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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Myrrh-Bearers
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'The Myrrh-Bearers is a book of love poems, describing real events and real people as the poet has experienced them. The worlds evoked in these poems are suffused with faerie tales, myth and philosophy. The genesis of this collection lies in a diverse engagement with different poetries: the influence of the Polish poets Wisława Szymborska and Czesław Miłosz is discernible, along with that of the French poets Henri Michaux, René Char, René Daumal and Alfred Jarry; there is also the sure presence of Gwen Harwood and Judith Wright as well as, more esoterically, William Blake and G. I. Gurdjieff. The pataphysical influence of Jarry, in particular, leads to a poetry which attempts to describe a universe supplementary to the one which we inhabit. The presence of music as a subject stems from the poet’s close engagement with her musical mentors, Larry Sitsky in Australia, Emmanuel Nunes in France and Karlheinz Stockhausen in Germany. This is a rich and unusual collection which will reward readers interested in the way poetry can suggest new ways of looking at the world.' (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 , 2015 .
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      Extent: 1vp.
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      • Published 11 September 2015
      ISBN: 9781922186782

Works about this Work

Light, Dark and Heavy Handed Aidan Coleman , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 March 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Reflections of a Temporary Self : New and Selected Poems 1979 - 2015 Grant Caldwell , 2015 selected work poetry ; Ground Martin Langford , 2015 selected work poetry ; Ripples under the Skin Jan Pieloor , 2011 single work poetry ; The Myrrh-Bearers Judith Nangala Crispin , 2015 selected work poetry
Review Short : Judith Crispin’s The Myrhh-Bearers and Jillian Pattinson’s Babel Fish Ivy Ireland , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 October no. 52.0 2015;

— Review of The Myrrh-Bearers Judith Nangala Crispin , 2015 selected work poetry ; Babel Fish Jillian Pattinson , 2014 selected work poetry
Review Short : Judith Crispin’s The Myrhh-Bearers and Jillian Pattinson’s Babel Fish Ivy Ireland , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 October no. 52.0 2015;

— Review of The Myrrh-Bearers Judith Nangala Crispin , 2015 selected work poetry ; Babel Fish Jillian Pattinson , 2014 selected work poetry
Light, Dark and Heavy Handed Aidan Coleman , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 March 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of Reflections of a Temporary Self : New and Selected Poems 1979 - 2015 Grant Caldwell , 2015 selected work poetry ; Ground Martin Langford , 2015 selected work poetry ; Ripples under the Skin Jan Pieloor , 2011 single work poetry ; The Myrrh-Bearers Judith Nangala Crispin , 2015 selected work poetry
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