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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Glasshouses
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'Winner of the 2015 Thomas Shapcott Prize for Poetry trumpeting through blood & bone the glasshouse's yellow stars Glasshouses is an inventive, incandescent collection by one of Australia's most talented new poets. Drawing on a number of complex techniques, Stuart Barnes illuminates both city and coastal life, with allusions to classical and contemporary culture. Replete with extraordinary imagery, the poems maintain a beautiful accessibility and coherence despite their continually twisting, even disjointed figures.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Epigraph:

    Merrily, merrily shall I live now

    Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.

    – William Shakespeare, The Tempest

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    This work was affiliated because it contains poems that reflect the author's own experiences with chronic illness and a bulging disc spine injury.

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Works about this Work

[Review Essay] Glasshouses Alison Clifton , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: StylusLit , March no. 1 2017;
'Stuart Barnes’s Glasshouses is poetry set to an almost self-consciously cool soundtrack of throwback hits and B-sides by The Cure, Pulp, Suede, L7, The Stranglers, My Friend the Chocolate Cake, and Antony and the Johnsons. Throw in some late-80s Australian pop courtesy of Kylie Minogue and the Chantoozies and you have an idea of the eclectic mix-tape mash-up that was the winner of the 2015 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize.' (Introduction)
Poetic Play and Politics William Yeoman , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 November 2016; (p. 11)

— Review of Glasshouses Stuart Barnes , 2016 selected work poetry
Poetic Play and Politics William Yeoman , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 November 2016; (p. 11)

— Review of Glasshouses Stuart Barnes , 2016 selected work poetry
[Review Essay] Glasshouses Alison Clifton , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: StylusLit , March no. 1 2017;
'Stuart Barnes’s Glasshouses is poetry set to an almost self-consciously cool soundtrack of throwback hits and B-sides by The Cure, Pulp, Suede, L7, The Stranglers, My Friend the Chocolate Cake, and Antony and the Johnsons. Throw in some late-80s Australian pop courtesy of Kylie Minogue and the Chantoozies and you have an idea of the eclectic mix-tape mash-up that was the winner of the 2015 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize.' (Introduction)
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