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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Flight Animals
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Notes

  • This book is in four numbered parts:

    • 1 Homecomings
    • 2 Original Sin
    • 3 Driving Into Distance
    • 4 Contemplating Chaos.
  • The arrangement, titles and number of the poems in this selection is different from that in Lea's earlier thesis with the same title.
  • Dedication: For my mother and her mother and for my daughter.
  • Epigraph: That I might fly away / that I might fly away where the ships / that I might fly away where the ships of pine wood pass between the dark cliffs.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2001 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Homecomingsi"Pretend there still are homecomings.", Bronwyn Lea , 2000 single work poetry (p. 3-4)
California Morningi"We're restless again, you and I, up at six", Bronwyn Lea , 2001 single work poetry (p. 5)
The Greek Footi"Nature in her wisdom has formed the human feet", Bronwyn Lea , 2001 single work poetry (p. 6)
Seven Feet & Where They're From, Bronwyn Lea , 2001 sequence poetry (p. 6-13)
The Chinese Footi"The bandage wraps figure eights", Bronwyn Lea , 2001 single work poetry (p. 7)
The Portuguese Footi"Her feet are the same ivory", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 8)
The Indian Footi"The mehendiwalli sifts the twigs and stems", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Aboriginal Footi"One day a Kuniya rock python", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 10)
The American Footi"The anatomical narrative takes", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 11)
Monologue on Bob Hope Blvdi"Firm hand, he says, holding mine.", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Droughti"Except for the stones", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 28)
Leaving West Endi"At the bus stop", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 29-30)
Betty Bluei"I loved you like I loved my mother", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 31)
Girls' Night on Long Islandi"We drink vodka martinis", Bronwyn Lea , 2001 single work poetry (p. 32-33)
Australia Dayi"On the blackboard", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 34)
Handing Back Timei"I am tired of deciding", Bronwyn Lea , 2000 single work poetry (p. 35-38)
Christmas Dayi"Even the bells of San Blas cannot wake him", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 41)
Driving into Distancei"The poet says that the psychologist says, that", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 42-44)
A Rush of Butterfliesi"Jacaranda - still", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 45-47)
Grandiflorai"It was a rose with a grandiose name", Bronwyn Lea , 2001-2000 single work poetry (p. 48)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Luxurious Image Sarah Perrier , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 16 no. 2 2002; (p. 197-198)

— Review of Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
Untitled Stephen Lawrence , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 75 2002; (p. 171-172) JAS Review of Books , November no. 10 2002;

— Review of Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
Three Poets Judith Beveridge , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Summer no. 88 2002; (p. 90-97)

— Review of Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry ; Fishwife Meredith Wattison , 2001 selected work poetry ; Heroic Money Gig Ryan , 2001 selected work poetry
Tracing Love Affairs Gig Ryan , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 March 2002; (p. 9)

— Review of The Inland Sea Barry Hill , 2001 selected work poetry ; Duty Geraldine McKenzie , 2001 selected work poetry ; Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
Passionate For Poetry Rosemary Sorensen , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 16 February 2002; (p. 7)
Untitled Stephen Lawrence , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 75 2002; (p. 171-172) JAS Review of Books , November no. 10 2002;

— Review of Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
The Luxurious Image Sarah Perrier , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 16 no. 2 2002; (p. 197-198)

— Review of Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
New Poet Produces a Collection of Unusual Merit Geoff Page , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 December 2001; (p. 17)

— Review of Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
Four Poets Kris Hemensley , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 237 2001-2002; (p. 72-73)

— Review of Sensual Horizon Martin Langford , 2001 selected work poetry ; Behind the Moon Jacob G. Rosenberg , 2000 selected work poetry ; Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry ; My Sister and Silence Bev Roberts , 2001 selected work poetry
Tracing Love Affairs Gig Ryan , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 March 2002; (p. 9)

— Review of The Inland Sea Barry Hill , 2001 selected work poetry ; Duty Geraldine McKenzie , 2001 selected work poetry ; Flight Animals Bronwyn Lea , 2001 selected work poetry
Passionate For Poetry Rosemary Sorensen , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 16 February 2002; (p. 7)
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