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The Elegy Fires single work   poetry   "The old woman does not tell the nurse"
  • Author:agent Thomas Shapcott
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 The Elegy Fires
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    y separately published work icon Friendly Street Poetry Reader : Seven John Bray (editor), Jan Owen (editor), Unley : Friendly Street Poets , 1983 Z471450 1983 anthology single work poetry Unley : Friendly Street Poets , 1983 pg. 94-95
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    y separately published work icon Place and Perspective : Contemporary Queensland Poetry Barry O'Donohue (editor), Milton : Jacaranda Press , 1984 Z389294 1984 anthology poetry Milton : Jacaranda Press , 1984 pg. 188-190
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    y separately published work icon Selected Poems 1956-1988 Thomas Shapcott , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 Z400789 1989 selected work poetry The poems span some thirty years of his publications, from his early Shabbytown Calendar (1971) to poems from his recent novel, The Search For Galina. The first section is a sampler of his range and style. The following sections move chronologically including verse from his novels and performance poetry as well as his latest unpublished poems. (Publisher's blurb, back cover) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1989 pg. 16-17
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    y separately published work icon The Macmillan Anthology of Australian Literature Ken L. Goodwin (editor), Alan Lawson (editor), South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990 Z535337 1990 anthology criticism correspondence extract poetry drama biography short story prose humour satire travel

    'Poems, stories, letters and extracts from novels, plays and journals present a great variety of responses to Australia and to the art of writing. Items have been arranged into 12 groupings that reflect different ways of seeing the material of Australian writing. Each section has its own introduction. Problems are explained, theories and contexts for a wider understanding are offered. The book includes biographical guides to all authors and a full chronological table of events in the literary history of Australia.'   (Publication summary)

    South Melbourne : Macmillan , 1990
    pg. 563-564

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