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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Mundiad
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Modelled on structures of classical epics such as Homer's Iliad, Virgil's Aeneid and Milton's Paradise Lost, yet set in the contemporary world of globalisation, The Mundiad celebrates the detritus of everyday life - Kylie Minogue, pornography, new ageism, genetic engineering, IVF, screen culture, among many others.

Source: Black Inc. website, http://www.blackincbooks.com/blinc/# (Sighted 6/10/04)

Notes

  • A novel in verse form.
  • Dedication: Beware if what is made seems crafty, lest You cannot tell what's perfect from what's best - Yet when the dark disparities of things Are bound together in a knot of rings, You'll find what comes is always what has gone' And that Truth is nothing but a Con. Remember, too, that Wisdom isn't truth, And that its smile conceals a diamond tooth - So, as philosophers direct, don't prize Just what's on offer to your giddy eyes, Or what's concealed will find you in the end - The lips will part, the hidden tooth will rend.
  • Dedication: For Susan Cohn and Sophy Williams

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2004 .
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      Extent: 94p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 10 November 2004
      ISBN: 1863951733 (pbk)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Hunter Publishers , 2013 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 186p.
      ISBN: 9780987580207

Works about this Work

Oscar Schwartz, of Justin Clemens, The Mundiad Oscar Schwartz , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 75 no. 1 2015;

— Review of The Mundiad Justin Clemens , 2004 single work novel
2013 in Poetry Ali Alizadeh , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Overland (Online) , December 2013;

— Review of Hotel Hyperion Lisa Gorton , 2013 selected work poetry ; When They Came for You : Elegies of Resistance Christopher Barnett , 2013 selected work poetry ; Unlocked : Nowra South Coast Correctional Centre , 2013 anthology poetry ; Free Logic Rachel Briggs , 2013 selected work poetry ; Contemporary Asian Australian Poets 2013 anthology poetry ; Women's Work : A Collection of Contemporary Women's Poetry 2013 anthology poetry ; The World Last Night M. T. C. Cronin , 2012 selected work poetry ; The Mundiad Justin Clemens , 2004 single work novel ; Audio Overland no. 2 15 February 2013 periodical issue
Place and Identity in New Australian Poetry S. C. Harrex , 2005 single work review criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 96-111)
Contends that the map of Australian verse has been progressively configured since 1975, and that this is evident in poems published during the the year 2004 - 2005.
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
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
2013 in Poetry Ali Alizadeh , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Overland (Online) , December 2013;

— Review of Hotel Hyperion Lisa Gorton , 2013 selected work poetry ; When They Came for You : Elegies of Resistance Christopher Barnett , 2013 selected work poetry ; Unlocked : Nowra South Coast Correctional Centre , 2013 anthology poetry ; Free Logic Rachel Briggs , 2013 selected work poetry ; Contemporary Asian Australian Poets 2013 anthology poetry ; Women's Work : A Collection of Contemporary Women's Poetry 2013 anthology poetry ; The World Last Night M. T. C. Cronin , 2012 selected work poetry ; The Mundiad Justin Clemens , 2004 single work novel ; Audio Overland no. 2 15 February 2013 periodical issue
Oscar Schwartz, of Justin Clemens, The Mundiad Oscar Schwartz , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Long Paddock , vol. 75 no. 1 2015;

— Review of The Mundiad Justin Clemens , 2004 single work novel
Place and Identity in New Australian Poetry S. C. Harrex , 2005 single work review criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 96-111)
Contends that the map of Australian verse has been progressively configured since 1975, and that this is evident in poems published during the the year 2004 - 2005.
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