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On First Looking into Chapman's Hesiod single work   poetry   "For 5p at a village fete I bought"
  • Author:agent Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 On First Looking into Chapman's Hesiod
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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    y separately published work icon Living in a Calm Country Peter Porter , London New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1975 Z577866 1975 selected work poetry London New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1975 pg. 21-23
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    y separately published work icon Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries P. K. Elkin (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1978 Z365352 1978 anthology poetry criticism biography St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1978 pg. 172-174
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    y separately published work icon The Jindyworobaks Brian Elliott (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1979 Z354916 1979 anthology poetry criticism extract St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1979 pg. 314-315
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    y separately published work icon Australian Literary Studies ALS vol. 9 no. 1 May 1979 Z599111 1979 periodical issue 1979 pg. 40-41
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    y separately published work icon Collected Poems Peter Porter , Melbourne Oxford New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1983 Z575458 1983 selected work poetry Melbourne Oxford New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1983 pg. 210-212
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    y separately published work icon The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse Les Murray (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z427532 1986 anthology poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 pg. 260-262
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    y separately published work icon A Porter Selected : Poems 1959-1989 Peter Porter , Melbourne Oxford New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1989 Z8215 1989 selected work poetry Melbourne Oxford New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1989 pg. 71-72
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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. 315-316
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    y separately published work icon Contemporary Australian Poetry : An Anthology John Leonard (editor), Knoxfield : Houghton Mifflin , 1990 Z361533 1990 anthology poetry humour war literature Knoxfield : Houghton Mifflin , 1990 pg. 63-64
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    y separately published work icon Australian Poetry in the Twentieth Century Robert Gray (editor), Geoffrey Lehmann (editor), Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1991 Z27032 1991 anthology poetry Port Melbourne : Heinemann , 1991 pg. 241-243
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    y separately published work icon The New Oxford Book of Australian Verse Les Murray (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1986 Z427532 1986 anthology poetry South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1996 pg. 261-263
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    y separately published work icon Landbridge : Contemporary Australian Poetry John Kinsella (editor), North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1999 Z310159 1999 anthology poetry North Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 1999 pg. 249-250
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    y separately published work icon Collected Poems Peter Porter , Melbourne Oxford New York (City) : Oxford University Press , 1983 Z575458 1983 selected work poetry Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1999 pg. 284-286
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    y separately published work icon The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , London : Picador , 2010 Z1687048 2010 selected work poetry Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2010 pg. 149-151

Works about this Work

The Boeotian Strain Les Murray , 1980 single work essay
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 2 no. 1 1980; (p. 45-64)
Country Poetry and Town Poetry: A Debate Peter Porter , Les Murray , Don Anderson (interviewer), 1979 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 9 no. 1 1979; (p. 39-48)
On Sitting Back and Thinking About Porter's Boeotia Les Murray , 1978 single work essay
— Appears in: The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces 1978; (p. 172-184) Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries 1978; (p. 171-184) The Paperbark Tree : Selected Prose 1992; (p. 56-65) A Working Forest : Selected Prose 1997; (p. 121-129)

— Appears in: Lettere dalla Beozia : Scritti sull'Australia e la Poesia 2005; (p. [43]-59)
Country Poetry and Town Poetry: A Debate Peter Porter , Les Murray , Don Anderson (interviewer), 1979 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 9 no. 1 1979; (p. 39-48)
The Boeotian Strain Les Murray , 1980 single work essay
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 2 no. 1 1980; (p. 45-64)
On Sitting Back and Thinking About Porter's Boeotia Les Murray , 1978 single work essay
— Appears in: The Peasant Mandarin : Prose Pieces 1978; (p. 172-184) Australian Poems in Perspective : A Collection of Poems and Critical Commentaries 1978; (p. 171-184) The Paperbark Tree : Selected Prose 1992; (p. 56-65) A Working Forest : Selected Prose 1997; (p. 121-129)

— Appears in: Lettere dalla Beozia : Scritti sull'Australia e la Poesia 2005; (p. [43]-59)
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