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Peter Steele Peter Steele i(A21662 works by) (a.k.a. Peter D. Steele)
Born: Established: 22 Aug 1939 Perth, Western Australia, ; Died: Ceased: 27 Jun 2012 Kew, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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1 The Paladin of Grief Peter Steele , single work review
— Review of Les Murray : A Life in Progress Peter F. Alexander , 2000 single work biography
1 Scroll i "Closing the scroll and sitting down to preach", Peter Steele , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Gesher , Novemebr vol. 4 no. 3 2012; (p. 82)
1 8 y separately published work icon Braiding the Voices : Essays in Poetry Peter Steele , St Kilda : John Leonard Press , 2012 Z1871288 2012 selected work criticism

'In Braiding the Voices, Peter Steele brings to bear a lifetime of reading, writing, and teaching prose and poetry. With gusto and focus, these essays concert poets and poems of different tempers and aspirations. They are by Gwen Harwood, Les Murray, Peter Porter, Vincent Buckley and, further afield, Fleur Adcock, Richard Wilbur, Anthony Hecht, W.S. Merwin, Deborah Randall, Ben Belitt, Norman MacCaig, R.S. Thomas, P.J. Kavanagh, Seamus Heaney and Gerard Manley Hopkins.

The writing of some of his own poems is also addressed. Characteristically, Steele refers copiously also to much else. The book investigates some of the ways in which individual poets have found what they most wanted to say, and how their art takes its place in the general conversation of humanity itself. Applauding the dexterity and the variety with which this feat is carried off by the poets, Steele's distinctive prose is deliberately fashioned to be as hospitable to insight as possible' (Bookseller website www.readings.com.au/).

1 Maze i "But wait, there's more - as when the hummingbird", Peter Steele , 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 342 2012; (p. 45)
1 The Hunting and the Haunting Peter Steele , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: In Search of the Whole : Twelve Essays on Faith and Academic Life 2011; (p. 165-178)
1 Man Singing by Candlelight (After Adam de Coster) i "Before him, as before us all, the hunters", Peter Steele , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Singing for All He's Worth : Essays in Honour of Jacob G. Rosenberg 2011; (p. 93-95)
1 Rehearsal i "Upright again, fritters of mint in my fingers,", Peter Steele , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 680-681) Eureka Street , 2 July vol. 22 no. 13 2012; (p. 63)
1 The Knowledge i "That he who distributes charcoal during a snowstorm", Peter Steele , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2011 2011; (p. 161-162)
1 Song to the Son of Man i "Show us your hands and say it again", Peter Steele , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: 100 Australian Poems of Love and Loss 2011; (p. 171)
1 7 y separately published work icon The Gossip and the Wine Peter Steele , Melbourne : John Leonard Press , 2011 Z1767668 2011 selected work poetry
1 Pomegranate i "Given the puckered crown and the sleek orb,", Peter Steele , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 680)
1 Malchus i "Bull at a gate in the garden, Peter's out", Peter Steele , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: America , 22 March vol. 202 no. 9 2010; (p. 17)
1 Littoral Truth Peter Steele , 2010 single work obituary (for Peter Porter )
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 322 2010; (p. 15-17)
1 3 y separately published work icon A Local Habitation : Poems and Homilies Peter Steele , Sean Burke (editor), Parkville : Newman College , 2010 Z1694599 2010 selected work poetry prose
1 Peter Porter in the Capital of the English Language Peter Steele , 2010 2010 single work obituary (for Peter Porter )
— Appears in: Eureka Street 2008;
1 After the Latin i "It's florets of thought that take the palm, but remember", Peter Steele , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 7 May vol. 20 no. 8 2010;
1 Peter i "They'd known him in his confidence - the sweep", Peter Steele , 2010 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Age , 27 March 2010; (p. 25)
1 Buckley's Places Peter Steele , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue 2010;
'The motif of place is of central importance in Vincent Buckley's poetry and prose. His poem 'Ghosts, Places, Stories, Questions' is a key instance of this. There as elsewhere Buckley inflects the notion of place to encompass the heroic, the domestic, and the lyrical. In other writings he explores what it is for the body to be the self's place: for certain geographic locales to be sacred spaces or places: and for place to be the milieu in which others are encountered. Increasingly he conceives of the English language itself as the privileged place of his imagination.' (Source: http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/1442)
1 Among the Images Peter Steele , 2009 single work essay
— Appears in: Blast , Spring/Summer no. 10 2009; (p. 45-60)
Discusses writing poems in response to art works and includes 4 poems:'Bruno', 'Ceiling', 'Canaletto' and 'Solo.'
1 Word (from A Mass for Anglesea) i "Hand on hilt was the way to listen once,", Peter Steele , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009; (p. 147-148)
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