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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Hale and Iremonger , 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Missing Personsi"the planets line up & nothing happens", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 9)
Watching the Treasureri"I want to believe the beautiful lies", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 10)
Afternoon Papersi"The city fits the Harbour", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 11)
Lullabyi"The sun tries to go down &", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 12)
The Age of Plastici"The dictionary definition of change", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 13)
On the Beach : A Bicentennial Poemi"Your vocation calls", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 15-20)
Elegy 1971i"with a bag of dope", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 21)
Going Northi"I can see the coral", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 22)
Antipodean Headsi"I wish we could be nicer", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 23)
Monkey's Pridei"not the shouted poetry", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
The Poem on Its Sleevei"Subtract me from the motions of my body,", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 27)
Speed, a Pastorali"it's fun to take speed", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 28)
Je Ne Regrette Rieni"The blu-tack can't hold down", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 29)
Colonial Aubadei"You steer each diva to her niche, then", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 31)
The Stunned Mulleti"lips bruised blue", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 32)
Babyi"Under the pastel-shot canopy of", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 33)
The Sublime According to Quinei"You want to write like a baby-language Rilke", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 35)
Poem on Style : 1i"Everything you want", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 36)
Poem on Style : 2i"Dita Cobb saw it coming", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 37)
Winter Olympics Winter Olympics : A Reprisei"This trashy exercise brackets bad manners like a drug", John Forbes , single work poetry (p. 38)

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Works about this Work

Seeking the Missing Person, or Reading the Poetry of John Forbes Alan Urquhart , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 42 no. 3 1997; (p. 9-25)
Finding the Proper Noun: The Poetry of John Forbes Gary Catalano , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Otis Rush , February no. 8 1993; (p. 103-117)
John Forbes - Form, Intuition and (a) Song : Interview Cath Kenneally (interviewer), 1993 single work interview
— Appears in: Otis Rush , February no. 8 1993; (p. 88-102) Homage to John Forbes 2002; (p. 109-121)
The False Origin: Australian Poetry 1988-90 Kevin Hart , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 8 1992; (p. 156-164)
A New Orthodoxy Peter Kirkpatrick , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antithesis , vol. 4 no. 1 1990; (p. 189-194)

— Review of The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems John Forbes , 1988 selected work poetry ; Under Berlin : New Poems 1988 John Tranter , 1988 selected work poetry
Does This Really go With That? Stephanie Trigg , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Spring no. 36 1988; (p. 22-29)

— Review of Airborne Dogs and Other Collaborations John Jenkins , Ken Bolton , 1988 selected work poetry ; Ananke Alison Clark , 1987 selected work poetry ; Northline Alan Alexander , 1987 selected work poetry ; Other Ways of Looking Constance Frazer , 1988 selected work poetry ; The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems John Forbes , 1988 selected work poetry
Avoiding Myth and Message : Contemporary Australian Poetry Lawrence Bourke , 1989-1988 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , no. 118 1989; (p. 29-40)

— Review of Labour Ward Jennifer Strauss , 1988 selected work poetry ; Piano Robert Gray , 1988 selected work poetry ; On the Menu Graham Rowlands , 1988 selected work poetry ; Snapshots from a Moving Train Rory Harris , 1988 selected work poetry ; The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems John Forbes , 1988 selected work poetry ; New and Selected Poems Philip Martin , 1988 selected work poetry
Presentation and Representation Kevin Hart , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 113 1988; (p. 95-96)

— Review of New and Selected Poems Philip Martin , 1988 selected work poetry ; Ananke Alison Clark , 1987 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 114 Philip Hodgins , 1988 periodical issue poetry ; The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems John Forbes , 1988 selected work poetry
A Mixed Kettle of Poets Jennifer Strauss , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 May 1988; (p. 14)

— Review of Fresh Linen : Sixty Prose Poems 1980-1986 Gary Catalano , 1988 selected work poetry ; Falcon Drinking : The English Poems Dimitris Tsaloumas , 1988 selected work poetry ; The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems John Forbes , 1988 selected work poetry
Untitled Gary Catalano , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , August. vol. 8 no. 5 1988; (p. 21)

— Review of The Stunned Mullet and Other Poems John Forbes , 1988 selected work poetry
Speaking with John Forbes, August 1989 Trevor Code (interviewer), 1989 single work interview
— Appears in: Mattoid , no. 34 1989; (p. 108-129)
y separately published work icon 'Stop Laughing! I'm Being Serious' : Three Studies in Seriousness and Wit in Contemporary Australian Poetry Jennifer Strauss , Townsville : Foundation for Australian Literary Studies, James Cook University of North Queensland , 1990 Z230748 1990 single work criticism
There Are No Names : The Forbes Scan Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Scripsi , vol. 5 no. 2 1989; (p. 193-196)
The False Origin: Australian Poetry 1988-90 Kevin Hart , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian & New Zealand Studies in Canada , December no. 8 1992; (p. 156-164)
Does This Really Go with That? Stephanie Trigg , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Spring no. 36 1988; (p. 22-29)
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