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  • Author:agent Peter Minter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/minter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

The first collection of poems by Peter Minter.

Notes

  • Dedication: for Simone, closest reader.
  • Epigraph: Do not play fast and loose with the facts of this world. / John Berryman (appears on last page)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Wollongong, Wollongong area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,:Five Islands Press , 1995 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
View St.i"Beside a paddock's dry rot perimeter", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 5)
Historical Phenomenai"Sun thick baked grass and young red gums", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 6)
Low Down Myall Lake, Mayer's Point Church, Peter Minter , sequence poetry (p. 6-7)
Eliminating Godi""I knew then the frail escheat", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 7)
Tour Guide Remebering Her Fatheri"As you fly above the hills", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
The Fishermeni"At the tip of Stockton breakwater", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 10)
Triptych from Stockton Breakwater, Peter Minter , sequence poetry (p. 10-12)
The Shipwrecki"A pelican balances its awkward grace", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 11)
The Riveri"Fans of surging river plume and fold against", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 12)
Vortexi"From the languid centre of this", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 13)
The Skull we Hold Between Usi"I look closely at the skull", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 14)
Troubled Welli"I see your inference: the sky's", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Rhythm in a Dorsal Fini"Sunlight through broad blue april sky", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Trollingi"I too strive for an accurate description, not", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 18)
Afternoon Swim, 22/11/91i"The curve of your arm", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 19)
On the Sandi"by the dam we make", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 20)
Scene Onei"Right at the point", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 21)
Scene Twoi"Yesterday we hunted for the pure", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Scene Threei"Experience comes permeated like this.", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 24)
Scene Fouri"We look toward the northern headland where,", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 25)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Sunday Morning Chat with Peter Minter Debbie Comerford (interviewer), 2001 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century 2001; (p. [30]-45)
Untitled Liz Posmyk , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , February no. 148 1996; (p. 34-35)

— Review of Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin Peter Minter , 1995 selected work poetry
A New Series from Five Islands Press Ivor Indyk , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 179 1996; (p. 45-46)

— Review of Whisper Dark Karen Attard , 1995 selected work poetry ; Bitter Suite Mark Reid , 1995 selected work poetry ; Ultimately Female Sue L. Nicholls , 1995 selected work poetry ; Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin Peter Minter , 1995 selected work poetry ; Hair and Skin and Teeth Lisa Jacobson , 1995 selected work poetry ; Zoetrope : We See Us Moving M. T. C. Cronin , 1995 selected work poetry
Poetry in Search of Religion Jim Tulip , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Voices , Autumn vol. 6 no. 1 1996; (p. 117-125)

— Review of Mind in Need of a Desert Alec Choate , 1995 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems : 1956-1994 Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1995 selected work poetry ; Bitter Suite Mark Reid , 1995 selected work poetry ; Ultimately Female Sue L. Nicholls , 1995 selected work poetry ; Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin Peter Minter , 1995 selected work poetry ; Hair and Skin and Teeth Lisa Jacobson , 1995 selected work poetry ; Zoetrope : We See Us Moving M. T. C. Cronin , 1995 selected work poetry ; Whisper Dark Karen Attard , 1995 selected work poetry ; The Present Tense Gwen Harwood , 1995 selected work short story poetry prose ; Making Country Barrett Reid , 1995 selected work poetry ; Eating the Sun Lawrence Bourke , 1995 selected work poetry
Poetry in Search of Religion Jim Tulip , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Voices , Autumn vol. 6 no. 1 1996; (p. 117-125)

— Review of Mind in Need of a Desert Alec Choate , 1995 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems : 1956-1994 Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1995 selected work poetry ; Bitter Suite Mark Reid , 1995 selected work poetry ; Ultimately Female Sue L. Nicholls , 1995 selected work poetry ; Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin Peter Minter , 1995 selected work poetry ; Hair and Skin and Teeth Lisa Jacobson , 1995 selected work poetry ; Zoetrope : We See Us Moving M. T. C. Cronin , 1995 selected work poetry ; Whisper Dark Karen Attard , 1995 selected work poetry ; The Present Tense Gwen Harwood , 1995 selected work short story poetry prose ; Making Country Barrett Reid , 1995 selected work poetry ; Eating the Sun Lawrence Bourke , 1995 selected work poetry
A New Series from Five Islands Press Ivor Indyk , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 179 1996; (p. 45-46)

— Review of Whisper Dark Karen Attard , 1995 selected work poetry ; Bitter Suite Mark Reid , 1995 selected work poetry ; Ultimately Female Sue L. Nicholls , 1995 selected work poetry ; Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin Peter Minter , 1995 selected work poetry ; Hair and Skin and Teeth Lisa Jacobson , 1995 selected work poetry ; Zoetrope : We See Us Moving M. T. C. Cronin , 1995 selected work poetry
Untitled Liz Posmyk , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , February no. 148 1996; (p. 34-35)

— Review of Rhythm in a Dorsal Fin Peter Minter , 1995 selected work poetry
A Sunday Morning Chat with Peter Minter Debbie Comerford (interviewer), 2001 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century 2001; (p. [30]-45)
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