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Glissando single work   poetry   "From a train, each act is slowed, made trivial"
  • Author:agent Alex Skovron
Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Glissando
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  • Author's note: A shtetl (Yiddish for 'little town') is a Jewish town or village of the kind that once flourished through much of Eastern Europe, especially in Poland, Lithuania and Russia. Roman Vishniak's A Vanished World is one of a number of photographic essays in book form whose images movingly document Jewish life before the Holocaust. (Infinite City, p. 103)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Australian Verse : An Oxford Anthology John Leonard (editor), Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 Z461207 1998 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units) A thorough survey of poetry by Australians in English, beginning with a selection of contemporary work by younger poets, and going backward in time to the early colonial period. In addition to poems in the literary tradition, it indudes performance poetry, convict songs and old bush ballads. An extensive selection has been provided from the work of five major twentieth-century poets: Les Murray, Gwen Harwood, Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and Kenneth Slessor. Several features are provided to assist the reader: the date of first publication of each poem is provided; footnotes explain unfamiliar words and allusions; and brief biographical notes assist in locating each poet in his or her place in time. Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1998 pg. 58-59
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Infinite City : 100 Sonnetinas Alex Skovron , Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1999 Z861995 1999 selected work poetry A collection of 100 poems in a ten line form for which Alex Skovron has coined the name "sonnetina". The poems reflect upon time and destiny, on culture, music and art, on the sacred and the mundane. They investigate terrains both social and inner, probing our daily confrontations with the self. (Back cover) Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1999 pg. 73
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