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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Plenty : Art into Poetry
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Notes

  • Each poem is accompanied by a reproduction of the artwork that inspired it.
  • Author's note: '....A poet, however zestfully she may respond to a painting or a sculpture, will do it no service unless the medium, as well as the seen work of art, is brought into celebration.....I hope that readers of these poems may find some of the laughter to their liking. I have long been a gluttonous reader, but in a weird sort of way it may be that it is G. K. Chesterton who has had more effect on my looking at things than any other writer....It is rather his unflagging enthusiasm for what need not have been but is, for the tipped horn of plenty, that appeals to me, and which I have found instructive over the decades.' 'The World, the Eye & the Word' by Peter Steele Melbourne, February 2003 (pp.120-127).
  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Macmillan , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Chardini"Press of business has claimed him,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
A Fine Timei"The goldsmith is having a fine time at his counter,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
A Good Fridayi"Reading about that prison-house of nations -", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
A Haystacki"Like the flipped hull of Captain Noah, caulking", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
A Resurrectioni"To each his own. I think of Cecco, lofting", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 24-25)
A Tandem in Lilliputi"Dear Sir - it may be, Madam - who", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
An Angel from the Bombardieri"Just how you landed here at the Frick to confound", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Angel with Mandolini"If Barth is right, and the angels en famille", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Applei"Cherries they said were fruit of paradise,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 32-33)
April 25i"For no good reason, as now it seems, though bold,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Beakeri"What did they make of it, drinking the velvety red", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Beginningsi"To the high Lord fledged with angels, Earth", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Building the Horsei"On the lashed poles, all violence and design,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 40-41)
Cat on a Balustrade : Summeri"'Summer,' his maker said, and the burnt orange", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 42-43)
Cherry from Windowi"The harebell sprucing, that fume of soil in winter,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 44-45)
Cleopatra's Feast, with Attendant Lordi"Gaul with its shagged canaille was nothing like this -", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 46-47)
Dreaming the Bridgei"This way the light is all gone and a velvet abyss", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 48-49)
Full Moon, Good Fridayi"Once more a bomber's moon, and the planners know it,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 50-51)
Gardeneri"If it were England, and later in the day,", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 52-53)
Vermeer's Geographeri"From the gilded air of Dutch imagining, light", Peter Steele , single work poetry (p. 54-55)
Note: With title: Geographer

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Macmillan , 2003 .
      Extent: 128p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction: 'A Suburb of Heaven : Peter Steele's Ekphrastic Poems' by Patrick McCaughey.
      ISBN: 1876832975

Works about this Work

Untitled Robert J. Dingley , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Art Monthly Australia , November no. 175 2004; (p. 12-13)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Sweet and Sour Barry Hill , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 November 2004; (p. 14)

— Review of Totem : Totem Poem Plus 40 Love Poems Luke Davies , 2004 selected work poetry ; The Mundiad Justin Clemens , 2004 single work novel ; Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Words and Images Kirsty Sangster , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , March vol. 14 no. 2 2004; (p. 37)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Bounty from Zero Stephen Edgar , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 259 2004; (p. 22)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Poetry Catherine Ford , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 January 2004; (p. 12)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Poetry Catherine Ford , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 January 2004; (p. 12)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Bounty from Zero Stephen Edgar , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 259 2004; (p. 22)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Words and Images Kirsty Sangster , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , March vol. 14 no. 2 2004; (p. 37)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Sweet and Sour Barry Hill , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 November 2004; (p. 14)

— Review of Totem : Totem Poem Plus 40 Love Poems Luke Davies , 2004 selected work poetry ; The Mundiad Justin Clemens , 2004 single work novel ; Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry
Untitled Robert J. Dingley , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Art Monthly Australia , November no. 175 2004; (p. 12-13)

— Review of Plenty : Art into Poetry Peter Steele , 2003 selected work poetry

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