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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Landbridge : Contemporary Australian Poetry
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Notes

  • Includes biographical and autobiographical notes and bibliography for each contributor.

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Fremantle Press , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction to Landbridge : Contemporary Australian Poetry, John Kinsella , single work criticism
In this short critical Introduction, Kinsella describes the aims of his anthology: to emphasise the diversity of poetic voices working in late twentieth century Australia and into the next century, to ignore factions, 'schools', or genres, and to explore the vital 'crossover territory' between them.
(p. 15-21)
The Night Heroni"Midnight, my mind's full of ink tonight,", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 24)
Drum of Firei"Out the back my father burning off;", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 25)
Waving to Hart Cranei"Farewell to the wire,", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 26)
No River, No Deathi"Awake after years; sudden exploding mangroves,", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 27-29)
By No Man's Code : A Song Map : Wild Colonial Boysi"Musk ducks and the plump Wonga pigeon", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 30)
Easy Ridersi"Sunday hymnals", Adam Aitken , single work poetry (p. 32)
Symbiosisi"We sit in conference", Adam Aitken , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
Marxist Theme Park, Budapest (for Chris Kelen)i"Monoliths wlecome the overcast day", Adam Aitken , single work poetry (p. 33-35)
Saigon the Moviei"James Bond flies into Phuket, which he pronounces", Adam Aitken , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Women's Liberationi"Talk to me about the feminist movement,", Lisa Bellear , single work poetry (p. 39-40)
Beautiful Yuroke Red River Gumi"Sometimes the red river gums rustled", Lisa Bellear , single work poetry (p. 41)
Souled Outi"Only $200 - Ladies/", Lisa Bellear , single work poetry satire (p. 43)
Ode to Nelson Mandelai"Why Mr President does your", Lisa Bellear , single work poetry (p. 44)
Making Perfumei"So, that summer I picked everthing:", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 46-47)
The Domesticity of Giraffesi"She languorously swings her tongue", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 47-48)
Incense (for My Father)i"All day a fragrance -", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 48-50)
To the Islandsi"I will use the sound of wind and the splash", Judith Beveridge , single work poetry (p. 51-52)
Florence to Lorraine Leei"Dear Lorraine,", Ken Bolton , single work poetry (p. 54-57)
An Empty Space (for Becky Davis Leaving 'Her Place of Employ')i"'Glad To Be Unhappy' is the name", Ken Bolton , single work poetry (p. 58-59)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 1999 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 342p.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: To the memory of John Forbes.
      ISBN: 1863682694

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— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 17 no. 2 2018;

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— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 July 1999; (p. 9)

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Anglocentric - and Eccentric Heather Cam , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3 July 1999; (p. 11)

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Paperbacks Fiona Capp , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 June 1999; (p. 8)

— Review of Landbridge : Contemporary Australian Poetry 1999 anthology poetry
Collecting the Contemporary : Australian Poetry Anthologies in the 'Noughties' Cameron Fuller , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Poems in Perspex : Max Harris Poetry Award 2007 2008; (p. 112-118)
Who's Afraid of Poetic Invention? Anthologising Australian Poetry in the Twenty-First Century A.J. Carruthers , 2018 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 17 no. 2 2018;

'There has been a rich history of anthologising Australian poetry this far into the twenty-first century. This article claims that contemporary poetics, with a renewed focus on the recoprocal relation between cultural and linguistic inquiry, can rediscover alternative ways of reading the history of Australian avant-garde, inventive and experimental work. Considering several key anthologies published after the turn of last century, the article provides readings of both the frameworks the anthology-makers provide and the poems themselves, claiming that mark, trace and lexical segmentivities can already be read as social. It then proposes a new possibility for an experimental anthology that might bring these facets into lived praxis: the chrestomathy.' (Publication abstract)

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