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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Opal Sunset : Selected Poems, 1958-2008
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Notes

  • Included in the New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books List for 2008.
  • Dedication: to Robert Weil

Contents

* Contents derived from the New York (City), New York (State),
c
United States of America (USA),
c
Americas,
:
W. W. Norton , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Book of My Enemy Has Been Remainderedi"The book of my enemy has been remaindered", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry satire (p. 1-2)
Sack Artisti"Reeling between the redhead and the blonde", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 3-6)
A Gesture Towards James Joycei"The gesture towards Finnegans Wake was deliberate", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry satire (p. 7-9)
Note: Epigraph: My gesture towards Finnegans Wake is deliberate. - Ronald Bush, T. S. Eliot: A Study in Character and Style.
Thoughts on Feeling Carbon-Datedi"No moons are left to see the other side of.", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 10)
Johnny Weissmuller Dead in Acapulcoi"Apart possibly from waving hello to the cliff-divers", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 11-13)
Will Those Responsible Come Forward?i"May the Lord have mercy on all those peoples", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry satire (p. 14-16)
Echo Echo Echoi"Changes in temperature entail turmoil", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 17-18)
The Anchor of the Siriusi"Triangular Macquarie Place, up from the Quay", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 19-21)
The Ferry Tokeni"Not gold but some base alloy, it stays good", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 22)
A Valediction for Philip Larkini"You never travelled much but now you have", Clive James , 1986 single work poetry (p. 23-29)
Jet-Lag in Tokyoi"Flat feet kept Einstein out of the army.", Clive James , 1992 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
What Happened to Audeni"His stunning first lines burst out of the page", Clive James , 1992 single work poetry (p. 32-36)
Last Night the Sea Dreamed It Was Greta Scacchii"Last night the sea dreamed it was Greta Scacchi.", Clive James , 1992 single work poetry (p. 37-38)
Drama in the Soviet Unioni"When Kaganovich, brother-in-law of Stalin,", Clive James , 1992 single work poetry (p. 39-40)
Budge Upi"Flowering cherry pales to brush-stroke pink at blossom fall", Clive James , 1992 single work poetry (p. 41)
Bring Me the Sweat of Gabriela Sabatinii"Bring me the sweat of Gabriela Sabatini", Clive James , 1992 single work poetry humour (p. 42-46)
Go Back to the Opal Sunseti"Go back to the opal sunset, where the wine", Clive James , 1987 single work poetry (p. 47-48)
The Eternity Mani"Never filmed, he was photgraphed only once,", Clive James , 2003 single work poetry (p. 49-54)
Reflections in an Extended Kitcheni"Late summer charms the birds out of the trees", Clive James , 1996 single work poetry (p. 55-56)
Simple Stanzas About Modern Mastersi"If T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound", Clive James , 2001 single work poetry (p. 57-58)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      W. W. Norton ,
      2008 .
      image of person or book cover 5954689872868043683.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: xxii, 178, [1]p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Clive James, pp.xv-xxii.
      ISBN: 9780393067071 (hbk.), 0393067076

Works about this Work

A One-Man Writers' Festival Peter Kirkpatrick , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 204 2011; (p. 55-62)
Peter Kirkpatrick on the poetic ambitions of Clive James, celebrity.
Artist Perfects His Engineering Skills Richard King , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-20 December 2009; (p. 24-25)

— Review of The Blaze of Obscurity : Unreliable Memoirs V Clive James , 2009 single work autobiography ; Opal Sunset : Selected Poems, 1958-2008 Clive James , 2008 selected work poetry
The Sheer Power of Limelight : Clive James's Undimmed Poetry and the Television Years Peter Craven , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2009 - January 2010 no. 317 2009; (p. 7-11)
Off the Shelf Rod Moran , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 8 December 2009; (p. 6)

— Review of Storm and Honey Judith Beveridge , 2009 selected work poetry ; Opal Sunset : Selected Poems, 1958-2008 Clive James , 2008 selected work poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2009 2009 anthology poetry
Poetic Justice James Campbell , 2009 single work biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 October 2009; (p. 4)
The Roustabout David Orr , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 28 September vol. 113 no. 39 2008; (p. 12)

— Review of Opal Sunset : Selected Poems, 1958-2008 Clive James , 2008 selected work poetry
Off the Shelf Rod Moran , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 8 December 2009; (p. 6)

— Review of Storm and Honey Judith Beveridge , 2009 selected work poetry ; Opal Sunset : Selected Poems, 1958-2008 Clive James , 2008 selected work poetry ; The Best Australian Poetry 2009 2009 anthology poetry
Artist Perfects His Engineering Skills Richard King , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-20 December 2009; (p. 24-25)

— Review of The Blaze of Obscurity : Unreliable Memoirs V Clive James , 2009 single work autobiography ; Opal Sunset : Selected Poems, 1958-2008 Clive James , 2008 selected work poetry
Poetic Justice James Campbell , 2009 single work biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 22 October 2009; (p. 4)
The Sheer Power of Limelight : Clive James's Undimmed Poetry and the Television Years Peter Craven , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2009 - January 2010 no. 317 2009; (p. 7-11)
A One-Man Writers' Festival Peter Kirkpatrick , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 204 2011; (p. 55-62)
Peter Kirkpatrick on the poetic ambitions of Clive James, celebrity.
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