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  • Author:agent Dorothy Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-dorothy
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 On Passion
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'In this book celebrated Australian poet Dorothy Porter delves headfirst into the passions, both literary and earthly. We discover the young Dorothy's drug of choice was none other than romantic love while musing that some of the most deeply passionate experiences of her life happened between the covers of a book.' (Publisher's blurb)

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Springsteen, Six Muses and Me : Music and the Writing Process Zoe Fraser , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 16 no. 2 2012;
'This article recounts the journey I took to explore how a prose writer draws inspiration from music and lyrics, as opposed to the traditional sources of written texts in books. 'Dancing in the Dark', my 'prose album' based on Bruce Springsteen's record album Born to Run, appropriates and reworks Springsteen's universal themes and female characters. It fleshes out untold stories suggested by Springsteen's songs, amplifies the voice of a girl locked in the push-pull of staying safe in the house versus being free on the open road, and is juxtaposed to the traditional unquestioning masculine freedom quintessential in Springsteen's lyrical terrain. Along the way in my writing process, I was accompanied by six Muses. Sylvia Plath, Dorothy Porter, Mary Fallon, Vicki Viidikas, Julia Kristeva and Marguerite Duras were my driving companions.' (Author's abstract)
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 April 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
[Review] On Passion Portia Lindsay , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 89 no. 6 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
A Passion for the Impossible Silvia Dropulich , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Voice , 8 March - 12 April vol. 6 no. 3 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
The Plain Gusto of a Passionate Pursuit Geoff Page , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 March 2010; (p. 15)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
The Plain Gusto of a Passionate Pursuit Geoff Page , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 March 2010; (p. 15)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
A Passion for the Impossible Silvia Dropulich , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Voice , 8 March - 12 April vol. 6 no. 3 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
[Review] On Passion Portia Lindsay , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 89 no. 6 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 April 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of On Passion Dorothy Porter , 2010 single work essay
Blanchett Delivers Porter's 'Passion' Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 22 February 2010; (p. 22)
Springsteen, Six Muses and Me : Music and the Writing Process Zoe Fraser , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT : Journal of Writing and Writing Courses , October vol. 16 no. 2 2012;
'This article recounts the journey I took to explore how a prose writer draws inspiration from music and lyrics, as opposed to the traditional sources of written texts in books. 'Dancing in the Dark', my 'prose album' based on Bruce Springsteen's record album Born to Run, appropriates and reworks Springsteen's universal themes and female characters. It fleshes out untold stories suggested by Springsteen's songs, amplifies the voice of a girl locked in the push-pull of staying safe in the house versus being free on the open road, and is juxtaposed to the traditional unquestioning masculine freedom quintessential in Springsteen's lyrical terrain. Along the way in my writing process, I was accompanied by six Muses. Sylvia Plath, Dorothy Porter, Mary Fallon, Vicki Viidikas, Julia Kristeva and Marguerite Duras were my driving companions.' (Author's abstract)
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