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  • Author:agent Caroline Caddy http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/caddy-caroline
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Antarctica : Poems
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Contents

* Contents derived from the South Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Fremantle Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Skyi"Ah sky ...", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
High Seasi"I can't believe that's water outside", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 15)
Barcarolei"On this ship", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Snowi"They look harmless --", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 18)
Icei"Silently unfurling from seeds of cold", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 19)
Sextanti"The sextant is put in my hand.", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Poemi"The floes are thicker now -", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Fellow Passengeri"Something tentative in his movements", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 24)
Cause for Alarmi"The helicopters are strapped to the deck", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 25)
Building the Arki"The ocean cambers", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 26)
Arrivali"We move through the avenued approach", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 28)
Note: With first line: We navigate the avenued approach
Worki"The base is a construction site", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 29)
Piloti"He spools gravity like silk", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Liegei"Wake up", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 32)
Being Therei"After waiting so long to be here", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 33)
Birdmani"All morning I've been counting birds", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Huskiesi"If Einstein had a chance", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Penguinsi"I wait on milky green glass", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 38)
Japanese Woman in Antarcticai"Fold fold crease along here", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 39)
Gathering Mossi"I take a step -", Caroline Caddy , single work poetry (p. 40-41)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Place, Palimpsest and the Present Day : Gondwana in Caroline Caddy’s Antarctica Rosalind McFarlane , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 44.0 2013;
'Gondwana and palimpsests appear as largely historical entities as, respectively, a continent that existed millions of years ago and a kind of manuscript from ancient to medieval times. Yet, within Caroline Caddy’s 1996 poetry collection Antarctica,1 published after a journey to the continent sponsored by the Antarctic Division in 1992, the two are combined in a way that suggests not only their contemporary relevance but also their ongoing influence. Through her use of place, Caddy layers references to India, Australia and Antarctica in ways that form a palimpsest. This layering acknowledges the connections between India, Australia and Antarctica historically but also insists on their continued contemporary relationship. In this way, the combination of two historical entities, Gondwana and palimpsests, allows Caddy to probe present relationships and engage with our contemporary layered existence.' (Author's introduction)
'A Place of Ideals in Conflict' : Images of Antarctica in Australian Literature Elizabeth Leane , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Littoral Zone : Australian Contexts and Their Writers 2007; (p. 261-290)
This chapter examines Australian literature (poetry, fiction, and plays) dealing with Antarctica, focussing on each text's engagement with the Antarctic environment and the debates surrounding it. Beginning with two late nineteenth-century Antarctic utopias, the survey moves through the work of well-known writers such as Douglas Stewart and Thomas Keneally in the mid-century to more recent writing by Dorothy Porter, Les Murray, Caroline Caddy, and others. Less familiar material, such as poetry by Antarctic expeditioners themselves, is also discussed. The essay traces a rough progression in Australian representation of the far southern environment, from an initial utopian approach to an emphasis on its stark, 'timeless' icescape as a minimalist backdrop for human dramas to an appreciation of its changeability, complexity and fragility. (from The Littoral Zone)
Untitled Helen Cerne , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Multicultural Book Review , vol. 5 no. 3 1998; (p. 3-4)

— Review of Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Southern Exposure Robin Burns , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , Autumn vol. 9 no. 1 1997; (p. 3)

— Review of Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Martin Langford , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Heat , no. 4 1997; (p. 182-184)

— Review of The Rome Air Naked Philip Salom , 1996 selected work poetry ; Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Icy Clarity Nikki Gemmell , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 40 no. 11 1996; (p. 84-86)

— Review of Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Martin Langford , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Heat , no. 4 1997; (p. 182-184)

— Review of The Rome Air Naked Philip Salom , 1996 selected work poetry ; Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Caddy's Poems of Antarctica Nicolette Stasko , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 184 1996; (p. 52)

— Review of Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Southern Exposure Robin Burns , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , Autumn vol. 9 no. 1 1997; (p. 3)

— Review of Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
Untitled Helen Cerne , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Multicultural Book Review , vol. 5 no. 3 1998; (p. 3-4)

— Review of Antarctica : Poems Caroline Caddy , 1996 selected work poetry
'A Place of Ideals in Conflict' : Images of Antarctica in Australian Literature Elizabeth Leane , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Littoral Zone : Australian Contexts and Their Writers 2007; (p. 261-290)
This chapter examines Australian literature (poetry, fiction, and plays) dealing with Antarctica, focussing on each text's engagement with the Antarctic environment and the debates surrounding it. Beginning with two late nineteenth-century Antarctic utopias, the survey moves through the work of well-known writers such as Douglas Stewart and Thomas Keneally in the mid-century to more recent writing by Dorothy Porter, Les Murray, Caroline Caddy, and others. Less familiar material, such as poetry by Antarctic expeditioners themselves, is also discussed. The essay traces a rough progression in Australian representation of the far southern environment, from an initial utopian approach to an emphasis on its stark, 'timeless' icescape as a minimalist backdrop for human dramas to an appreciation of its changeability, complexity and fragility. (from The Littoral Zone)
Place, Palimpsest and the Present Day : Gondwana in Caroline Caddy’s Antarctica Rosalind McFarlane , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 44.0 2013;
'Gondwana and palimpsests appear as largely historical entities as, respectively, a continent that existed millions of years ago and a kind of manuscript from ancient to medieval times. Yet, within Caroline Caddy’s 1996 poetry collection Antarctica,1 published after a journey to the continent sponsored by the Antarctic Division in 1992, the two are combined in a way that suggests not only their contemporary relevance but also their ongoing influence. Through her use of place, Caddy layers references to India, Australia and Antarctica in ways that form a palimpsest. This layering acknowledges the connections between India, Australia and Antarctica historically but also insists on their continued contemporary relationship. In this way, the combination of two historical entities, Gondwana and palimpsests, allows Caddy to probe present relationships and engage with our contemporary layered existence.' (Author's introduction)
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