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y separately published work icon Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 selected work   poetry  
  • Author:agent Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999
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Notes

  • The second of a two-volume set.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Oxford, Oxfordshire,
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Oxford University Press , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
At the Porta Humanai"We, the intelligent,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
The Decline of the Northi"Round the house, among the ruined cars", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 4)
The Flock and the Stari"They stepped through the gate of life,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 5)
The Missionary Positioni"Since those first days it has been like this with Tellus,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Analogue of Heleni"All ladies should have one,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Jumping to Conclusionsi"The most unexpected things,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Cleaning the Picture at the Edgesi"At the Retrospective, they were full of", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Poem Employing Words from an Article on Combat Strategyi"In the garden of our first Summer's day,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Clipboardi"Just this from a life and house of plenty,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
The Arbitrary Abrolhosi"After indifference,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
Doll's Housei"Against the haunting of our cats,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Comedy Liesi"Thinking of the different sorts of loneliness -", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Venetian Incidenti"I take for my sermon a Sunday", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 15-17)
Elegy and Fanfarei"When that cry which broke the heavens", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 17-19)
Where We Came Ini"I collected my father's possessions,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Dejection: An Odei"The oven door being opened is the start of", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Matutinali"This is ramshackle occasional,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 21-22)
Student Canteeni"An arsenal of tilting flesh", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
The Biographer Promenadesi"Consider the terraced living of these cows,", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Marianne North's Submissioni"We are born to whiteness", Peter Porter , single work poetry (p. 25-26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry Bruce Bennett , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 93-97)

— Appears in: Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 111-121, notes 269-270)
Poetry : A Primer for Postmoderns Christopher Pollnitz , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 14 no. 1 2000; (p. 76-77)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry
A Porter Canon? Bruce Bennett , 1999 single work criticism
— Appears in: Stand Magazine , September vol. 1 no. 3 1999; (p. 33-41)
A personal reflection by Bennett on Porter's poetry and the individual poems which merit inclusion in a "Porter Canon". Bennett draws attention to the many outstanding poems which are not included in the 1999 2 volume work Collected Poems.
High Plains Drifter George Szirtes , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Review , Spring vol. 89 no. 1 1999; (p. 17-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
Inside Out Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , May vol. 4 no. 4 1999; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
No Apologies, Please Tim Dooley , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 9 April no. 5010 1999; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
The Sound and the Silence Peter Steele , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , May vol. 9 no. 4 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
Porter's Voice Peter Craven , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July no. 212 1999; (p. 33-34)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
A Devotion to the Ironic Geoff Page , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 July 1999; (p. 22)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
Inside Out Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian's Review of Books , May vol. 4 no. 4 1999; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Collected Poems : Volume 2 1984-1999 Peter Porter , 1999 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Peter Porter , 1983 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
Peter Porter Candida Baker (interviewer), 1989 single work biography interview
— Appears in: Yacker 3 : Australian Writers Talk About Their Work 1989; (p. 260-283)
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
Passports to Paradise: Peter Porter and Clive James Bruce Bennett , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Sense of Exile : Essays in the Literature of the Asia-Pacific Region 1988; (p. 67-79)
What I Have Written ... 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: Hemisphere , November-December vol. 28 no. 3 1983; (p. 150-156)
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