014 anthology biography poetry criticism
Poet's Passion Remains Steadfast as Years Roll On Jason Steger , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 6 May 2014; (p. 28)
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