• Author: Philip Salom http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/salom-philip
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 [Untitled] (from The Man with a Shattered World, a work-in-progress)
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Notes

  • Author's note: A palimpsest on the story of Zasetsky, brain damaged in World War II, and his attempts to recover from chronic aphasia, observed by his physician, A. R. Luria, tyhe Russian neurologist.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Westerly vol. 50 November 2005 Z1224556 2005 periodical issue 2005 pg. 201-204
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poetry 2006 Judith Beveridge (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1304971 2006 anthology poetry (taught in 1 units)

    'In making her selection of the best 40 poems from Australia’s literary journals, Beveridge – one of Australia’s leading poets – has searched for poems that enact ‘a serious showdown between the word and the poet’. Passionate, vigorous and filled with visitations and mysterious narratives, The Best Australian Poetry 2006 is the liveliest gathering of Australian poetry. '  (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006
    pg. 73-77
    Note: Contributor note includes details on the poet's inspiration for this poem.
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