AustLit logo
From Circular Quay single work   poetry   "Who would weary of watching water:"
Issue Details: First known date: 1955... 1955 From Circular Quay
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

Latest Issues

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Poetry 1955 James McAuley (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1955 Z137798 1955 anthology poetry Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1955 pg. 45-46
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Bulletin vol. 76 no. 3908 5 January 1955 Z593581 1955 periodical issue 1955 pg. 24
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Pavements : An Urban Anthology Bill Wannan (editor), Melbourne : Lansdowne , 1964 Z61184 1964 anthology poetry short story Melbourne : Lansdowne , 1964 pg. 103-104, 105
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Voices : A Collection of Poetry and Pictures Edward Kynaston (editor), Ringwood : Penguin , 1974 Z477268 1974 anthology poetry Ringwood : Penguin , 1974 pg. 80-81
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Sense, Shape, Symbol : An Investigation of Australian Poetry Brian Keyte (editor), Putney : Phoenix Education , 2013 6310209 2013 anthology criticism poetry

    'Sense, Shape, Symbol is an investigation of Australian poetry. It explores the ways in which poets succeed, or fail, in their attempts to bring their experience to life.

    Their primary raw materials are the five senses - sight, sound, smell, taste and touch - the means by which we all experience our world.

    Poets also like to experiment with the shape of their writing, starting with the qualities of vowels and consonants, of syllables, and of rhyme, metre and rhythm.

    Working poets make particular use of the metaphor, of the connections that they suggest between normally unlike things, to express their response to their subject.

    The collection explores the work of five poets who have played an important, influential part in the development of Australian poetry: Judith Wright, Oodgeroo Noonuccal, David Malouf, Les Murray and Mark O’Connor.

    The final chapter looks at some of the common concerns that can create conflict in our lives, such as gender, race, age, and socio-economic status, and other issues that create fear and that encourage hope.

    The collection is intended to allow readers to become familiar with the techniques that poets use, and to develop their own poetic writing in an informed way.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Putney : Phoenix Education , 2013
    pg. 40
Last amended 12 Nov 2009 12:29:45
Settings:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales,
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X