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Maldon, 991 A.D. single work   poetry   "The heart sank under such grey skies:"
  • Author:agent Luke Davies
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Maldon, 991 A.D.
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  • Author's note: after the Anglo-Saxon

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Snorkel no. 8 October 2008 Z1563264 2008 periodical issue 2008
    Note: In an accompanying biography, Davies writes that about 'Maldon': 'I was close-studying some Anglo-Saxon texts in comparison with their modern translations. I'd never studied Old English at university; it was a somewhat stilted exercise in beginner fascination. But out of that, "Maldon" blends both a specific, and slighty skewed, playing with language, and translation, with a small narrative moment imagined from and lifted out of the larger context of the Anglo-Saxon epic "The Battle of Maldon" '.
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Best Australian Poems 2009 Robert Adamson (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2009 Z1653957 2009 anthology poetry criticism (taught in 1 units)

    'In The Best Australian Poems 2009, award-winning poet Robert Adamson puts together a selection of the most outstanding poems written by Australian authors over the past year. Alongside renowned names, the editor has solicited contributions from new and emerging poets and some of their work appears in print here for the first time. The result is a vibrant and fascinating edition of this much-loved anthology.' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2009
    pg. 49
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