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  • Author:agent Mark O'Connor http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/o-connor-mark
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 The Fiesta of Men
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Notes

  • Dedication: To Graziella Bindi and to the owners of La Casella: Miriam, Heather and Peter. For the gift of a second language, and much more besides.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Hale and Iremonger , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Greek Island, Summeri"Cliffs baked like fissured scones.", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 11)
St Titus's (Heraklion)i"The chandelier's motionless plumbline", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 12-14)
Greek Hillsi"The goat-summers are over, the eternal noons", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Lame Statuei"He has known Christ", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Ios Beachi"A beach slope", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 18)
Homer's Grave, Iosi"A barren island, said the guide. I looked:", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 19)
Cliffs at Sounioni"Utter economy of shape and sound", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 20)
Santorinii"An island with its centre blasted out.", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 21)
Tour of Atlantis, Mark O'Connor , sequence poetry (p. 21-24)
Modern Thirai"Giant heaps of pumice tumble down the cliff,", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 22)
Wall-Paintingsi"The glowing ash has vaporized the hay,", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Callistei"Plato believed they fell by decadence:", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 23-24)
Three Views of Patmosi"These terraces hold nothing now.", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 25)
Fragment of an Apollo, Delos A Limbless Apollo (Delos)i"Hills, valleys, cliffs slide", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 26)
Delphii"Not every age is favoured of a god.", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 27)
Naxos Beachi"Under brown peaks", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 28)
Pompeiii"The rich bachelors' house. Its Beware-of-the-doy mosaic", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 29)
Marble Gods (Naples Museum)i"In museums their meaning's lost. What to make", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 30-32)
Rome, Layer by Layeri"The moon levers itself over Titus's arch.", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 33-36)
Riding a Hired Lambretta in the Fifth Lane of the Autostrada to Visit the Underworld...i"Descent into Hell! It was like a Fellini film.", Mark O'Connor , single work poetry (p. 37-38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Well-Travelled Poet Makes Much of Verse Kate Collins , 1986 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 2 March 1986;
Canberra Poet into Second Printing Peter Fuller , 1984 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 April 1984;
View from the North Ian Adam , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , December no. 2 1984; (p. 17-20)

— Review of The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; Wollongong Poems Conal Fitzpatrick , 1984 selected work poetry
The Swirling Poetries : Recent Poetry in Australia Max Richards , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Autumn-Winter no. 18/19 1984; (p. 52-57)

— Review of Clairvoyant in Autumn Geoff Page , 1983 selected work poetry ; Light Pressure John Foulcher , 1983 selected work poetry ; The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; A Flag for the Wind Philip Martin , 1982 selected work poetry ; The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
Australian Poets After the Revolution of 1968 : Where is My Father? Noel Macainsh , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , June vol. 28 no. 6 1984; (p. 21-25)
Untitled Rodney Pybus , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 5 no. 2 1983; (p. 108)

— Review of The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry
View from the North Ian Adam , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , December no. 2 1984; (p. 17-20)

— Review of The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; Wollongong Poems Conal Fitzpatrick , 1984 selected work poetry
Poland's Passion Unseen in Local Verse Geoffrey Dutton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 14 June vol. 103 no. 5369 1983; (p. 76,78)

— Review of Lines from the Horizon and Other Poems : An Anthology Selected from the 1982 Mattara Spring Festival Poetry Prize 1982 anthology poetry ; The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; Green Rose : Poems Tadeusz Rozewicz , 1982 selected work poetry ; Friendly Street Poetry Reader no.7 1983 anthology single work poetry
Vivid Poetry of Australian Experience Susan McKernan , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 May 1983; (p. 12)

— Review of Clairvoyant in Autumn Geoff Page , 1983 selected work poetry ; The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; Witch Heart Judith Rodriguez , 1982 selected work poetry
The Swirling Poetries : Recent Poetry in Australia Max Richards , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Autumn-Winter no. 18/19 1984; (p. 52-57)

— Review of Clairvoyant in Autumn Geoff Page , 1983 selected work poetry ; Light Pressure John Foulcher , 1983 selected work poetry ; The Fiesta of Men Mark O'Connor , 1983 selected work poetry ; A Flag for the Wind Philip Martin , 1982 selected work poetry ; The People's Otherworld : Poems Les Murray , 1983 selected work poetry
Canberra Poet into Second Printing Peter Fuller , 1984 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 April 1984;
A Symposium : Mark O'Connor's `The Fiesta of Men' 1983-1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 11 no. 2 1983-1984; (p. 123-132)
A Well-Travelled Poet Makes Much of Verse Kate Collins , 1986 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 2 March 1986;
Fiestas of Life: An Interview with Mark O'Connor Paul Kavanagh (interviewer), 1983 1983 single work interview
— Appears in: LiNQ , [Triple Issue] vol. 12 no. 1-3 1984; (p. 29-38)
Australian Poets After the Revolution of 1968 : Where is My Father? Noel Macainsh , 1984 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , June vol. 28 no. 6 1984; (p. 21-25)
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