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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Poem of the Year
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    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Jonathan Cape ,
      1983 .
      Extent: 79p.
      Note/s:
      • Dedicated to C L Perowne and the Downhill Badger
      ISBN: 0224029614
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Other Passports : Poems 1958-1985 Clive James , London : Jonathan Cape , 1986 Z822325 1986 selected work poetry London : Jonathan Cape , 1986 pg. 167-221
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Book of My Enemy : Collected Verse, 1958-2003 Clive James , London : Picador , 2003 Z1095394 2003 selected work poetry lyric/song

    'The reputation of Clive James as a poet was slow to form, perhaps because he was too famous as a star journalist and television entertainer. There was also the drawback that his poetry was so entertaining it was hard for many critics to take seriously. But after the notoriety achieved by a single self-satirizing poem, ‘The Book of My Enemy Has Been Remaindered’, one of the most anthologized poems of recent times, James’s poetic output became impossible to ignore, and his 1985 collection Other Passports was greeted with praise for its thematic scope and technical accomplishment, even by critics who still doubted his seriousness. Since then, James has emerged unarguably as one of the most prominent poets of his generation – and The Book of My Enemy (which includes Other Passports) shows why.' (Publication summary)

    London : Picador , 2003
    pg. 249-305
    Note: With title: Poem of the Year (1982)

Works about this Work

Diverting Politics in Clive James' Poem of the Year John S. Batts , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Five Bells , Spring vol. 14 no. 4 2007; (p. 9-14)

— Review of Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
Poets of Our Time and Their Styles Rosemary O'Grady , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , April 1986; (p. 22)

— Review of Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
Fusing Poem and Picture Bruce Beaver , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 April 1984; (p. 13)

— Review of Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
The Emergence of a New Alan Gould Gary Catalano , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 May, 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of The Pausing of the Hours Alan Gould , 1984 selected work poetry ; Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
Diverting Politics in Clive James' Poem of the Year John S. Batts , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Five Bells , Spring vol. 14 no. 4 2007; (p. 9-14)

— Review of Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
The Emergence of a New Alan Gould Gary Catalano , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 May, 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of The Pausing of the Hours Alan Gould , 1984 selected work poetry ; Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
Fusing Poem and Picture Bruce Beaver , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28-29 April 1984; (p. 13)

— Review of Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
Poets of Our Time and Their Styles Rosemary O'Grady , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , April 1986; (p. 22)

— Review of Poem of the Year Clive James , 1983 single work poetry
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