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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Unexpected Clearing : Poems by Rose Lucas
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'"Rhythm and pattern follow with precision the rich tonality of Lucas’s visual and aural perceptions delivered with just enough tension to allow a line to run free or a word to drop and hang alone where it dances or stops" – Amanda Joy Cordite

'"Lucas’s collection shines with a clear intelligence and keen observation of the everyday, landscape, place, art, love and grief. The poems, evocative and moving, also sit so lightly on the page." – Lucy Dougan, Philip Mead and Marcella Polain, Mary Gilmore Award Judges 2014

'"Lucas’s poems are composed of vivid bursts of colour" – Cassandra Atherton, ABR' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Epigraph:

    however close our touch

    or intimate our speech,

    silences, spaces reach

    most deep, and will not close.

    –Judith Wright, 'Space Between'

  • Dedication:

    For my mother

    Valerie Lucas

    1922-2013

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2016 .
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      Extent: 111p.
      Note/s:
      • Published March 2016
      ISBN: 9781742588056

Works about this Work

Review Short : Rose Lucas’s Unexpected Clearing Alyson Miller , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 August no. 55.0 2016;

— Review of Unexpected Clearing : Poems by Rose Lucas Rose Lucas , 2016 selected work poetry
Phillip Hall Reviews Unexpected Clearing by Rose Lucas and Line of Drift by Robyn Rowland Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , September 2016;
'Robyn Rowland and Rose Lucas write hymns of praise to the natural world where the anticipation of regeneration in domestic routine, intimacy and travel is juxtaposed with the disturbance of bushfire, old age and bereavement. And both poets are steadfast in advocating for the transformative capacity of the arts in documenting these moments. ' (Introduction)
Cut Glass Dancing Dominique Hecq , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 20 no. 2 2016;

— Review of Unexpected Clearing : Poems by Rose Lucas Rose Lucas , 2016 selected work poetry
Review Short : Rose Lucas’s Unexpected Clearing Alyson Miller , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 August no. 55.0 2016;

— Review of Unexpected Clearing : Poems by Rose Lucas Rose Lucas , 2016 selected work poetry
Cut Glass Dancing Dominique Hecq , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 20 no. 2 2016;

— Review of Unexpected Clearing : Poems by Rose Lucas Rose Lucas , 2016 selected work poetry
Phillip Hall Reviews Unexpected Clearing by Rose Lucas and Line of Drift by Robyn Rowland Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review essay
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , September 2016;
'Robyn Rowland and Rose Lucas write hymns of praise to the natural world where the anticipation of regeneration in domestic routine, intimacy and travel is juxtaposed with the disturbance of bushfire, old age and bereavement. And both poets are steadfast in advocating for the transformative capacity of the arts in documenting these moments. ' (Introduction)
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