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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Exhumed
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'Unpredictable and boisterously entertaining, Cassandra Atherton’s Exhumed is a collection of interconnected prose poems exploring the reanimation of canonical texts against a backdrop of popular culture references: William Carlos Williams, Nabokov, Stevie Smith and Emily Dickinson are paired with ‘Happy Meals’, Hill’s Hoists, Bonds t-shirts and the Moonee Valley Bistro. Divided into two parts – ‘Inter’ with its play on intertexts and ‘Disinter’ where the references are unearthed, these prose poems are fractured moments centred on love, betrayal, abandonment and death. Atherton’s appeals to l’humour noir and the politicisation of the poet’s private spaces make for an exhilarating and intoxicating read.' (Publication summary)

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  • A collection of interconnected prose poems.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,: Grand Parade Poets , 2015 .
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      Extent: 86p.
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      • Published 1 November 2015
      ISBN: 9780987129192

Works about this Work

Review Short : Cassandra Atherton’s Exhumed Ivy Ireland , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 August no. 55.0 2016;

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry
Sticky Ink Chloe Wilson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , April vol. 20 no. 1 2016;

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry ; Trace Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry
Payoffs in Distinct Prose Style Michael Farrell , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 May 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry ; Bunratty Duncan Bruce Hose , 2016 selected work poetry ; Happy Avatar D. J. Huppatz , 2015 selected work poetry ; The Non-Sequitur of Snow Shari Kocher , 2015 selected work poetry
Collusion : Three New Poetry Collections Peter Kenneally , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 380 2016; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Fox Petition Jennifer Maiden , 2015 selected work poetry ; Breaking the Days Jill Jones , 2015 selected work poetry ; Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry
Undernotes of Desire Dan Disney , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 30 no. 1 2016; (p. 236-237)

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry

'Cassandra Atherton's Exhumed is a book of intertextual echoes in which, as Lisa Gorton asserts in the cover blurb, "the speaker [can be] characterized by desire-alike for love, glamour, sex, food, consumer goods and a life as real as it seems in fiction." In another collection of prose poems (Trace, Findlay Lloyd, 2015), Atherton is described as "a poet, critic, and balletomane" (n.p.); what seems clearest is that in her dance with language and canon, identity and affect, Exhumed harnesses and displays canny powers of both precision and grace.' (Publication abstract)

Collusion : Three New Poetry Collections Peter Kenneally , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 380 2016; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Fox Petition Jennifer Maiden , 2015 selected work poetry ; Breaking the Days Jill Jones , 2015 selected work poetry ; Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry
Payoffs in Distinct Prose Style Michael Farrell , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7-8 May 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry ; Bunratty Duncan Bruce Hose , 2016 selected work poetry ; Happy Avatar D. J. Huppatz , 2015 selected work poetry ; The Non-Sequitur of Snow Shari Kocher , 2015 selected work poetry
Sticky Ink Chloe Wilson , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , April vol. 20 no. 1 2016;

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry ; Trace Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry
Review Short : Cassandra Atherton’s Exhumed Ivy Ireland , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 August no. 55.0 2016;

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry
Undernotes of Desire Dan Disney , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 30 no. 1 2016; (p. 236-237)

— Review of Exhumed Cassandra Atherton , 2015 selected work poetry

'Cassandra Atherton's Exhumed is a book of intertextual echoes in which, as Lisa Gorton asserts in the cover blurb, "the speaker [can be] characterized by desire-alike for love, glamour, sex, food, consumer goods and a life as real as it seems in fiction." In another collection of prose poems (Trace, Findlay Lloyd, 2015), Atherton is described as "a poet, critic, and balletomane" (n.p.); what seems clearest is that in her dance with language and canon, identity and affect, Exhumed harnesses and displays canny powers of both precision and grace.' (Publication abstract)

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