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Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 The Invention of Fire
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Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Drummeri"He comes over the city like a mood", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 3)
Say it Alli"came", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Afternoons : 1i"That unretraceable race of Molloys", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 6)
Afternoons : 2i"The mysteries of afternoons have to do with the sun", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 7)
In the Cold Bluei"Whenever in the cold blue", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Little Kingdomsi"They've fallen now", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 10)
Prologuei"We've drunk from a broken flower", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 13)
Beyond Silence Ii"We're here to say goodbye", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 14-21)
Ii"The red dove", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 22)
IIi"I've a headful of", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 23)
IIIi"There was", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 24)
Whistling in the Darki"Tonight", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Stonesi"There's nothing in the words", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 27)
Letter : 1i"I could give you a key made of moss", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 28)
Letter : 2i"Everything I think is a message to you", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 29)
IVi"Your letter broke into pebbles", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 30)
Vi"Moving softly through sunlight", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 31)
Beyond Silence II (for My Wife Fred)i"Once my tongue was a mirror", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 32-34)
Notionsi"Buried at my desk", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 35-39)
Directionsi"When the first fruit begins to fall", Andrew Taylor , single work poetry (p. 40-41)

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The Sun's Fish Dreaming : The Poetry of Andrew Taylor Martin Duwell , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 21 no. 3 2004; (p. 312-323)
Duwell surveys the writing life of Andrew Taylor which, in his view, has so far only received fairly superficial and fragmented critical comment and 'awaits a detailed examination'. In considering the different stages of Taylor's development as a poet, Duwell's aim is 'to lay out the elements of that life and to suggest the parameters within which a more detailed discussion might take place'. He sees the overall image of Taylor's poetry as 'continuities inside radical changes of mode' and argues that Taylor's poetry is 'generated out of ... the dichotomy of absence and plenitude' (312).
A Note of Pain Kirpal Singh , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 20 no. 10 1976; (p. 55-56)

— Review of The Invention of Fire Andrew Taylor , 1976 selected work poetry
Birds, Cathedrals, Dreams, Asylums, Hardcore Paul Kavanagh , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 36 no. 4 1976; (p. 471-478)

— Review of Domestic Hardcore Richard Tipping , 1975 selected work poetry ; Immigrant Chronicle Peter Skrzynecki , 1975 selected work poetry ; Will's Dream Philip Roberts , 1975 selected work poetry ; The Invention of Fire Andrew Taylor , 1976 selected work poetry ; Reef Poems Mark O'Connor , 1976 selected work poetry
Birds, Cathedrals, Dreams, Asylums, Hardcore Paul Kavanagh , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 36 no. 4 1976; (p. 471-478)

— Review of Domestic Hardcore Richard Tipping , 1975 selected work poetry ; Immigrant Chronicle Peter Skrzynecki , 1975 selected work poetry ; Will's Dream Philip Roberts , 1975 selected work poetry ; The Invention of Fire Andrew Taylor , 1976 selected work poetry ; Reef Poems Mark O'Connor , 1976 selected work poetry
A Note of Pain Kirpal Singh , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 20 no. 10 1976; (p. 55-56)

— Review of The Invention of Fire Andrew Taylor , 1976 selected work poetry
The Sun's Fish Dreaming : The Poetry of Andrew Taylor Martin Duwell , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 21 no. 3 2004; (p. 312-323)
Duwell surveys the writing life of Andrew Taylor which, in his view, has so far only received fairly superficial and fragmented critical comment and 'awaits a detailed examination'. In considering the different stages of Taylor's development as a poet, Duwell's aim is 'to lay out the elements of that life and to suggest the parameters within which a more detailed discussion might take place'. He sees the overall image of Taylor's poetry as 'continuities inside radical changes of mode' and argues that Taylor's poetry is 'generated out of ... the dichotomy of absence and plenitude' (312).
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