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  • Author:agent David Malouf http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/malouf-david
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Poems 1959-1989
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Christopher Edwards.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1992 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
At My Grandmother'si"An afternoon, late summer, in a room", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 3)
Family Photographsi"Fading to sepia as they too endure", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 3-4)
Maiden Auntsi"Beauty haunts them now with only the soft", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Childhood Illnessi"His fingers quailed and lost their grip, till books", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 5)
Indoor Gardeni"The Blakes have an indoor garden, cubic foot", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 6)
Unholding Herei"Unread, the book you asked for", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 7)
Notes from a Menageriei"And if, to the elucidation of your body's", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 8)
Dark Destroyeri"Coils of wind and water in their wake", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 9)
Difficult Letteri"And what should I write to you across", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 10)
Hotel Room Revisitedi"It is there; though with a lover's", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 11)
Footnote for a Bestiaryi"It is of course debatable, but tigers", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 12)
Epitaph for a Monster of Our Timesi"The age admires precision", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 13)
Sheer Edgei"Here at the sheer edge", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 14)
The Year of the Foxesi"When I was ten, my mother, having sold", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 17-18)
Starsi"The stars have so far to go", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 19)
The Comfortersi"The time comes at last", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 20)
Keeping Time The Music Lessoni"`Keep time, keep time!' My fingers vaulting over", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 21)
A Classroom in the Fifties "A gold Victorian" From a Classroom in the Fiftiesi"A gold Victorian fob-watch", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
From a Plague Yeari"A sign first in the sky, then other tokens,", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
The Judas Touchi"Meeting by chance and speaking", David Malouf , single work poetry (p. 26)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Sentimental Educations : The Poetry of David Malouf Martin Duwell , 2018 single work criticism
— Appears in: Feeding the Ghost : 1 : Criticism on Contemporary Australian Poetry 2018; (p. 85-111)

'David Malouf's poetry, marvellous as it is, is only one, comparatively small, part of a literary output noted for the variety of his modes. It is difficult to name many other writers working in poetry, the novel, the short story, the memoir, the review, the play, the critical essay and even libretti. It's tempting to say that, as in Malouf's imaginative universe, the boundaries between these modes are more porous than usual. In fact it is not a matter of Malouf mastering and excelling in different modes, but rather one of his transforming the latent possibilities of existing modes in order to make them play a part in the unfolding and expansions of this universe.' (Introduction)

Singing it Anew : David Malouf's Ransom Bernadette Brennan , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-12)
'In 2009 David Malouf's Ransom was published to great critical and popular acclaim. Ransom presents itself very simply as a beautiful story about (among other things) loss, love, vulnerability and storytelling. But what does it mean to talk about the beautiful in writing? Etienne Gilson argues that writing is a making before it is a knowing or willing, so its primary concern is not a truth to be known or a good to be willed. Its primary concern is beauty. This paper explores how the beautiful operates in, and structures, Ransom.' (Author's abstract)
Spaces of Hybridity : Creating a Sense of Belonging through Spatial Awareness Lesley Hawkes , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature 2010; (p. 93-107)
Too Quick a Splicing William Fiennes , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 6 January no. 4788 1995; (p. 22)

— Review of Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , 1992 selected work poetry
y separately published work icon David Malouf Ivor Indyk , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 Z165274 1993 single work criticism
Silence Exile Cunning Lee Cataldi , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 2 1993; (p. 78-85)

— Review of Selected Poems 1939-1990 John Blight , 1992 selected work poetry ; Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , 1992 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Graham Rowlands , 1992 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1975-90 Ken Bolton , 1992 selected work poetry
Open, Mixed, and Moving: Recent Australian Poetry Kevin Hart , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , Summer vol. 67 no. 3 1993; (p. 482-488) Twayne Companion to Contemporary World Literature 2003; (p. 794-801)

— Review of Selected Poems [1990] Gwen Harwood , 1990 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems 1939-1990 John Blight , 1992 selected work poetry ; Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , 1992 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Elizabeth Riddell , 1992 selected work poetry ; Collected Poems Rosemary Dobson , 1991 selected work poetry drama ; New and Selected Poems John Forbes , 1992 selected work poetry
Poetry is Where You Find It Reba Gostand , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 12 no. 1 1993; (p. 63-65)

— Review of Selected Poems 1939-1990 John Blight , 1992 selected work poetry ; Heartland Angelika Fremd , 1992 single work novel ; Fabricating the Self : The Fictions of Jessica Anderson Elaine Barry , 1996 single work criticism ; The Seal Woman Beverley Farmer , 1992 single work novel ; Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , 1992 selected work poetry ; Central Mischief : Elizabeth Jolley on Writing, Her Past and Herself Elizabeth Jolley , 1992 selected work prose
Malouf - Romantic of the Small Spaces Christopher Pollnitz , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23-24 January 1993; (p. rev 7)

— Review of Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , 1992 selected work poetry
Continuous Ripples Frances Rouse , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Outrider : A Journal of Multicultural Literature in Australia , vol. 10 no. 1993; (p. 124-125)

— Review of Poems 1959-1989 David Malouf , 1992 selected work poetry
Spaces of Hybridity : Creating a Sense of Belonging through Spatial Awareness Lesley Hawkes , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature 2010; (p. 93-107)
Singing it Anew : David Malouf's Ransom Bernadette Brennan , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue vol. 11 no. 1 2011; (p. 1-12)
'In 2009 David Malouf's Ransom was published to great critical and popular acclaim. Ransom presents itself very simply as a beautiful story about (among other things) loss, love, vulnerability and storytelling. But what does it mean to talk about the beautiful in writing? Etienne Gilson argues that writing is a making before it is a knowing or willing, so its primary concern is not a truth to be known or a good to be willed. Its primary concern is beauty. This paper explores how the beautiful operates in, and structures, Ransom.' (Author's abstract)
y separately published work icon David Malouf Ivor Indyk , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1993 Z165274 1993 single work criticism
After Poetry (15) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry : from Modern to Postmodern and Beyond Kevin Hart , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 129 1992; (p. 36-42)
Sentimental Educations : The Poetry of David Malouf Martin Duwell , 2018 single work criticism
— Appears in: Feeding the Ghost : 1 : Criticism on Contemporary Australian Poetry 2018; (p. 85-111)

'David Malouf's poetry, marvellous as it is, is only one, comparatively small, part of a literary output noted for the variety of his modes. It is difficult to name many other writers working in poetry, the novel, the short story, the memoir, the review, the play, the critical essay and even libretti. It's tempting to say that, as in Malouf's imaginative universe, the boundaries between these modes are more porous than usual. In fact it is not a matter of Malouf mastering and excelling in different modes, but rather one of his transforming the latent possibilities of existing modes in order to make them play a part in the unfolding and expansions of this universe.' (Introduction)

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