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My White Queen single work   poetry   "My wife wears a fighter's crown"
  • Author:agent Dorothy Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 My White Queen
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Akhenaten Dorothy Porter , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992 Z248289 1992 single work novel (taught in 6 units)

    'Akhenaten was a fascinating, shadowy figure in Egyptian history – archaeologists have discovered attempts to eradicate all traces of his brief reign, but enough remains to tell a remarkable story of incest, heresy, androgyny and a massive cult of personality.

    'Like Albert Camus celebrated Caligula, Dorothy Porter's Akhenaten is an attractive warped megalomaniac who attempted to construct an heretical religion around one Sun God, with himself at the centre.

    'Akhenaten is a novel in verse that captures the obsessive, erotic nature of its central figure. It is a towering achievement.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb (Picador ed.)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1992
    pg. 33
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Love Poems Dorothy Porter , Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 Z1728537 2010 selected work poetry 'Dorothy Porter writes about love, sex, heartbreak and desire like no one else. Love Poems collects her most powerful love poetry: portraits of longing and infatuation, of bliss, passion, uncertainty and devotion. It includes extracts from her award-winning and best-selling verse novels, as well as poems and lyrics spanning her whole career.' (From the publisher's website.) Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2010 pg. 144
Last amended 14 Oct 2010 11:16:55
Subjects:
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    Egypt,
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    North Africa, Africa,
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