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  • Author:agent Robert Adamson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/adamson-robert
Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982 The Law at Heart's Desire
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Prism , 1982 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Beyond the Pale (for Tim Storrier)i"The certainty of it all, as clear as clear water,", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 11-13)
Rimbaud Having a Bathi"To have been held down in a park", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 14-15)
Visiting Francis Webbi"The clean sweep of the careful lawns", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Friend (for Geoff Proud)i"We start with a face though already", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Another Spring A Final Springi"Outside, the garden's blown about", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 23-24)
You Tremblei"Sounds remembered the way you told me", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 25-31)
Miasmai"Blast, now memory, of all wretched", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 32)
Old Wallsi"I return to them", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 33)
Morning Kissi"I woke and thought to turn", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 34)
Housei"Where the light", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 35)
The Home, the Spare Roomi"I am the poet of the spare room", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
The Dressi"There is a dress left hanging its fabric", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Death of a Lovei"The ring was on her finger", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 40-41)
Winter Afternooni"A fruit bat skins along the lights.", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 45)
Keep from Drowningi"To keep from drowning I look around", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 46-47)
Night Poachingi"And then after dark with Merv and John", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 48-49)
In the Nighti"The sheets are wrapped about me", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 50-51)
Song of Auguryi"Tonight with a rough new moon on the make", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 52-53)
Along the Way (for Cyro)i"We touched the backs of empty scallops", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 58-59)
Holdingi"Take the first step on the unmarked sand", Robert Adamson , single work poetry (p. 60)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Prism , 1982 .
      Limited edition info: 106 numbered and signed copies

      Holdings

      Held at: Monash University Monash University Library

Works about this Work

Feral Symbolists: Robert Adamson, John Tranter, and the Response to Rimbaud David Brooks , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 16 no. 3 1994; (p. 280-288)
My Name is Rickeybockey : The Poetry of Robert Adamson and the Spirit of Henry Kendall Michael Wilding , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 46 no. 1 1986; (p. 25-43) Australian Literature Today 1993; (p. 179-191)
Limp Rather Than Limpid Poetry Martin Duwell , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 28-29 May 1983; (p. 14)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry
Poetry of Gesture Thomas Shapcott , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 May 1983; (p. 11)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry
Poetic Meaning Through Balance Susan McKernan , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 1983; (p. 12)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry ; The Cold Front David Brooks , 1983 selected work poetry
Untitled Gary Catalano , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 42 no. 2 1983; (p. 259-260)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry
Two Poets Frank Kellaway , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , May no. 91 1983; (p. 56-57)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry ; A Flag for the Wind Philip Martin , 1982 selected work poetry
Poetic Meaning Through Balance Susan McKernan , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 May 1983; (p. 12)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry ; The Cold Front David Brooks , 1983 selected work poetry
Poetry of Gesture Thomas Shapcott , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 May 1983; (p. 11)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry
Limp Rather Than Limpid Poetry Martin Duwell , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 28-29 May 1983; (p. 14)

— Review of The Law at Heart's Desire Robert Adamson , 1982 selected work poetry
My Name is Rickeybockey : The Poetry of Robert Adamson and the Spirit of Henry Kendall Michael Wilding , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 46 no. 1 1986; (p. 25-43) Australian Literature Today 1993; (p. 179-191)
Feral Symbolists: Robert Adamson, John Tranter, and the Response to Rimbaud David Brooks , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 16 no. 3 1994; (p. 280-288)
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