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Alternative title: A. D. Hope : Selected Poems
Is part of A & R Poetry Classics series - publisher
  • Author:agent A. D. Hope http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/hope-a-d
Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 Selected Poems
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

This collection ... omits some of the longer pieces in my Collected poems 1930-1970 but brings the selection up to date by the inclusion of a number of poems written since then.' (Author's preface.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1973 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The End of a Journeyi"There at the last, his arms embracing her,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 1-2)
The Invocation Pygmalioni"Now woman, if you have it in you to live,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 3-5)
Standardisationi"When, darkly brooding on this Modern Age,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 6-7)
Australiai"A nation of trees, drab green and desolate grey", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 8)
Flower Poemi"Not these cut heads posed in a breathless room,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 9)
Easter Hymni"Make no mistake; there will be no forgiveness;", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 10)
The Return from the Freudian Islandsi"When they heard Sigmund the Saviour in these coasts", A. D. Hope , single work poetry satire (p. 11-13)
Morning Coffeei"Reading the menu at the morning service:", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The Gatewayi"Now the heart sings with all its thousand voices", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 15)
Meditation Musici""The iteration of these lines brings gold-"", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 17-19)
Ascent into Helli"I, too, at the mid-point, in a well-lit wood", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 19-21)
Conquistadori"I sing of the decline of Henry Clay", A. D. Hope , single work poetry satire (p. 22-24)
To Julia Walking Awayi"Darwin's daughters have no tails,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry satire (p. 25)
The Cheeki"Here's a new Genesis; the year is One;", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 25-27)
X-Ray Photographi"Mapped by its panoply of shade", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Dragon Musici""No other man makes love like you," she said:", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 29-30)
The Musei"She is Arachne. Instinct spins the net", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 31)
The Dinneri"Angels have dined with men, and when they do,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
The House of Godi"Morning service! Parson preaches;", A. D. Hope , single work poetry satire (p. 34-35)
An Epistle from Holofernesi""Great Holofernes, Captain of the Host,", A. D. Hope , single work poetry (p. 35-39)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Able to be Romantic T. Harri Jones , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , June-July vol. 8 no. 2 1964; (p. 73-76)

— Review of Selected Poems A. D. Hope , 1973 selected work poetry
Untitled R. F. Brissenden , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , December vol. 1 no. 4 1964; (p. 283-286)

— Review of James McAuley James McAuley , 1963 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems A. D. Hope , 1973 selected work poetry
Untitled R. F. Brissenden , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , December vol. 1 no. 4 1964; (p. 283-286)

— Review of James McAuley James McAuley , 1963 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems A. D. Hope , 1973 selected work poetry
Able to be Romantic T. Harri Jones , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , June-July vol. 8 no. 2 1964; (p. 73-76)

— Review of Selected Poems A. D. Hope , 1973 selected work poetry
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