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Robert Gray Robert Gray i(A793 works by) (a.k.a. Robert William Geoffrey Gray)
Born: Established: 1945 Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie area, Hastings River area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Details of Works Taught

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y separately published work icon Australian Poetry Since 1788 Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Robert Gray (editor), Sydney : University of New South Wales Press , 2011 Z1803846 2011 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) 'A good poem is one that the world can’t forget or is delighted to rediscover. This landmark anthology of Australian poetry, edited by two of Australia’s foremost poets, Geoffrey Lehmann and Robert Gray, contains such poems. It is the first of its kind for Australia and promises to become a classic. Included here are Australia’s major poets, and lesser-known but equally affecting ones, and all manifestations of Australian poetry since 1788, from concrete poems to prose poems, from the cerebral to the naïve, from the humorous to the confessional, and from formal to free verse. Translations of some striking Aboriginal song poems are one of the high points. Containing over 1000 poems from 170 Australian poets, as well as short critical biographies, this careful reevaluation of Australian poetry makes this a superb book that can be read and enjoyed over a lifetime.' (From the publisher's website.) Writing Poetry Queensland University of Technology 2015 (Semester 2)
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A Bowl of Pears i "Swarthy as oilcloth and as squat", Robert Gray , 2002 single work poetry (taught in 1 units)
— Appears in: Afterimages 2002; (p. 50-51) PN Review , May-June vol. 28 no. 5 2002; (p. 15) Australian Poetry Since 1788 2011; (p. 752-754) Cumulus : Collected Poems 2012; (p. 266-267)
Writing poetry Queensland University of Technology 2013 (Semester 2)
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The Dying Light In Departing Light i "My mother all of ninety has to be tied up", Robert Gray , 1999 single work poetry (taught in 1 units)
— Appears in: Heat , no. 12 1999; (p. 7-12) New Music : An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry 2001; (p. 159-163) Afterimages 2002; (p. 15-20) 100 Australian Poems You Need to Know 2008; (p. 192-196) Sixty Classic Australian Poems 2009; (p. 215-221) The Puncher & Wattmann Anthology of Australian Poetry 2009; (p. 119-123)
Writing poetry Queensland University of Technology 2013 (Semester 2)
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Late Ferry i "The late ferry is leaving now;", Robert Gray , 1975 single work poetry (taught in 1 units)
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , June no. 55 1975; (p. 4-5) The Younger Australian Poets 1983; (p. 122-1243) Selected Poems 1963-1983 1985; (p. 47-48) Two Centuries of Australian Poetry 1988; (p. 110-111) Contemporary Australian Poetry : An Anthology 1990; (p. 150-151) Selected Poems 1990; (p. 48-49)
Creative Writing University of New South Wales 2014 (Semester 2)
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Wing-Beat i "In some last inventory, I'll have lost a season", Robert Gray , 2006 single work poetry (taught in 1 units)
— Appears in: The Best Australian Poems 2006 2006; (p. 66) Virginia Quarterly Review , Summer vol. 87 no. 3 2011; (p. 154) Cumulus : Collected Poems 2012; (p. 330)
Writing poetry Queensland University of Technology 2013 (Semester 2)
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