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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems
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Notes

  • Epigraph: 'The emotions are not skilled workers.' -- Ern Malley
  • Epigraph: 'The instincts are mythical beings, superb in their indefiniteness.' -- Freud

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1980 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Eternal Returni"Clear stream slides out of the mountains,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 3)
Genesisi"Then Eve picked the apple", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 4-6)
The Shape-Changeri"The first day he was travelling in Asia,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 7)
Orpheusi"Here at last the ferns", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 8)
Inventing a Tonguei"We tried to do something with A", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 9-10)
Masteri"You", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 11)
The Aftermath : Yorkshire, 1644i"Then there was cool dispersion everywhere,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 12)
Bennelongi"When I blew to Europe in the big white bird", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 13)
That Last Summer at Eaglemonti"In the beginning it was much to do with light", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Shapes of Gallipolii"In sight of Troy lies Tenedos, an isle", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 15-24)
Childhoodi"Creases of the shouldery mountain", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 25)
Padraic Rampanti"High Victorian table,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 26)
The Pasti"Oily, hot, black, the submachine-guns", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 27-28)
So That's What Happens in Lifei"Galahs in the corn, said Cathcart,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 29)
Breakingi"I read in this morning's paper", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
In Season (for Jim Young)i"The first half was very tense indeed,", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
Puck in Januaryi"The moon is full as a goog floating", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 34)
The Words of the Prophetsi"The city is a lovely ghost", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 35)
New Carpentryi"`Check it in here,' he said", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 36)
Introspectioni"Have you ever seen a mind", Chris Wallace-Crabbe , single work poetry (p. 37-38)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Philip Neilsen , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 August 1980; (p. 25)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled J. Griffin , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 8 March 1980; (p. 27)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled R. Gray , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15 March 1980; (p. 16)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry ; Dots Over Lines : Recent Poetry in South Australia 1980 anthology poetry ; Cassandra Paddocks : Poems Geoff Page , 1980 selected work poetry
A Sparse Note Barbara Giles , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 26 1980; (p. 40)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry
Stroking it Open : A Poetry Chronicle Gary Catalano , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 39 no. 3 1980; (p. 351-363)

— Review of The Boys Who Stole the Funeral : A Novel Sequence Les Murray , 1980 single work novel ; The Pattern Vincent Buckley , 1979 selected work poetry ; Late-Winter Child 1979 sequence poetry ; The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry ; Cassandra Paddocks : Poems Geoff Page , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Forbidden City : Poems R. A. Simpson , 1979 selected work poetry ; Poems 1972-79 John Bray , 1979 selected work poetry ; Dazed in the Ladies Lounge : poems John Tranter , 1979 selected work poetry ; Poems Ian Templeman , 1979 selected work poetry ; A Mile from Poetry Kris Hemensley , 1979 selected work poetry
Stroking it Open : A Poetry Chronicle Gary Catalano , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 39 no. 3 1980; (p. 351-363)

— Review of The Boys Who Stole the Funeral : A Novel Sequence Les Murray , 1980 single work novel ; The Pattern Vincent Buckley , 1979 selected work poetry ; Late-Winter Child 1979 sequence poetry ; The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry ; Cassandra Paddocks : Poems Geoff Page , 1980 selected work poetry ; The Forbidden City : Poems R. A. Simpson , 1979 selected work poetry ; Poems 1972-79 John Bray , 1979 selected work poetry ; Dazed in the Ladies Lounge : poems John Tranter , 1979 selected work poetry ; Poems Ian Templeman , 1979 selected work poetry ; A Mile from Poetry Kris Hemensley , 1979 selected work poetry
A Sparse Note Barbara Giles , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 26 1980; (p. 40)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled R. Gray , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15 March 1980; (p. 16)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry ; Dots Over Lines : Recent Poetry in South Australia 1980 anthology poetry ; Cassandra Paddocks : Poems Geoff Page , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled J. Griffin , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 8 March 1980; (p. 27)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry
Untitled Philip Neilsen , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 August 1980; (p. 25)

— Review of The Emotions Are Not Skilled Workers : Poems Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 1980 selected work poetry
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