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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Practising Breathing
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Notes

  • Dedication: For my mother Isabel Jean Sharp.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Hale and Iremonger , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Commuter's Songi"Each afternoon at four forty-four", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 10)
A Night Without Curtainsi""I'll have to let the moonlight in tonight,"", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 11)
Is My Taxi Driver an Andy Warhol Clone? Is My Taxidriver an Andy Warhol Clone?i"Is my taxidriver an Andy Warhol clone?", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 12)
Faith, After the Earthquake (Newcastle, December 1989)i"A lifetime's ornaments and family photos", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 13)
Stealing a Dancei"A thwarted ballerina,", Jean Kent , single work poetry humour (p. 14-15)
The Garden Gurui"Saffron-coated, surrounded by flowers", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
Pelicansi"Sunning their black-and-white, wash-and-wear wings,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Currawongsi"Wake up wake up wake up...", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
The Singeri"Sunday afternoons I float my voice.", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
At the Poetry Readingi"Before the poet is ready to read, something explodes", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
The New Bookcasei"Delivered with the rain, brought in like a cat", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Amanuensisi"In my head clipped-", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 30)
Clerical Assistanti"In purple pedal pushers and cyclamen shoes", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 31)
Malcolmi"Escaping free as a sneeze for a long", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
Hand-in-Hand with a Rose Archi"Hand-in-hand with a rose arch,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
The Skulli"Under the silver lace umbrella of the Cootamundra wattle,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Listening for Lorikeets in Birkley Roadi"Listen: up a hill, lorikeets shrill.", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Appassionata Sonata Before a Birthdayi"Over the lustred arc of a nautilus shell,", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 40)
Practising Breathing : Part One : Shadows of Songs : 1i"Blood leaves are falling.", Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 42-43)
Practising Breathing (In Memory of W.Z. 1951-82), Jean Kent , single work poetry (p. 42-63)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Poet Practices Breathing Patrick D. Morrow , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 7 no. 1 1993; (p. 64-65)

— Review of Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Untitled Lee Knowles , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , December 1992 and vol. 8 no. 1 January vol. 7 no. 12 1993; (p. 14)

— Review of Principia Gondwana Alan Alexander , 1992 selected work poetry ; Dancing Table: Poems and Drawings 1986-1991 R. A. Simpson , 1992 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Star-Touch, Asphodel and Laughter Jan Owen , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 36 no. 12 1992; (p. 86-88)

— Review of Neglected Poems Barry Humphries , 1991 selected work poetry ; The Oxford Book of Australian Light Verse 1991 anthology poetry ; Selected Poems David Malouf , 1991 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Poetry is Big Today Barbara Giles , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Refrain : Poetry Review (Supplement to Australian Book Review) 1992; (p. 10)

— Review of Bald Hill with Gliders : Poems Ron Pretty , 1991 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Poetry is Big Today Barbara Giles , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Bald Hill with Gliders : Poems Ron Pretty , 1991 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
A Novelist Who is Also One of Our Best Poets John Foulcher , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 March 1992; (p. C8)

— Review of Principia Gondwana Alan Alexander , 1992 selected work poetry ; Changing House David P. Reiter , 1991 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems David Malouf , 1991 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Heroines Eluned Lloyd , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , April vol. 11 no. 1 1992; (p. 69-70)

— Review of Heroines : A Contemporary Anthology of Australian Women Writers 1991 anthology criticism drama extract short story prose poetry ; Conquistadors Caroline Caddy , 1991 selected work poetry ; Olga Masters : A Lot of Living : The Compelling Biography of this Much-Loved Writer Julie Lewis , 1991 single work biography ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Images and Thoughts: Three Books of Poems Connie Barber , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Mattoid , no. 42 1992; (p. 165-167)

— Review of Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Poetry Inspired by Own Life Robert Stewart , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The Newcastle Herald , 21 March 1992; (p. 48)

— Review of Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
Poetry is Big Today Barbara Giles , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 138 1992; (p. 43-44)

— Review of Bald Hill with Gliders : Poems Ron Pretty , 1991 selected work poetry ; Practising Breathing Jean Kent , 1991 selected work poetry
After Poetry (12) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Graham Rowlands , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 126 1992; (p. 45-49)
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