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  • Author:agent Rosemary Dobson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dobson-rosemary
Issue Details: First known date: 1955... 1955 Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Alexander Thorley Bolton
  • Author's note: Acknowledgments and thanks are due to the Bulletin, in which the majority of these poems first appeared, and to Meanjin and Poetry Review (England).

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1955 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Raising of the Deadi"Moved by the miracles of saints--", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 3)
Paintingsi"Climate of stillness: though I hear", Rosemary Dobson , 1952 single work poetry (p. 4)
The Bystanderi"I am the one who looks the other way.", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 5)
Detail from an Annunciation by Crivellii"My sisters played beyond the doorway,", Rosemary Dobson , 1951 single work poetry (p. 6)
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastiani"My scarlet coat lies on the ground,", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 7)
An Apologyi"Call me a simple man. I make no claims--", Rosemary Dobson , 1951 single work poetry (p. 8)
Commissioned Altar-Piecei"Head bowed, the Virgin, with attentive air,", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 9)
Commissioned Portraiti"He said he'd have his hand upon his sword,", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 10)
Painter of Umbriai"Francesco Calvi, Umbrian by birth", Rosemary Dobson , 1949 single work poetry (p. 11-12)
Landscape in Italyi"Were there, then, roses in the grass?", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 13)
The Convertsi"The painter, out of summer sun", Rosemary Dobson , 1953 single work poetry (p. 14)
The Mirror : Jan Vermeer Speaksi"Time that is always gone stays still", Rosemary Dobson , 1952 single work poetry (p. 15)
Two Visionsi"How strange to lie upon a bed", Rosemary Dobson , 1951 single work poetry (p. 16)
The Wildwoodi"In desert waste, on thorny hill", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 17)
Child with a Cockatooi"Paid by my lord, one portrait, Lady Anne,", Rosemary Dobson , 1949 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
The Alphabeti"My Twenty-six, my leaden men,", Rosemary Dobson , 1951 single work poetry (p. 23)
Note: Epigraph: "With Twenty-six Soldiers of Lead I Shall/Conquer the World"
The Tigeri"The tiger paces up and down", Rosemary Dobson , 1952 single work poetry (p. 24)
Ampersandi"I lie between the black & white,", Rosemary Dobson , 1949 single work poetry (p. 25)
The Plagiaristi"In my despair I knit the bones", Rosemary Dobson , 1950 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Missali"The lovely, lost, italic curve", Rosemary Dobson , 1949 single work poetry (p. 27)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Rosemary Dobson's Sense of the Past John F. Burrows , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 3 1970; (p. 163-176)
Rosemary Dobson S. E. Lee , 1965 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 9 no. 4 1965; (p. 56-62)
Time and the Mirror David Campbell , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 17 no. 1 1956; (p. 42-44)

— Review of Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
[Review] The Birdsville Track [and] The Child with a Cockatoo Martin Haley , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Advocate: A Weekly Catholic Journal , 16 February 1956; (p. 9)

— Review of The Birdsville Track and Other Poems Douglas Stewart , 1955 selected work poetry ; Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
[Review] Child with a Cockatoo 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Cairns Post , 21 May 1955; (p. 6)

— Review of Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
[Review] Child with a Cockatoo 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Cairns Post , 21 May 1955; (p. 6)

— Review of Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
[Review] Icarius [et al] A. D. Hope , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 14 no. 4 1955; (p. 573-575)

— Review of Icarius C. R. Jury , 1941 single work drama poetry ; Red and Green Alan McIntyre , 1954 selected work poetry ; The Moving Image : Poems Judith Wright , 1946 selected work poetry ; Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry ; The Birdsville Track and Other Poems Douglas Stewart , 1955 selected work poetry ; Lyric Images R. H. Morrison , 1954 selected work poetry ; A Place to Get Lost In : Poems Robert Crossland , 1955 selected work poetry
[Review] The Birdsville Track [and] The Child with a Cockatoo Martin Haley , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: Advocate: A Weekly Catholic Journal , 16 February 1956; (p. 9)

— Review of The Birdsville Track and Other Poems Douglas Stewart , 1955 selected work poetry ; Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
Child with a Cockatoo 1955 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 1 June vol. 76 no. 3929 1955; (p. 2)

— Review of Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
[Review] Child with a Cockatoo Martin Haley , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Twentieth Century , no. 10 1955; (p. 152-155)

— Review of Child with a Cockatoo, and Other Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1955 selected work poetry
Rosemary Dobson S. E. Lee , 1965 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , July-August vol. 9 no. 4 1965; (p. 56-62)
Rosemary Dobson's Sense of the Past John F. Burrows , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 3 1970; (p. 163-176)
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