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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 Stalin's Holidays : Poems
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Notes

  • Dedication: for Morgan Smith and Michael Forbes
  • Epigraph: Planet Claire has pink air / All the trees are red / No one ever dies there / No one has a head / - the B52's

Contents

* Contents derived from the Glebe, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,:Transit Poetry ,Allbooks Distribution , 1980 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Jacobeani"an island builds itself around", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 9)
Love Poemi"This ritzy vista includes the money,", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 10)
Stunting for Blondes Blonde and Aussiei"Boosting the hula hoop, fates", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 11)
Clear Plastic Sugari"In the frigidaire sense of the word", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 12)
A Floating Lifei"the subtle justice of a rich man", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 13)
The Best of All Possible Poemsi"like a dozing shark", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 14)
Love's Bodyi"Certain kinds of knowledge leave the field of", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Up, Up, Home and Awayi"Man Rapes 25 in fight", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 17)
Political Poemi"35 cigarettes a day", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 19)
Phaenomenai"Pellucid stars chart my direction, you who", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 20)
Am I a Door? / Six Poems Say Yesi"A sentence against humanism", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 21-22)
A Bad Dayi"'Everything depends on the context'", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 23)
Event Horizoni"The Greeks invented the dust cover only to", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 24)
A Loony Tunei"A loony tune in the rumpus room packs", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 25)
The Search for the Golden Boomerangi"A packet of cigarettes lies on the sand", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 26)
Untitledi"the results", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 27)
Untitledi"according to", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Rrose Selavyi"Julie the beauty of a tooth", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Miranda 2228 A Snowman in Mirandai"The wind bangs against your clothes", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 31)
White Australiai"Why don't all you Chinese", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 32)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Finding the Proper Noun: The Poetry of John Forbes Gary Catalano , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Otis Rush , February no. 8 1993; (p. 103-117)
John Forbes - Form, Intuition and (a) Song : Interview Cath Kenneally (interviewer), 1993 single work interview
— Appears in: Otis Rush , February no. 8 1993; (p. 88-102) Homage to John Forbes 2002; (p. 109-121)
y separately published work icon 'Stop Laughing! I'm Being Serious' : Three Studies in Seriousness and Wit in Contemporary Australian Poetry Jennifer Strauss , Townsville : Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, James Cook University of North Queensland , 1990 Z230748 1990 single work criticism
Speaking with John Forbes, August 1989 Trevor Code (interviewer), 1989 single work interview
— Appears in: Mattoid , no. 34 1989; (p. 108-129)
Modernism & Non-Modernism Graham Rowlands , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 86 1981; (p. 62-63)

— Review of Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry ; Winter Driving : Poems Jennifer Strauss , 1981 selected work poetry ; Where Two Rivers Meet Norman Talbot , 1980 selected work poetry essay
Form : A Poetry Chronicle Gary Catalano , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1981; (p. 349-360)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry ; Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Lines of the Hand : Poems 1976-79 Kevin Hart , 1981 selected work poetry ; Armistice : Poems Peter Kocan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Be Faithful Go : Poems Philip Mead , 1980 selected work poetry ; Lives : Poems Andrew Sant , 1980 selected work poetry ; Singing at Night Caroline Caddy , 1980 selected work poetry ; Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry ; River : Written in Near about the Allyn River 1978-1979 and the City of the Long Red Cloud at Other Times Ross Bennett , 1980 selected work poetry ; Where Two Rivers Meet Norman Talbot , 1980 selected work poetry essay ; Astral Sea : Poems Alan Gould , 1981 selected work poetry ; Country & Eastern : A Featurette Pamela Brown , 1980 selected work poetry short story ; The Division of Anger : Poems Gig Ryan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Winter Driving : Poems Jennifer Strauss , 1981 selected work poetry ; Snow in Summer Grace Perry , 1980 selected work poetry ; Among the Living Alan Jefferies , 1980 selected work poetry
Recent Poetry Georgina Bitcon , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 41 no. 4 1981; (p. 469-477)

— Review of Punks Travels Christopher Kelen , 1980 single work novella ; The Screaming Frog That Ralph Ate Grant Caldwell , 1979 selected work poetry short story ; Two Sestinas Ken Bolton , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Vanguard Sleeps In : (A War Novel) Les Wicks , 1981 selected work short story ; Mudcrab at Gambaro's Judith Rodriguez , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Pattern Vincent Buckley , 1979 selected work poetry ; Late-Winter Child 1979 sequence poetry ; Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry ; Djarp : The Predestined Path that Leads from Life to Death Robert Edward Clyne , 1975 selected work poetry ; The Division of Anger : Poems Gig Ryan , 1980 selected work poetry ; A Moonbeam's Metamorphosis / The Parachuting Man Nicholas Glynn Coleman , Rob Schackne , 1979 selected work poetry ; Among the Living Alan Jefferies , 1980 selected work poetry ; Barbarians Michael Sharkey , 1981 selected work poetry
Untitled Thomas Shapcott , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 23 May 1981; (p. 30)

— Review of The New Australian Poetry 1979 anthology poetry biography ; Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled Martin Duwell , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 4-5 April 1981; (p. 11)

— Review of Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Division of Anger : Poems Gig Ryan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Armistice : Poems Peter Kocan , 1980 selected work poetry
John Forbes No Pretence in Pretending Michael Heyward , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Scripsi , Winter vol. 1 no. 1 1981; (p. 40-42)

— Review of Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry
Speaking with John Forbes, August 1989 Trevor Code (interviewer), 1989 single work interview
— Appears in: Mattoid , no. 34 1989; (p. 108-129)
y separately published work icon 'Stop Laughing! I'm Being Serious' : Three Studies in Seriousness and Wit in Contemporary Australian Poetry Jennifer Strauss , Townsville : Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, James Cook University of North Queensland , 1990 Z230748 1990 single work criticism
John Forbes - Form, Intuition and (a) Song : Interview Cath Kenneally (interviewer), 1993 single work interview
— Appears in: Otis Rush , February no. 8 1993; (p. 88-102) Homage to John Forbes 2002; (p. 109-121)
Finding the Proper Noun: The Poetry of John Forbes Gary Catalano , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Otis Rush , February no. 8 1993; (p. 103-117)
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