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Issue Details: First known date: 1973... 1973 Signs and Voices
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''signs & voices is the first book of English language poems by a writer whose previous collections have appeared in German: Stationen in 1968, aufenthalte in 1969, and innere sicherheit, concurrently with this one.'

'Taken as a whole, signs & voices cuts a progressive curve of experience: intelligent, unusual, and rising at best to a vivid power. The book is a real collection, not merely an assembly of individual pieces. Part of the attraction and difficulty of the poems lies in their character as products of a second language, although their merits glow through and transcend this initial unfamiliarity. Jurgensen's seriousness is not a thing to set apart from his poetry.'' (Source : Author's website)

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1973 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Memoryi"on this, my thirtyfirst detachment,", Manfred Jurgensen , 1971 single work poetry (p. 1)
Identityi"i am writing", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 2)
The Cure : ii"at last we have arrived.", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Cure : iii"this child strapped", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 6)
The Cure : iiii"the landscaped park", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 7)
The Cure : ivi"in the dining room", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 8)
The Cure : vi"Who are the visitors, doctor?", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Cure : vii"listen! harry whispers in our breath,", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 10)
The Cure : viii"i will not clean my neighbour's spittle", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 11)
The Cure : viiii"defeated on the couch again", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 12)
The Cure : IXi"this morning is my execution.", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 13)
The Cure : xi"in my resurrection", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 14)
Guilty Unless Proven Innocent : First Autumni"gallows surrender their broken promise.", Manfred Jurgensen , 1971 single work poetry (p. 17)
Guilty Unless Proven Innocent : The Pain of Seeingi"guilty", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 18)
Guilty Unless Proven Innocent : Vietnamisationi"each pull-out propagates a resurrection", Manfred Jurgensen , 1971 single work poetry (p. 19)
Guilty Unless Proven Innocent : Ownershipi"i am employed", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 20)
Guilty Unless Proven Innocent : Stand-in Jesusi"they called on me", Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 single work poetry (p. 21)
A House to Live In, Manfred Jurgensen , 1970 single work poetry (p. 23-34)
A House to Live In : ii"now that they've laid the carpets", Manfred Jurgensen , 1970 single work poetry (p. 25)
A House to Live In : iii"the gasfire yawns from its", Manfred Jurgensen , 1970 single work poetry (p. 26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Biting the Ploughed Reticence: Raw Energy and Sublime Longing in the Poetry of Manfred Jurgensen Walter Tonetto , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 297-310)
Manfred Jurgensen: Writing in English Elizabeth Perkins , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Eagle and Emu : German-Australian Writing 1930-1990 1992; (p. 314-343)
Signs of a New Voice Marga Lange , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 10 no. 1 1974; (p. 40-43)

— Review of Signs and Voices Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 selected work poetry
Signs of a New Voice Marga Lange , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Makar , June vol. 10 no. 1 1974; (p. 40-43)

— Review of Signs and Voices Manfred Jurgensen , 1973 selected work poetry
Biting the Ploughed Reticence: Raw Energy and Sublime Longing in the Poetry of Manfred Jurgensen Walter Tonetto , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 297-310)
Manfred Jurgensen: Writing in English Elizabeth Perkins , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Eagle and Emu : German-Australian Writing 1930-1990 1992; (p. 314-343)
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