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* Contents derived from the Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Fremantle Press , 1981 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Surely Musicians...i"Surely musicians are special lovers", Olive Pell , single work poetry (p. 3)
AAA Hoteli"Inducted tropic air", Olive Pell , single work poetry (p. 4)
My Patriarchal Table Nesti"Three bears are in my room", Olive Pell , single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Barong and Rangda : Bali, 1972i"A sky held squarely in a frame of trees,", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 8-9)
Garuda : Bali, 1972i"The sun bursts on the beaches, through the palms,", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Fisherman in Glassi"Under the stone I stand on", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 12)
Words for a Granddaughteri"We have listened,", Alec Choate , single work poetry (p. 13)
Chekhov At the Festivali"There was always a danger to native growth, planting pines", Justina Williams , single work poetry (p. 15)
Sea Buriali"First establish the direction of the wind", Justina Williams , single work poetry (p. 16)
Orchard : The Landi"Sun stroked slopes", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 18)
Orchard : Country Towns and Propertiesi"For sale five acres virgin bush partly cleared and fenced", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 18)
Orchard : Neighbour Woman on the Fencing Wirei"So you're bought this place well let me tell you", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry humour (p. 19)
Orchard : The Plantingi"Tokay Shiraz Muscat", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 20)
Orchard : Neighbour on the Other Side of the Valleyi"The lonely man has fenced his golden crop", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 21)
Orchard : Dead Trees in Your Absencei"You are not here", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 21)
Orchard : Pear Tree Dancei"All day the sun wrapped colour", Elizabeth Jolley , single work poetry (p. 22)
Mrs Noah Speaksi"Lord, the cleaning's nothing", Fay Zwicky , single work poetry (p. 24-28)
Revisiting Lake Biddyi"We grow old. Then older.", William Grono , single work poetry (p. 30)
Absencei"`I see now all these deaths are to one end --", William Grono , single work poetry (p. 31-32)
A Sad Casei"Against, need I say, my advice,", William Grono , single work poetry (p. 33-34)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Environmental Ethics of Australian Nature Poems Norbert H. Platz , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia : Making Space Meaningful 2007; (p. 81-101)
‘The basic contention inspiring this paper is: poets care about Australia’s physical environment and human survival in Australia. Australian literature contains a substantial body of knowledge that could be deployed to constitute the imaginative core of an environmental ethic. Thus a great many Australian literary texts could be studied with the purpose of helping to usher in the desirable concept of an environmentally literate community. The essay is divided into two sections. Section one will provide a brief survey of environmental ethics. This survey is followed by the exposition of six deontic or prescriptive outlines, to be supplemented by some eudaemonic considerations. The latter envisage the notion of the ‘good life,’ in harmony with nature. In section two, important insights furnished by environmental ethics will be used as an orientation towards identifying the environmental concerns shown in a variety of Australian nature poems. Among the authors considered are Bruce Dawe, Dorothy Hewett, John Kinsella, Mark O’Connor, John Shaw Neilson, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), and last but not least Judith Wright. As will be seen, there are many convergences and correspondences between the basic claims made by environmental ethics, and the environmental insights and experiences that have been accumulated in a noteworthy corpus of Australian nature poems. What is enshrined in these poems is the ‘collective prudence,’ not only of a cultural elite, but also of the modern Everyman.’ (Author’s abstract p.81)
Untitled Rodney Pybus , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 5 no. 2 1983; (p. 107-108)

— Review of Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Regional Anthologies Graham Rowlands , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , March no. 9/10 1982; (p. 88-89)

— Review of Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Poetry, Portraits with Pendant Skill Dennis Haskell , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 42 no. 3 1982; (p. 348-360)

— Review of The Members of the Orchestra and Other Poems 1981 anthology poetry ; Changed into Words : Poems Elizabeth Marsh , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Most Beautiful World : Fictions and Sermons Rodney Hall , 1981 selected work poetry ; Testimony Richard Harland , 1981 selected work poetry short story ; Young St Poets Anthology 1981 anthology poetry ; High Rise Sniper Rod Moran , 1981 selected work poetry ; The Lines of the Hand : Poems 1976-79 Kevin Hart , 1981 selected work poetry ; Song of the Humpback Whales : Selected Verse Jill Hellyer , 1981 selected work poetry ; Crystal Dalmation Erica Callan , 1981 selected work poetry short story ; Winter Driving : Poems Jennifer Strauss , 1981 selected work poetry ; The Oversexed Canary David A. Myers , 1981 selected work poetry ; Where Two Rivers Meet Norman Talbot , 1980 selected work poetry essay ; Addiction to False Landscapes Barry O'Donohue , 1981 selected work poetry ; River : Written in Near about the Allyn River 1978-1979 and the City of the Long Red Cloud at Other Times Ross Bennett , 1980 selected work poetry ; Orange Blizzard Cornelis Vleeskens , 1982 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems R. A. Simpson , 1981 selected work poetry ; Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Generous Voices from the West Thomas Shapcott , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 34 1981; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Untitled Rodney Pybus , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 5 no. 2 1983; (p. 107-108)

— Review of Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Form : A Poetry Chronicle Gary Catalano , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1981; (p. 349-360)

— Review of The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Verse 1981 anthology poetry ; Stalin's Holidays : Poems John Forbes , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Lines of the Hand : Poems 1976-79 Kevin Hart , 1981 selected work poetry ; Armistice : Poems Peter Kocan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Be Faithful Go : Poems Philip Mead , 1980 selected work poetry ; Lives : Poems Andrew Sant , 1980 selected work poetry ; Singing at Night Caroline Caddy , 1980 selected work poetry ; Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry ; River : Written in Near about the Allyn River 1978-1979 and the City of the Long Red Cloud at Other Times Ross Bennett , 1980 selected work poetry ; Where Two Rivers Meet Norman Talbot , 1980 selected work poetry essay ; Astral Sea : Poems Alan Gould , 1981 selected work poetry ; Country & Eastern : A Featurette Pamela Brown , 1980 selected work poetry short story ; The Division of Anger : Poems Gig Ryan , 1980 selected work poetry ; Winter Driving : Poems Jennifer Strauss , 1981 selected work poetry ; Snow in Summer Grace Perry , 1980 selected work poetry ; Among the Living Alan Jefferies , 1980 selected work poetry
Poetry, Portraits with Pendant Skill Dennis Haskell , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , September vol. 42 no. 3 1982; (p. 348-360)

— Review of The Members of the Orchestra and Other Poems 1981 anthology poetry ; Changed into Words : Poems Elizabeth Marsh , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Most Beautiful World : Fictions and Sermons Rodney Hall , 1981 selected work poetry ; Testimony Richard Harland , 1981 selected work poetry short story ; Young St Poets Anthology 1981 anthology poetry ; High Rise Sniper Rod Moran , 1981 selected work poetry ; The Lines of the Hand : Poems 1976-79 Kevin Hart , 1981 selected work poetry ; Song of the Humpback Whales : Selected Verse Jill Hellyer , 1981 selected work poetry ; Crystal Dalmation Erica Callan , 1981 selected work poetry short story ; Winter Driving : Poems Jennifer Strauss , 1981 selected work poetry ; The Oversexed Canary David A. Myers , 1981 selected work poetry ; Where Two Rivers Meet Norman Talbot , 1980 selected work poetry essay ; Addiction to False Landscapes Barry O'Donohue , 1981 selected work poetry ; River : Written in Near about the Allyn River 1978-1979 and the City of the Long Red Cloud at Other Times Ross Bennett , 1980 selected work poetry ; Orange Blizzard Cornelis Vleeskens , 1982 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems R. A. Simpson , 1981 selected work poetry ; Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Untitled Jim Legasse , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December vol. 26 no. 4 1981; (p. 73-76)

— Review of Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
Towards History Veronica Brady , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , December no. 2 1981; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Quarry : A Selection of Contemporary Western Australian Poetry 1981 anthology poetry
The Environmental Ethics of Australian Nature Poems Norbert H. Platz , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia : Making Space Meaningful 2007; (p. 81-101)
‘The basic contention inspiring this paper is: poets care about Australia’s physical environment and human survival in Australia. Australian literature contains a substantial body of knowledge that could be deployed to constitute the imaginative core of an environmental ethic. Thus a great many Australian literary texts could be studied with the purpose of helping to usher in the desirable concept of an environmentally literate community. The essay is divided into two sections. Section one will provide a brief survey of environmental ethics. This survey is followed by the exposition of six deontic or prescriptive outlines, to be supplemented by some eudaemonic considerations. The latter envisage the notion of the ‘good life,’ in harmony with nature. In section two, important insights furnished by environmental ethics will be used as an orientation towards identifying the environmental concerns shown in a variety of Australian nature poems. Among the authors considered are Bruce Dawe, Dorothy Hewett, John Kinsella, Mark O’Connor, John Shaw Neilson, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), and last but not least Judith Wright. As will be seen, there are many convergences and correspondences between the basic claims made by environmental ethics, and the environmental insights and experiences that have been accumulated in a noteworthy corpus of Australian nature poems. What is enshrined in these poems is the ‘collective prudence,’ not only of a cultural elite, but also of the modern Everyman.’ (Author’s abstract p.81)
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