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y separately published work icon Friendly Street : New Poets Five selected work   poetry  
Alternative title: Friendly Street : New Poets 5
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Friendly Street : New Poets Five
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'Ioana Petrescu's poems are sophisticated, witty and eloquent, using elements of play in both a post-modern way and with enough sense of particular personality to communicate with the reader, and not to create distance. She is obviously familiar with international contemporary writing styles, but it is this sense of personality that finally wins over.

'Maureen Vale writes from within a well recognised world of here and now. Whether she deals with plums (and Eve with a preference for them over apples), 'Figs', 'Going Home', or even exotic subjects like 'Sergei Krikalov Ponders Ten Months in Space' and 'Hypatia's Last Drive', Maureen Vale's poetry is rich with visual images, sense perceptions and a stoic endurance of almost visionary dimensions.

'Julian Zytnik's collection has the nervous edginess of life today, flashing with as many references and innuendos as a TV commercial yet with an underlying regionalism that defines the particularities of place. South Australian place. Quick as a flicked magazine, yet pervaded by an underlying hurt and vulnerability, these poems flex their muscles and reveal their dangerous inner tenderness.' (Publication summary) 

Notes

  • Contains three individually titled selections.
  • Dedication: For Emil and Sergiu, my parents, my friends, and the Friendly Street audience.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,: Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,:Friendly Street Poets ,Wakefield Press , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
I Say..., Ioana Petrescu , selected work poetry (p. 1-31)
Eyes Like a Mirrori"Language is not my mirror.", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 4)
Definitioni"What is postmodernism? -", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 5)
The student lies in her bed In Bed With Philosophers, Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 6)
My Universitiesi"I was about 20 and my id", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 7)
Socratic Dialogue - 20th Centuryi"Teacher, I'm confused, teach me of wisdom.", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 8)
Losti"I went to the beach", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 9)
Questioni"If I look at you", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 10)
Letteri"I wrote you a love letter", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 11)
PMTi"She's got a headache.", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 12)
Partnersi"I like my coffee black, hot", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 13)
Empathyi"Shall I say this again", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Breaki"During the break he tells me", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 15)
Two Lousy Daysi"My son has to take slaters to school", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 16)
Doing the Correspondencei"We've known each other for a while.", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 18)
Dear I,i"His letters open like fridges -", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 19)
My Lyric Ii"And now let me read for you", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
A Question of Imagei"I know Dracula, believe me,", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 22)
Middle-of-the-Road Poemi"When I want to get rid of my poems", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 23)
"Whenever he needs" Public Servicesi"When he needs", Ioana Petrescu , single work poetry (p. 24)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Anthony Finn , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , no. 6-7 2000; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Love Within My Stare Julian Zytnik , 1999 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; I Say... Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; Twisting the Rainbow Maureen Vale , 1999 selected work poetry
Editorial Hyperbole Ray Liversidge , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Sidewalk , December no. 4 1999; (p. 94-97)

— Review of Friendly Street Poets Twenty-Three : Beating Time in a Gothic SpaceBeating Time In a Gothic Space 1999 anthology poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry
Untitled Marilyn Arnold , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , December no. 20 1999; (p. 73-74)

— Review of I Say... Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; The Love Within My Stare Julian Zytnik , 1999 selected work poetry ; Twisting the Rainbow Maureen Vale , 1999 selected work poetry
Poetry Friendly Bev Roberts , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 214 1999; (p. 36-37)

— Review of I Say... Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street Poets Twenty-Three : Beating Time in a Gothic SpaceBeating Time In a Gothic Space 1999 anthology poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; The Love Within My Stare Julian Zytnik , 1999 selected work poetry ; Twisting the Rainbow Maureen Vale , 1999 selected work poetry
Poetry Friendly Bev Roberts , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 214 1999; (p. 36-37)

— Review of I Say... Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street Poets Twenty-Three : Beating Time in a Gothic SpaceBeating Time In a Gothic Space 1999 anthology poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; The Love Within My Stare Julian Zytnik , 1999 selected work poetry ; Twisting the Rainbow Maureen Vale , 1999 selected work poetry
Untitled Marilyn Arnold , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , December no. 20 1999; (p. 73-74)

— Review of I Say... Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; The Love Within My Stare Julian Zytnik , 1999 selected work poetry ; Twisting the Rainbow Maureen Vale , 1999 selected work poetry
Untitled Anthony Finn , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , no. 6-7 2000; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Love Within My Stare Julian Zytnik , 1999 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; I Say... Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry ; Twisting the Rainbow Maureen Vale , 1999 selected work poetry
Editorial Hyperbole Ray Liversidge , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Sidewalk , December no. 4 1999; (p. 94-97)

— Review of Friendly Street Poets Twenty-Three : Beating Time in a Gothic SpaceBeating Time In a Gothic Space 1999 anthology poetry ; Friendly Street : New Poets Five Maureen Vale , Julian Zytnik , Ioana Petrescu , 1999 selected work poetry
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