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Toward Abstraction : Possibly a Gull's Wing single work   poetry   "The most disconcerting feature is an absolute flatness"
  • Author:agent Robert Adamson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/adamson-robert
Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 Toward Abstraction : Possibly a Gull's Wing
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Notes

  • Minor variations in title exist.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Canticles on the Skin Robert Adamson , Sydney : Illumination Press , 1970 Z339327 1970 selected work poetry Sydney : Illumination Press , 1970 pg. 19
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Poetry Now Thomas Shapcott (editor), South Melbourne : Sun Books , 1970 Z53916 1970 anthology poetry South Melbourne : Sun Books , 1970 pg. 134
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Penguin Book of Australian Verse Harry Payne Heseltine (editor), Ringwood Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1972 Z334403 1972 anthology poetry Selection of works by Australian poets from Charles Harpur (1813-1868) to Charles Buckmaster (b. 1951). Ringwood Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1972 pg. 456
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    y separately published work icon The New Australian Poetry John Tranter (editor), St Lucia : Makar Press , 1979 Z143928 1979 anthology poetry biography St Lucia : Makar Press , 1979 pg. 81
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    y separately published work icon The Macmillan Anthology of Australian Literature Ken L. Goodwin (editor), Alan Lawson (editor), South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990 Z535337 1990 anthology criticism correspondence extract poetry drama biography short story prose humour satire travel

    'Poems, stories, letters and extracts from novels, plays and journals present a great variety of responses to Australia and to the art of writing. Items have been arranged into 12 groupings that reflect different ways of seeing the material of Australian writing. Each section has its own introduction. Problems are explained, theories and contexts for a wider understanding are offered. The book includes biographical guides to all authors and a full chronological table of events in the literary history of Australia.'   (Publication summary)

    South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990
    pg. 387-388
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Selected Poems 1970-1989 Robert Adamson , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z223512 1990 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 pg. 14
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 Robert Adamson , Chris Edwards (editor), St Leonards : Paper Bark Press , 2001 Z874442 2001 selected work poetry St Leonards : Paper Bark Press , 2001 pg. 62
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Golden Bird : New and Selected Poems Robert Adamson , Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2008 Z1535162 2008 selected work poetry 'The Golden Bird brings together the best of Robert Adamson's work from the last four decades, as well as many superb new poems. Selected and arranged by the author, it provides an accessible introduction to Australia's foremost lyric poet and an insight into the recurring themes that have shaped his remarkable body of work.' (Publisher's blurb) Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2008 pg. 158
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