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  • Author:agent Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Narcissus
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* Contents derived from the London,
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Secker and Warburg , 1984 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Narcissus : Introductioni"And where the plankton is falling", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 1-2)
The Making of a Monsteri"To wake out of oneself,", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 4)
Narcissus Loses His Lovei"What happened to you, my skin?", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 6)
The Painters' Banqueti"They came with their gifts of the senses", Peter Porter , 1978 single work poetry (p. 8-10)
Narcissus Among the Anthropologistsi"He wakes each morning with an erection.", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 12)
Narcissus Laments Orpheusi"There was a first happy ending -", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 14-16)
By the Waterfalli"This bland surface", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
The Narcissus Filei"The truth is one and listens in one place.", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 20)
From the Autobiography of Narcissusi"only worth writing when one is young", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 22-24)
Intermezzoi"Music is the holiest of arts,", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 26)
The Shadow of the Charneli"The moon spreads along the river", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 28)
The Narcissus Emblemsi"A worm crossing the path", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 30-32)
Echo's Moon-Calfi"Trust the Greeks to get the legend wrong.", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 33-34)
At the Palacei"I found at the end of myself", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 36-38)
Narcissus as Critici"My Grandmother crooned over my cradle", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 40)
The Rainbow Makeri"It would take too much water, they said.", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 42)
Narcissus's Revolutionary Sayings : A Selectioni"Right up until the moment of death, there is a sense in", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 44-48)
Echo's Farewelli"A part of good-bye,", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 49-50)
The Burial of Narcissusi"That such a rich sky should prevail", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 52)
Postludei"The land where we have been is marked by dreams,", Peter Porter , 1984 single work poetry (p. 54)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Secker and Warburg ,
      1984 .
      Extent: 54p, including 24 full-page illustrationsp.
      Limited edition info: This edition of Narcissus, which will not be reprinted, is limited to 500 copies numbered 1 to 500 and signed by the artist and poet. 25 additional copies, numbered I to XXV and not for sale have been produced for the use of the publisher. The copies numbered 1 to 100 are reserved for the artist and the poet. The copies numbered 101 to 500 are for sale.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0436378078

Works about this Work

Peter Porter : An Interview John Kinsella (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Verse [UK] , vol. 13 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 64-89)
John Kinsella Interviews Peter Porter Regarding Collaboration Between Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd John Kinsella (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1995; (p. 19-38)
The Cosmopolitan Eye : Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd Bruce Beaver , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Winter no. 7-8 1992; (p. 99-109)
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
Working with Arthur Boyd Peter Porter , 1987 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 32 no. 1 1987; (p. 69-78)
In 'Fast Forward' to 'Narcissus' Walter Tonetto , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Summer 1986/7 no. 1 1986; (p. 113-115)

— Review of Narcissus Peter Porter , 1984 selected work poetry
John Kinsella Interviews Peter Porter Regarding Collaboration Between Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd John Kinsella (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 40 no. 3 1995; (p. 19-38)
Beyond Apocalypse Bruce Bennett , 1991 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Spirit in Exile : Peter Porter and His Poetry 1991; (p. 197-236)
Peter Porter : An Interview John Kinsella (interviewer), 1996 single work interview
— Appears in: Verse [UK] , vol. 13 no. 2-3 1996; (p. 64-89)
The Cosmopolitan Eye : Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd Bruce Beaver , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Phoenix Review , Winter no. 7-8 1992; (p. 99-109)
Working with Arthur Boyd Peter Porter , 1987 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 32 no. 1 1987; (p. 69-78)
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