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  • Author:agent James McAuley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/mcauley-james
Issue Details: First known date: 1969... 1969 Surprises of the Sun
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The poems in this selection are grouped in five sections: 'On the Western Line' (autobiographical poems), 'Mutabilities', 'The Six Days of Creation' (which comprises a sequence with that title), 'On Parole' and 'Varia'.

Notes

  • Dedication: To Norma 'Thankynge alwey the nobel goddesse of Kynde'.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1969 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Numbers and Makesi"The house we lived in faced the western line.", James McAuley , 1967 single work poetry (p. 3)
One Tuesday in Summeri"That sultry afternoon the world went strange.", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 4)
Becausei"My father and my mother never quarrelled.", James McAuley , 1968 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Wistariai"Does that wistaria vine still break in flower", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 7)
Tabletalki"In tabletalk my father used to tell", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 8)
Soundingsi"At sixteen, was it, I used to take", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 9)
Self-Portrait, Newcastle, 1942...i"First day, by the open window,", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
20th June, 1942i"We scandalized the registrar", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 12)
Catherine Hill Bay 1942i"White clouds twirled above us", James McAuley , 1969 single work poetry (p. 13)
Father, Mother, Soni"From the domed head the defeated eyes peer out,", James McAuley , 1968 single work poetry (p. 14)
Valei"Greengrocer and black prince in shrilling choir", James McAuley , 1967 single work poetry (p. 15-16)
In the Huon Valleyi"Propped boughs are heavy with apples,", James McAuley , 1967 single work poetry (p. 17)
St John's Park, New Towni"Often I walk alone", James McAuley , 1963 single work poetry (p. 21)
Pietai"A year ago you came", James McAuley , 1963 single work poetry (p. 22)
One Thing at Leasti"One thing at least I understood", James McAuley , 1964 single work poetry (p. 23)
Legendaryi"You are the fish that hides", James McAuley , 1963 single work poetry (p. 24)
Marinei"Drowning my grappled sight", James McAuley , 1963 single work poetry (p. 25)
Summer's Closei"We too have lain in the furrow", James McAuley , 1964 single work poetry (p. 26)
Tapestryi"Alert to the waldhorn", James McAuley , 1964 single work poetry (p. 27)
Girl Gathering Rosesi"Earth's roses never can possess", James McAuley , 1965 single work poetry (p. 28)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

James McAuley's 'On the Western Line' : The Irish-Australian Backgound Greg Byrnes , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Journal of Irish Studies , vol. 2 no. 2002; (p. 35ff)
y separately published work icon James McAuley Lyn McCredden , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90326 1992 single work criticism
Between Position and Desire : The Love Poetry of James McAuley Lyn McCredden , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 51 no. 1 1991; (p. 35-54)
Any Hope of Self - Construction? McAuley's Poems about Autobiography Lyn McCredden , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , March vol. 22 no. 1 1989; (p. 61-74)
James McAuley (1917-1976) Margaret Giordano , Don Norman , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Tasmanian Literary Landmarks 1984; (p. 191-197)
Poets in Review Jim Tulip , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 29 no. 4 1969; (p. 309-315)

— Review of Selected Poems Nan McDonald , 1969 selected work poetry ; Down from My Hills Duncan Miller , 1968 selected work poetry ; Surprises of the Sun James McAuley , 1969 selected work poetry ; Two Houses Grace Perry , 1969 selected work poetry
Sunshine and Dusk Thomas Shapcott , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July vol. 8 no. 9 1969; (p. 182 - 183)

— Review of Selected Poems Nan McDonald , 1969 selected work poetry ; Surprises of the Sun James McAuley , 1969 selected work poetry
[Review] Surprises of the Sun Bruce Beaver , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14 June 1969; (p. 18)

— Review of Surprises of the Sun James McAuley , 1969 selected work poetry
[Review] Surprises of the Sun [and] A Chime of Windbells Martin Haley , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Advocate: A Weekly Catholic Journal , 11 September 1969; (p. 15)

— Review of Surprises of the Sun James McAuley , 1969 selected work poetry ; A Chime of Windbells : A Year of Japanese Haiku in English Verse Harold Stewart (translator), 1969 anthology poetry prose
[Review] Surprises of the Sun Carl Harrison-Ford , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Magazine , no. 4 1969; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Surprises of the Sun James McAuley , 1969 selected work poetry
James McAuley (1917-1976) Margaret Giordano , Don Norman , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Tasmanian Literary Landmarks 1984; (p. 191-197)
y separately published work icon James McAuley Lyn McCredden , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z90326 1992 single work criticism
y separately published work icon Tasmania and Australian Poetry Vivian Smith , Hobart : University of Tasmania , 1984 Z103086 1983 single work criticism
Letters from a Young Poet Dorothy Green , 1977 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , March vol. 21 no. 3 1977; (p. 18-21)
Between Position and Desire : The Love Poetry of James McAuley Lyn McCredden , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , March vol. 51 no. 1 1991; (p. 35-54)
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