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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Verandahs
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Notes

  • Dedication: For my father, Alfred James Sharp (1907-76).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Hale and Iremonger , 1990 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Nuzzling No Man's Landi"With hands of iron sheltering its forehead", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Verandah Poems, Jean Kent , sequence poetry (p. 11-16)
A Running Board on a Twenties Roadsteri"On his verandah, framed in grey dusk", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 13-14)
Under a Roof of Rippled Tini"Under this roof of rippled tin,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 15-16)
From the Bottom of the Range, the Viewi"In the great drifting galleons of the Moreton Bay figs", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 19-21)
Now we are Sixi"Now we are six I read A.A. Milne", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Angelsi"What pictures of perfection-- how at home in heights", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
Spastic Children Walkingi"Their bodies like rain-sodden flowers", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 26)
Practisingi"In the music rooms, patiently,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
In My Mother's Housei"My nieces and nephews are chasing me up the wall.", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 29)
The Sewing Machine is Quietly Grazingi"The sewing machine is quietly grazing", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 33-34)
Jigsawi"Today the wind", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 35)
Pausesi"Pauses on pages look like snakes", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Bootsi"They had hidden all summer in a cupboard", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
To the Ironing-Boardi"It's not supposed to be like this:", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 40-41)
In Home Yardage Fabric Storei"In Home Yardage, women wade beside the rockpools,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 42)
Now That the Rain has Gonei"Now that the rain has gone", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 43)
Commuter Mornings, Central Coasti"Out of dreams of barbeque light,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 47-48)
Commutersi"Every morning this limbo leap. Fog on the lake:", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 49-50)
Carol is Trying to Cryi"Winter. There is no holding back the cold.", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 51-52)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Book Notes [6 July 1991] 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 1991; (p. 41)
Main Book Prize to Murnane Jane Sullivan , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 25 February 1991; (p. 14)
Inner and Outer Rooms 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 January 1991; (p. rev 5)

— Review of Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry
Poetry and Creation's Art Dorothy Porter , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 August 1991; (p. 38)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 125 Heather Cam , 1990 periodical issue ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry ; Atomic Ballet S. K. Kelen , 1991 selected work poetry
Currency John Foulcher , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 35 no. 7-8 1991; (p. 102-105)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 125 Heather Cam , 1990 periodical issue ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry ; Poet of the 21st Century : Harry Hooton : Collected Poems Harry Hooton , 1990 collected work poetry essay ; Excavation : (Arguments and Monologues) Gig Ryan , 1990 selected work poetry ; Fire-Stick Farming : Selected Poems 1972-90 Mark O'Connor , 1990 selected work poetry ; W.J. Turner : selected poetry W. J. Turner , 1989 selected work poetry
Paperbacks Moya Fyfe , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 6 October 1990; (p. 20)

— Review of Maestro Peter Goldsworthy , 1989 single work novel ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry ; Caught in the Headlights of Life : Jim Pike, the People's Poet Jim Pike , 1990 selected work poetry ; Tokyo No Hana Robert Allen , 1990 single work novel
Poetic Pioneers, Not Grave-Robbers Thomas Shapcott , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 September 1990; (p. 9)

— Review of Raft : Poems 1983-1990 Barry Hill , 1990 selected work poetry ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry ; Mouth to Mouth Debbie Westbury , 1990 selected work poetry ; Pamela Bell : Poetry 1947-1989 Pamela Bell , 1990 selected work poetry
That Soft Hiss of Dreams Ron Pretty , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 126 1990; (p. 11-12)

— Review of Raft : Poems 1983-1990 Barry Hill , 1990 selected work poetry ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry
Currency John Foulcher , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 35 no. 7-8 1991; (p. 102-105)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 125 Heather Cam , 1990 periodical issue ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry ; Poet of the 21st Century : Harry Hooton : Collected Poems Harry Hooton , 1990 collected work poetry essay ; Excavation : (Arguments and Monologues) Gig Ryan , 1990 selected work poetry ; Fire-Stick Farming : Selected Poems 1972-90 Mark O'Connor , 1990 selected work poetry ; W.J. Turner : selected poetry W. J. Turner , 1989 selected work poetry
Poetry and Creation's Art Dorothy Porter , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 August 1991; (p. 38)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 125 Heather Cam , 1990 periodical issue ; Verandahs Jean Kent , 1990 selected work poetry ; Atomic Ballet S. K. Kelen , 1991 selected work poetry
Main Book Prize to Murnane Jane Sullivan , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 25 February 1991; (p. 14)
Book Notes [6 July 1991] 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6 July 1991; (p. 41)
After Poetry (8) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Graham Rowlands , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 122 1991; (p. 55-59)
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