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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,:Wakefield Press , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The History Mani"There are ruined buildings in his eyes", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 1)
Painting the Housei"It's not the wood and iron", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 2)
Salt or Vinegar?i"Wot's it say in Leboneese Mista,", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 3)
The Grocer's Shopi"Noise along the cheese wire is a bitter", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 3)
The Wheatsheaf Inni"At either end of this old long room", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 4)
Primitive Methodist Chapeli"A cracked wall crawls green with crusted age", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 5)
The Old Bond Storei"It has now run out of voices for the street.", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 5)
Old Military Nissan Huti"It got here years ago", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 6)
Demolitioni"He's a big man, bare chested, brown", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 7)
The Bird Man of Gawleri"He brings back whey-white chickens", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 9)
A Bed for the Nighti"With neither sticking-tape nor string", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 9)
Figure in a Landscapei"He lives in a small cottage", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 10)
Under Siege Nowi"Under siege now in her old enclosed garden.", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 11)
"Left open" The Country Institute Librariani"something it was", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
The Greek Boy (for Paul)i"Cucumbers grow beneath his fingernails.", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 13)
Haroldi"Hobbling on an old stick", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 14)
Master of Nonei"He had come in flushed from the cold air", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Weather Womani"Above the fence fringed roses", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 15)
Country Showi"Wind flings", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 17)
The Axemani"He chops into the summer for the cold.", Jeff Guess , single work poetry (p. 17)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Published with the assistance of the Literature Arts Board of the Australia Council

Works about this Work

Snapshot and Portrait John Scott , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Spring no. 4 1989; (p. 109-111)

— Review of Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems Jeff Guess , 1988 selected work poetry ; Snapshots from a Moving Train Rory Harris , 1988 selected work poetry
Euterpe's Flute in Different Hands Walter Tonetto , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 49 no. 2 1989; (p. 263-269)

— Review of Metamorphoses Diane Fahey , 1988 selected work poetry ; New and Selected Poems Philip Martin , 1988 selected work poetry ; Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems Jeff Guess , 1988 selected work poetry
Shooting For the Moon.... Martin Duwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 25-26 March 1989; (p. 6)

— Review of Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems Jeff Guess , 1988 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 115 Jeff Guess , 1988 periodical issue poetry ; The Rearrangement Alex Skovron , 1988 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 117 1989 periodical issue ; Poetry Australia no. 118 1989 periodical issue
Shooting For the Moon.... Martin Duwell , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 25-26 March 1989; (p. 6)

— Review of Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems Jeff Guess , 1988 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 115 Jeff Guess , 1988 periodical issue poetry ; The Rearrangement Alex Skovron , 1988 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 117 1989 periodical issue ; Poetry Australia no. 118 1989 periodical issue
Euterpe's Flute in Different Hands Walter Tonetto , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 49 no. 2 1989; (p. 263-269)

— Review of Metamorphoses Diane Fahey , 1988 selected work poetry ; New and Selected Poems Philip Martin , 1988 selected work poetry ; Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems Jeff Guess , 1988 selected work poetry
Snapshot and Portrait John Scott , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Spring no. 4 1989; (p. 109-111)

— Review of Painting the Town : The Gawler Poems Jeff Guess , 1988 selected work poetry ; Snapshots from a Moving Train Rory Harris , 1988 selected work poetry
Last amended 29 Aug 2002 13:18:37
Subjects:
  • Country towns,
  • Gawler, Gawler area, Salisbury - Elizabeth - Gawler area, Adelaide, South Australia,
Settings:
  • 1980s
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