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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988)
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Rev. Br Juilan McDonald, CFC and Rev. Fr Hugh Murray, CM
  • Epigraphs:
    The lost self changes, / Turning toward the sea. - Theodore Roethke, The Far Field
    I was a stranger, and ye took me in ...' - St. Matthew 25:35

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Hale and Iremonger , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Night Swimi"Stroke upon stroke", Peter Skrzynecki , 1979 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
Navajosi"Just before the State Line", Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Brown Frogi"Squatting", Peter Skrzynecki , 1980 single work poetry (p. 11)
Styx River (3)i"A name was borrowed from Greek mythology,", Peter Skrzynecki , 1981 single work poetry (p. 12)
Blackbirds Crying (for Barbara Coburn)i"Ah, the fall of light at end of day", Peter Skrzynecki , 1983 single work poetry (p. 13)
On the Death of David Campbelli"I understood the scent", Peter Skrzynecki , 1979 single work poetry (p. 14)
Migrant Centre Site : Orange Road, Parkesi"Galahs and crested pigeons", Peter Skrzynecki , 1985 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
Willowsi"Across the creek the willows grow,", Peter Skrzynecki , 1981 single work poetry (p. 17)
Manhattan Arrivali"Under the wing's tilt", Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 single work poetry (p. 18)
The End of the Picnici"Between the sandhills and Norfolk pines", Peter Skrzynecki , 1980 single work poetry (p. 19)
The Steps of Mihintalei"Hard to believe", Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 single work poetry (p. 20-21)
The New Tenant in No.10i"The humdrum routines", Peter Skrzynecki , 1979 single work poetry The New Tenant in No. 5 (p. 22)
Burning offi"Two days of rain", Peter Skrzynecki , 1980 single work poetry (p. 23-24)
The Trespassi"Colo Heights burned", Peter Skrzynecki , 1980 single work poetry (p. 25)
Gulgongi"Old derelict frameworks", Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 single work poetry (p. 26)
Govett's Leapi"The chasm's imperial", Peter Skrzynecki , 1979 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
White Waratahsi"Of all the flowers at Colo Heights", Peter Skrzynecki , 1982 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
A Portrait in the Artist as a Traitori"It became the frantic satisfaction", Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 single work poetry (p. 31-32)
Rock'n'Roll Heroesi"It began in 1957", Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 single work poetry (p. 33-34)
Otago Bayi"Grey clouds roll over the mountains", Peter Skrzynecki , 1986 single work poetry (p. 35)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Poets Seek the Mundane Robert Darling , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 4 no. 2 1990; (p. 142)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry ; Australian Things Timoshenko Aslanides , 1990 selected work poetry
Very Different Lights in the Night Alexander Craig , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 1989; (p. 9)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry ; Night Parrots John Kinsella , 1989 selected work poetry
Pushing Poetry to Ordinary People Carol Treloar , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 October 1989; (p. 14)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry ; Bow Tie & Tails Geoff Goodfellow , 1989 selected work poetry
Night Swim Simon Patton , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 115 1989; (p. 44)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry
Skrzynecki Worthy Heir to the Lyric Tradition Ivor Indyk , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 July 1989; (p. 78)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry
Skrzynecki Worthy Heir to the Lyric Tradition Ivor Indyk , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 July 1989; (p. 78)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry
Night Swim Simon Patton , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 115 1989; (p. 44)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry
Pushing Poetry to Ordinary People Carol Treloar , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 October 1989; (p. 14)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry ; Bow Tie & Tails Geoff Goodfellow , 1989 selected work poetry
Very Different Lights in the Night Alexander Craig , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 1989; (p. 9)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry ; Night Parrots John Kinsella , 1989 selected work poetry
Poets Seek the Mundane Robert Darling , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 4 no. 2 1990; (p. 142)

— Review of Night Swim : Poems (1978-1988) Peter Skrzynecki , 1989 selected work poetry ; Australian Things Timoshenko Aslanides , 1990 selected work poetry
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