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Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry
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Notes

  • This anthology is the Fremantle Arts Centre Press's first publication.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Fremantle Press , 1976 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Veronica Brady , single work (p. 1)
Mourne Countryi"High in a ribbon of frost, three men cut thorns,", Alan Alexander , single work poetry (p. 2)
Meditation on Maria Islandi"To look into the sky with the honey gone", Alan Alexander , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Nuytsia Floribundai"Stand still child, your hair finds", Alan Alexander , single work poetry (p. 5)
Brunoi"Dogs bark in February, in the Square", Alan Alexander , single work poetry (p. 6)
Sonnet for C.Y. O'Connori"Let his skull burst open, the imagery", Alan Alexander , single work (p. 7)
Master John Donne (Thinking of my former tutor)i"More than anyone who causes to learn", Alan Alexander , single work poetry (p. 8)
Snowi"Snow whirling relentlessly, snowfall", Alan Alexander , single work poetry (p. 9)
Self-portraiti"mainly have always lived in perth", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 12)
Lunchtimei"no new sunrise could amaze", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 13)
Dry Applausei"the poem begins", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 14)
Lake Monger Poemsi"words -", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 15-17)
There was War in the Islandsi"There was war in the islands, but his young eyes", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 20)
Safari Filmi"All the colours are caressed and retinted", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 21)
Mahatma Gandhi : His Statue in Tavistock Square, Londoni"I never saw you, the living man,", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 22)
A Hillside of Carnationsi"They are carnations flowering down the hill,", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 23)
Breaking Survey Campi"Beside the creek still grey in its valley bed", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 24)
Summer Duski"My strong hands hold the last red petals of sunlight", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 25)
Painting of the "Titanic"i"Her engines are beating like drums on the sea,", Hal Colebatch , single work poetry (p. 28)
Formosa Mosaici"Far fewer soldiers than one expects", Hal Colebatch , single work poetry (p. 29)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Local Writing - A Matter of Perspective Margaret Maslen , 1977 single work column
— Appears in: Artlook , July vol. 3 no. 5 1977; (p. 29-30)
New Anthologies Van Ikin , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 21 no. 10 1977; (p. 79-80)

— Review of New Country : A Selection of Western Australian Short Stories 1976 anthology short story ; Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry ; Wong Chu and The Queen's Letterbox : The First Collection of Stories T. A. G. Hungerford , 1977 selected work short story ; Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 selected work short story
Amiable Chatter A. J. Ames , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Artlook , April vol. 2 no. 3 1976; (p. 3-6)

— Review of Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry
Introduction Veronica Brady , 1976 single work
— Appears in: Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976; (p. 1)
Untitled Robert Duffield , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 June 1976; (p. 41)

— Review of Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry
Amiable Chatter A. J. Ames , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Artlook , April vol. 2 no. 3 1976; (p. 3-6)

— Review of Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry
Writing : Prospecting in the West-A Review of Recent Writing John Barnes , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December no. 4 1976; (p. 115-121)

— Review of New Country : A Selection of Western Australian Short Stories 1976 anthology short story ; Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry
New Anthologies Van Ikin , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 21 no. 10 1977; (p. 79-80)

— Review of New Country : A Selection of Western Australian Short Stories 1976 anthology short story ; Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry ; Wong Chu and The Queen's Letterbox : The First Collection of Stories T. A. G. Hungerford , 1977 selected work short story ; Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories Elizabeth Jolley , 1976 selected work short story
Untitled Robert Duffield , 1976 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 5 June 1976; (p. 41)

— Review of Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976 anthology poetry
Introduction Veronica Brady , 1976 single work
— Appears in: Soundings : A Selection of Western Australian Poetry 1976; (p. 1)
Local Writing - A Matter of Perspective Margaret Maslen , 1977 single work column
— Appears in: Artlook , July vol. 3 no. 5 1977; (p. 29-30)
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