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The Rumour single work   poetry   "A sequence, as objects alight with his touch"
  • Author:agent Robert Adamson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/adamson-robert
Issue Details: First known date: 1971... 1971 The Rumour
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Notes

  • Epigraph: In the long run the truth does not matter. Wallace Stevens.
  • This poem has four numbered parts and begins with a Synoptic : The Open Song and ends with a Coda : Everybody Gathered in Objection.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Rumour Robert Adamson , Sydney : New Poetry for the Poetry Society of Australia , 1971 Z339223 1971 selected work poetry Sydney : New Poetry for the Poetry Society of Australia , 1971 pg. 25-44
    Note:
    • Dedication: for Mary Jane Bosacci.
    • Epigraph: In children it is not the imitation that pleases us, but our perception of it. In later life, the pejorative aspect of imitation discloses its inherent unpleasantness. To give pleasure an imitation must have been studied as an imitation and then it pleases us as art.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The New Australian Poetry John Tranter (editor), St Lucia : Makar Press , 1979 Z143928 1979 anthology poetry biography St Lucia : Makar Press , 1979 pg. 85-101
    Note: Dedication: for Mary Jane Boscacci
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Selected Poems 1970-1989 Robert Adamson , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 Z223512 1990 selected work poetry (taught in 1 units) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1990 pg. 43-61
    Note: Dedication: for John Tranter
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Mulberry Leaves : New and Selected Poems 1970-2001 Robert Adamson , Chris Edwards (editor), St Leonards : Paper Bark Press , 2001 Z874442 2001 selected work poetry St Leonards : Paper Bark Press , 2001 pg. 73-89
    Note: Dedication: for Mary Jane Bosacci
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