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  • Author:agent Adam Aitken http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/aitken-adam
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Eighth Habitation
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Eighth Habitation takes its name from the Buddhist notion of purgatory, a mystic realm where the meaning of human lives are judged. The poems inhabit a range of landscapes and perspectives, in Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand and China, with an empathy and understanding that suggests a consciousness imbued with an Asian sensibility. Blending the cosmopolitan, the traditional and the unexpected, in their accumulation of detail they register the dignity and resilience of a world recovering from personal tragedy and the trauma of history. -- Publisher's blurb

Notes

  • Dedication: For Neela Griffiths

Contents

* Contents derived from the Artarmon, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Giramondo Publishing , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Biography of 13i"And so the tour begins and ends", Adam Aitken , 2009 single work poetry
For Effendy, Emperor of Ice-Creami"Effendy, I like the way you avoid work.", Adam Aitken , 2003 single work poetry
Aubade 1i"Wake up to hammering, a retching child", Adam Aitken , 2009 single work poetry
Aubade 2i"Now I have been to China.", Adam Aitken , 2009 single work poetry
The Wearer of Amuletsi"An old boy soldier you meet by the river.", Adam Aitken , 2009 single work poetry

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Nicholas Birns , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 5 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Rendezvous Between Texts Michelle Cahill , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Jacket , July no. 40 2010;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Grasping and Dissolving Derek Motion , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , no. 7 2010;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled Kerry Leves , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 3 2010; (p. 215-224)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry ; Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Kim Cheng Boey Reviews Eighth Habitation by Adam Aitken Kim Cheng Boey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , November no. 6 2009;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Inspired Insights into a Purgatorial World John Kinsella , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 May 2009; (p. 32)

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Kim Cheng Boey Reviews Eighth Habitation by Adam Aitken Kim Cheng Boey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , November no. 6 2009;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled Kerry Leves , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 69 no. 3 2010; (p. 215-224)

— Review of Wild Bees : New and Selected Poems Martin Harrison , 2008 selected work poetry ; Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Grasping and Dissolving Derek Motion , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , no. 7 2010;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Rendezvous Between Texts Michelle Cahill , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Jacket , July no. 40 2010;

— Review of Eighth Habitation Adam Aitken , 2009 selected work poetry
Last amended 9 May 2012 14:26:00
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