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Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Phantom Dwelling
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1985 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
From the Wellington Museumi"Vine-spiralling Maori genealogies,", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
In the Rail-Cari"Gashes of wind on the green-scummed water.", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
The Beach at Hokitikai"A narrow shelf below the southern alps,", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Oppositionsi"Today I was caught alone in a summer storm", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Foxi"That rufous canterer", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Entertainmenti"Such kind uncertain ladies in their best", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Rockfacei"Of the age-long heave of a cliff-face, all's come down", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Rockpooli"My generation is dying, after long lives", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Eyesi"At the end of winter my self-sown vine sends up", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Summeri"This place's quality is not its former nature", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Connectionsi"The tiny clusters of whitebeard heath are in flower:", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Memoryi"Yesterday wrapped me in wool; today drought's changeable weather", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Skinsi"This pair of skin gloves is sixty-six years old,", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Dusti"In my sixty-eighth year drought stopped the song of the rivers,", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Pressuresi"Winter gales, spring gales, summer - under such pressures", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Winteri"Today's white fog won't rise above the tree-tops.", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Patternsi""Brighter than a thousand suns" - that blinding glare", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Smalltown Dancei"Two women find the square-root of a sheet.", Judith Wright , 1979 single work poetry
Rainforesti"The forest drips and glows with green.", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry
Late Meetingi"The last, the very last", Judith Wright , 1985 single work poetry

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Judith Wright's The Shadow of Fire and Making the Ghazal Appropriate for Australia Darius Sepehri , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 76 no. 3 2017; (p. 184-210)

'Judith Wright was in search of reconciliation. She had long been searching for older cultural forms that could be made suitable to express modern Australian life, and, now, as her long writing life was waning, she was also in search of a new literary identity and a contemplative poetic form. One of the fruits of this search was Wright's decision to write a dozen of her last poems in the form of the ghazal, which is common to Persian, Arabic, and Urdu literature. These dozen poems are entitled The Shadow of Fire: Ghazals, and come at the end of Phantom Dwelling, published in 1985. In her Collected Poems, 1942-1985, these are the poems that are placed at the end of the book. In a sense, they are the terminus of her poetry; she published nothing more between 1985 and and her death in 2000. That the last sequence of Eastern poetic format, and specifically by Persian poetry and the work and thought of Hafez of Shiraz, is considerable. Her Shadow of Fire sequence thus stands as a very significant event in the history of literary transaction between  Australian and Persian cultures.' (184)

Phantom Dwelling A Discussion of Judith Wright's “Late Style” Anne Collett , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , 1 June vol. 37 no. 2 2013; (p. 243-259)
'This article addresses “the problem” of Judith Wright's last volume of poetry, Phantom Dwelling (1985), seeking to understand why it has been neglected by literary scholars despite very positive reviews. It positions this work in relation to Edward Said's thesis on “late style” (2006), seventeenth-century Japanese poet, Matsuo Bashō'sThe Narrow Road to the Deep North and “Record of the Hut of the Phantom Dwelling”, and Romanticism. (Author's abstract)
A Play of Opposites : Judith Wright's Poetic-Public Crossings Brigid Rooney , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Literary Activists : Australian Writer-Intellectuals and Public Life 2009; (p. 3-28)
The Republic of Australia and the Poems of Judith Wright John Salter , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , vol. 29 no. 2 1996; (p. 163-175)
y separately published work icon Judith Wright Jennifer Strauss , South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1995 Z451414 1995 single work criticism
Poetry, Nature, Counterstatement Harry Payne Heseltine , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 105 1986; (p. 46-53)

— Review of Phantom Dwelling Judith Wright , 1985 selected work poetry ; Words for a Journey : Poems 1970-1985 R. A. Simpson , 1986 selected work poetry ; The Bay of Salamis and Other Poems John Bray , 1986 selected work poetry ; Walking to Bethongabel Robert Clark , 1986 selected work poetry
Real World Poetry Judith Rodriguez , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 November 1986; (p. 46)

— Review of Phantom Dwelling Judith Wright , 1985 selected work poetry
Wright's Mature Voice: Concentration, Clarity, and Delight in the Land Peter Lugg , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 May 1986; (p. B3)

— Review of Phantom Dwelling Judith Wright , 1985 selected work poetry
Ten of the Best : Some Recent Australian Poetry Philip Mead , 1986-1987 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Summer no. 29 1986-1987; (p. 32-40)

— Review of Phantom Dwelling Judith Wright , 1985 selected work poetry ; St Clair : Three Narratives John Scott , 1986 selected work poetry ; Travelling Andrew Taylor , 1986 selected work poetry ; Luxury Kate Llewellyn , 1985 selected work poetry ; Boy with a Telescope Jan Owen , 1986 selected work poetry ; The Bay of Salamis and Other Poems John Bray , 1986 selected work poetry ; Washing the Money : Poems with Photographs Rhyll McMaster , 1986 selected work poetry ; The Cloud Passes Over Robert Harris , 1986 selected work poetry ; The Twofold Place Alan Gould , 1986 selected work poetry ; No Collars No Cuffs Geoff Goodfellow , 1986 selected work poetry
Feeling All the Wright Causes Elizabeth Riddell , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 May vol. 108 no. 5518 1986; (p. 105-106)

— Review of Phantom Dwelling Judith Wright , 1985 selected work poetry
Love, Loss, Anger: A Human Pattern Fiona Capp , 1990 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Herald , 3 June 1990; (p. 32)
The Republic of Australia and the Poems of Judith Wright John Salter , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southern Review , vol. 29 no. 2 1996; (p. 163-175)
A Play of Opposites : Judith Wright's Poetic-Public Crossings Brigid Rooney , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Literary Activists : Australian Writer-Intellectuals and Public Life 2009; (p. 3-28)
y separately published work icon Flame and Shadow : A Study of Judith Wright's Poetry Shirley Walker , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 Z1687114 1991 single work criticism
Landscape and Identity in Judith Wright's Poetry : An Introduction Jennifer Bridge , 1990 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Australian Studies , December no. 4 1990; (p. 1-19)
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