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'Gwen Harwood (1920-1995) is one of the best loved Australian poets of the twentieth century - and a fierce prankster, who published poems under half-a-dozen names and identities. By turns poignant, sensuous and mischievous, passionately musical, her poetry is marked by sure intelligence and a quicksilver, anti-authoritarian wit.

'This new selection of her poetry from 1943 to her death makes the full range of the work accessible for the first time to poetry-lovers in the northern hemisphere. With an introduction by the leading Harwood critic Gregory Kratzmann and the Australian poet Chris Wallace-Crabbe, who corresponded with Harwood, the selection includes hitherto little-known work along with poems which have become part of the central canon of Australian poetry.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: To the memory of Thomas Riddell

Contents

* Contents derived from the Manchester,
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Fyfield Books , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Alter Egoi"Who stands beside me still,", Gwen Harwood , 1960 single work poetry (p. 7-8)
At the Water's Edge (to Vivian Smith)i"Smooth, reptilian, soaring", Gwen Harwood , 1962 single work poetry (p. 9)
The Glass Jari"A child one summer's evening soaked", Gwen Harwood , 1960 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
A Postcardi"Snow crusts the boughs' austere entanglement.", Gwen Harwood , 1957 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
`I Am the Captain of My Soul'i"But the Captain is drunk, and the crew", Gwen Harwood , 1960 single work poetry (p. 14-15)
The Waldsteini"Hands, nerves know this. I mourn for my lost skill,", Gwen Harwood , 1962 single work poetry (p. 15)
Prize-Givingi"Professor Eisenbart, asked to attend", Gwen Harwood , 1959 single work poetry Prizegiving (p. 16-17)
Boundary Conditionsi"'At the sun's incredible centre", Gwen Harwood , 1961 single work poetry (p. 18)
Triste, Tristei"In the space between love and sleep", Walter Lehmann , 1960 single work poetry (p. 19)
In the Parki"She sits in the park. Her clothes are out of date.", Walter Lehmann , 1961 single work poetry (p. 20)
A Poem for My Wifei"O could one write as one makes love", Walter Lehmann , 1961 single work poetry O Could One Write as One Makes Love (p. 21)
At the Arts Clubi"Krote is drunk, but still can play.", Francis Geyer , 1962 single work poetry (p. 25)
Ebb-Tidei"Now that you have no word for me", Francis Geyer , 1961 single work poetry (p. 26)
Burning Sapphoi"The clothes are washed, the house is clean.", Miriam Stone , 1962 single work poetry (p. 27)
In Brisbanei"By the old bridge in flaring sunlight", Gwen Harwood , 1967 single work poetry (p. 28-29)
Estuaryi"Wind crosshatches shallow water.", Gwen Harwood , 1964 single work poetry (p. 30)
Alla Sicilianai"Earthbound, I watch the darting swallows.", Gwen Harwood , 1968 single work poetry (p. 31)
New Musici"Who can grasp for the first time", Gwen Harwood , 1964 single work poetry (p. 32)
To A.D. Hopei"I remember well that evening years ago :", Gwen Harwood , 1967 single work poetry (p. 33-35)
Dust to Dusti"I dream I stand once more", Gwen Harwood , 1968 single work poetry (p. 39-40)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Manchester,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Fyfield Books ,
      2009 .
      Extent: ix, 1600p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by by Gregory Kratzmann and Chris Wallace-Crabbe.
      ISBN: 9781847770424 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Katherine Gallagher , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 5 no. 2 2011;

— Review of Mappings of the Plane : New Selected Poems Gwen Harwood , 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled Cassandra Atherton , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Blue Dog , December vol. 8 no. 16 2009; (p. 42-45)

— Review of Mappings of the Plane : New Selected Poems Gwen Harwood , 2009 selected work poetry
Mapping Harwood Gregory Kratzmann , 2009 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 316 2009; (p. 4)
'Sing, Memory' : A New Edition of the Inimitable Gwen Harwood Jennifer Strauss , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 315 2009; (p. 41-43)

— Review of Mappings of the Plane : New Selected Poems Gwen Harwood , 2009 selected work poetry
'Sing, Memory' : A New Edition of the Inimitable Gwen Harwood Jennifer Strauss , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 315 2009; (p. 41-43)

— Review of Mappings of the Plane : New Selected Poems Gwen Harwood , 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled Katherine Gallagher , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 5 no. 2 2011;

— Review of Mappings of the Plane : New Selected Poems Gwen Harwood , 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled Cassandra Atherton , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Blue Dog , December vol. 8 no. 16 2009; (p. 42-45)

— Review of Mappings of the Plane : New Selected Poems Gwen Harwood , 2009 selected work poetry
Mapping Harwood Gregory Kratzmann , 2009 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 316 2009; (p. 4)
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