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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Penelope’s Chairs
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'Elizabeth Lawson has been an abiding and important presence in Australian Literature, particularly Australian Women's Literature, for many years. This collection makes available, for the first time, a representative and thematically diverse selection of her highly crafted, linguistically playful, witty and richly meditative verse. It is a poetry of wide embrace: flowers, grasses, birds, reptiles, and mammals both of land and sea all find place and voice here. But not all such poems can be only celebratory: the connection is fragile, the fragility haunts, and we are often culpable. Time and Love are governing principles too: places travelled to and through, lived and lived-in; people once-lost but always loved, people loved now and always. Many of these poems, rich in reference and allusion, reveal the poet's love of literature, art, and music; all reveal the poet's love of language and its possibilities, from the quirky to the caustic to the profound.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Glebe, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Puncher and Wattmann , 2014 .
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      Extent: 75p.
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      • Publication Date: 01 June 2014
      ISBN: 9781922186546

Works about this Work

Poet's Corner : Penelope's Chairs William Yeoman , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 24 May 2016; (p. 7)

— Review of Penelope’s Chairs Elizabeth Lawson , 2014 selected work poetry
Human Moments at the Centre Aidan Coleman , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 July 2015; (p. 22)

— Review of Embracing the Razor John Upton , 2015 selected work poetry ; Penelope’s Chairs Elizabeth Lawson , 2014 selected work poetry ; Babel Fish Jillian Pattinson , 2014 selected work poetry ; Cut a Long Story Short Peter Lach-Newinsky , 2015 single work autobiography
Human Moments at the Centre Aidan Coleman , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 July 2015; (p. 22)

— Review of Embracing the Razor John Upton , 2015 selected work poetry ; Penelope’s Chairs Elizabeth Lawson , 2014 selected work poetry ; Babel Fish Jillian Pattinson , 2014 selected work poetry ; Cut a Long Story Short Peter Lach-Newinsky , 2015 single work autobiography
Poet's Corner : Penelope's Chairs William Yeoman , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 24 May 2016; (p. 7)

— Review of Penelope’s Chairs Elizabeth Lawson , 2014 selected work poetry
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