AustLit logo
image of person or book cover 7710464852183368464.jpg
This image has been sourced from online.
y separately published work icon Blue Grass selected work   poetry  
Is part of Salt Modern Poets 2001- series - publisher poetry
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Blue Grass
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

A major work of lyrical complexity and ethical vision, a turning point for a maturing and daring imagination. The poems are alert, assured and readable, concentrating with sensual, empathic intelligence on extraordinarily everyday happenings. Australian poet. (Source: TROVE)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to the people with whom I was born, Maurice Minter, Sandra Minter and Cath Minter. And to Kate Fagan, the love with whom I live.
  • Epigraph: eastward into another land, the bluegrass plain / Homer, Odyssey
  • This book is divided into four sections : History of the Present p.6, Auto Heaven (epigraph : Where are you? Sorry? Oh. ok.) p.44, Australiana p.64, Fresh Kills p.85.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,
c
England,
c
c
United Kingdom (UK),
c
Western Europe, Europe,
:
Salt Publishing , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Voyageri"It could start here again,", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 3)
Garden Estatesi"All academics are hopeless", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 7)
Joui"Morning then was deep", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 8)
Never Return to a Meadow Permiti"You began as it ends to begin, holy world", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 9)
Glimpsei"Either here, or between", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 10)
On the Moida of Roni Levi by Constable Rodney Podesta and Senior Constable Anthony Dilorenzo, the 'Awesome Twosome', at Bondi Beach Early on the Morning of Sunday, 28th June, 1997i"Paddling over a wave, fresh & bracing as", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 11-14)
Realisable Desire (from Yonder Sonnets, a sequence-in-progress)i"All the oars fell in time.", Peter Minter , extract poetry (p. 15)
Super Georgici"The dream begins here", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 16-21)
Quiet Hunti"Then I stood on quiet sand", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 22)
Elopei"At first I called to you from the grasses,", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 29)
The Sign as Nature Struck at the Capital's Hearti"Ozone seeps", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Cove Lamenti"Like a key that fell to sand", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 32)
Lifei"In another complicated manoeuvre", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 33)
Emperor Go, Godspeedi"The first sharp salt splash on the brow", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 34)
Is It Isi"It's as if, again, wanting to know", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 35-39)
Note: A poem in five parts
Elengei"At night I lift crows", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 40)
Cleaning Flakes from Grassi"Declaring past", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 41)
Target Rich Environmenti"Tho not calm in the head", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 45)
Assenti"Occassionally we make it into town-", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 46)
War in the Filigree of Peacei"On a fair and pleasant day", Peter Minter , single work poetry (p. 47)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Salt Publishing ,
      2006 .
      image of person or book cover 7710464852183368464.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 115p.
      ISBN: 9781844712465, 184471246X

Works about this Work

Poetry Now Alison Croggon , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Five Bells , Spring/Summer vol. 15-16 no. 4/1 2008; (p. 98-103)
Voices of the New Guard Thomas Shapcott , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 October 2007; (p. 12-13)

— Review of Love in the Place of Rats Paul Hardacre , 2007 selected work poetry ; Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Rebecca Edwards , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 108 2007; (p. 34-37)

— Review of Wren Lines : Selected Poems and Drawings. Volume 1 Billy Jones , 2006 selected work poetry ; Lemon Shark Luke Beesley , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Last Tourist : Poems Jane Williams , 2006 selected work poetry ; Phosphorescence : A Collection of Poems Graeme Miles , 2006 selected work poetry ; Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry ; Necessary Evil : Poems Craig Sherborne , 2006 selected work poetry
Peter Minter Rosanna Licari (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: Stylus Poetry Journal , January no. 24 2007;
New Poetry, 2005-2006 Megan McKinlay , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 60-73)
Argues for the importance of first impressions in reading and appreciating poems.
Surfy, Erotic Charge Chris Wallace-Crabbe , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 284 2006; (p. 56)

— Review of Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry
(a) Review Peter Riley , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Jacket , October no. 31 2006;

— Review of Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry
Review: Peter Minter's 'Blue Grass' Tim Thorne , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Famous Reporter , [December] no. 34 2006; (p. 65-67)

— Review of Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry
Untitled Kristen Lang , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 66 no. 3 2006; (p. 226-237)

— Review of Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Flower, the Thing : A Book of Flowers and Dedications M. T. C. Cronin , 2006 selected work poetry
Poetry Survey Rebecca Edwards , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Autumn no. 108 2007; (p. 34-37)

— Review of Wren Lines : Selected Poems and Drawings. Volume 1 Billy Jones , 2006 selected work poetry ; Lemon Shark Luke Beesley , 2006 selected work poetry ; The Last Tourist : Poems Jane Williams , 2006 selected work poetry ; Phosphorescence : A Collection of Poems Graeme Miles , 2006 selected work poetry ; Blue Grass Peter Minter , 2006 selected work poetry ; Necessary Evil : Poems Craig Sherborne , 2006 selected work poetry
Peter Minter Rosanna Licari (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: Stylus Poetry Journal , January no. 24 2007;
New Poetry, 2005-2006 Megan McKinlay , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 51 no. 2006; (p. 60-73)
Argues for the importance of first impressions in reading and appreciating poems.
Poetry Now Alison Croggon , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Five Bells , Spring/Summer vol. 15-16 no. 4/1 2008; (p. 98-103)
Last amended 27 May 2015 14:46:21
X