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  • Author:agent Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 The Automatic Oracle
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Christine
  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

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Oxford University Press , 1987 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Sour Decadei"These are the years which furnish no repentance", Peter Porter , 1985 single work poetry (p. 1)
Clutching at Culturei"That same purr-voiced disc jockey", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 2)
Paradis Artificieli"Barbel-cheeked and hammer-toed,", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 19)
Paradise Parki"It is a time of the distancing of friends,", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 20)
And No Help Camei"Where would you look for blessing who are caught", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 22)
The Automatic Oraclei"The nation knew that it was winning", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Legs on Wheelsi"Behold the Master Species", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 27-28)
Essay on Cloudsi"A complacent Gulliver, I lie", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Susannah and the Eldersi"It you knew that this was Mrs Cartwright", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 46)
Disc Horsei"`Hi, folks, this is the high season for forks,", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 49-50)
The Melbourne General Cemeteryi"This is a territory strange", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 53)
Trapdoori"The origin of metaphor is strange.", Peter Porter , 1986 single work poetry (p. 56-57)
Redbacki"My next portmanteau-spider is a cert", Peter Porter , 1986 single work poetry (p. 57-59)
Pontormo's Sisteri"The world's face is a woman's", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 68)
Crossing the Tiber Islandi"This is God's Circus Maximus-", Peter Porter , 1987 single work poetry (p. 69)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Interior Landscapes in Peter Porter's Later Poetry Bruce Bennett , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 14 no. 2 2000; (p. 93-97) Homing In : Essays on Australian Literature and Selfhood 2006; (p. 111-121, notes 269-270)
y separately published work icon Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
Peter's Pence John Murche , 1989 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 21-22 January 1989; (p. 5)
Shelf Life [The Age (Saturday Extra), 11 February 1989] Jane Sullivan , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 11 February 1989;
Armed Against the Sour World Peter Pierce , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 March 1988; (p. B6)

— Review of Smiling in English, Smoking in French : a journal Geoff Page , 1987 single work poetry ; The Automatic Oracle Peter Porter , 1987 selected work poetry
Resistance Fighter Bruce Bennett , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 100 1988; (p. 36-37)

— Review of The Automatic Oracle Peter Porter , 1987 selected work poetry
Porter With Pantoum and Triolets Evan Jones , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 16 April 1988; (p. 13)

— Review of The Automatic Oracle Peter Porter , 1987 selected work poetry
Why Thatcher Backlash Fills Peter Porter with Fear Mark O'Connor , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 28-29 May 1988; (p. 14)

— Review of The Automatic Oracle Peter Porter , 1987 selected work poetry
Defying Death and Deconstruction Andrew Wallace , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 48 no. 3 1988; (p. 350-355)

— Review of The Automatic Oracle Peter Porter , 1987 selected work poetry
Peter's Pence John Murche , 1989 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 21-22 January 1989; (p. 5)
y separately published work icon Peter Porter Peter Steele , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90225 1992 single work criticism
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
Shelf Life [The Age (Saturday Extra), 11 February 1989] Jane Sullivan , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 11 February 1989;
Passports to Paradise: Peter Porter and Clive James Bruce Bennett , 1988 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: A Sense of Exile : Essays in the Literature of the Asia-Pacific Region 1988; (p. 67-79)

Awards

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