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  • Author:agent Peter Porter http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/porter-peter
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Allen and Unwin , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Forefathers' View of Failurei"Men with religion as their best technique,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 5-6)
Mr Robertsi"He was the great Consul and his teacher's gown", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 7)
All Other Time is Peacei"What is locked in a book", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 8)
Beast and the Beautyi"His fear never loud in daylight, risen to a night whisper", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 9)
John Marston Advises Angeri"All the boys are howling to take the girls to bed.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Death in the Pergola Tea-Roomsi"Snakes are hissing behind the misted glass.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 12-13)
A Vicious Vignettei"In the trees around the small summerhouse", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 14)
Annotations of Auschwitzi"When the burnt flesh is finally at rest,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 15-17)
Who Gets the Pope's Nose?i"It is so tiring having to look after the works of God.", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Phar Lap in the Melbourne Museumi"A masterpiece of the taxidermist's art,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry satire (p. 20-21)
Tobias and the Angeli"When I play the sad music my conscience urges,", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Your Attention Pleasei"The Polar DEW has just warned that", Peter Porter , 1963 single work poetry war literature (p. 27-29)
Soliloquy at Potsdami"There are always the poor-", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 30-31)
Nine O'Clock Thoughts on the 73 Busi"Client meeting at twelve, that lot of layabouts", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 32)
Ghostsi"A large woman in a kimono, her flesh", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 33-35)
Eat Early Earthapplesi"There were boys at my Prep. School my own age", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Reading MND in Form 4Bi"Miss Manning rules us middle-class children", Peter Porter , 1961 single work poetry (p. 38-39)
Viennai"This Imperial city", Peter Porter , 1964 single work poetry (p. 43-44)
Sydney Cove, 1788i"The Governor loves to go mapping - round and round", Peter Porter , 1964 single work poetry (p. 45-46)
Madame de Merteuil on `The Loss of an Eye'i"No letters. What's to become of an", Peter Porter , 1964 single work poetry (p. 47)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Picador ,
      2010 .
      Extent: 240p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by Sean O'Brien.
      • Publication date: 21 May 2010.
      ISBN: 9780330522182 (hbk.)
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2010 .
      Extent: xviii, 428p.p.
      Note/s:
        • Introduction by David Malouf. Dated July 2010.
        • Epilogue by Clive James. Dated April 2010.
      ISBN: 9781742374642 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

The Demons of Memory Peter Craven , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 328 2011; (p. 52-54)

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Peter Porter : The Rest on the Flight: Selected Poems Martin Duwell , 2010 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Poetry Review , vol. 5 no. 2010;

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
On the Annerley Tram : the Poetry of Peter Porter (1929-2010) Jeffrey Poacher , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Heat , no. 24 (New Series) 2010; (p. 231-237)
Hot off the Presses Geordie Williamson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 December 2010; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Five Bells Gail Jones , 2011 single work novel ; The Best Australian Essays 2010 2010 anthology essay ; The Body in the Clouds Ashley Hay , 2010 single work novel ; The Philanthropist John Tesarsch , 2010 single work novel ; The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Stories 2010 2010 anthology short story extract ; The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Homage to a Civilised Man Robert Gray , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 October 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Stronger Than God Craig Sherborne , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 September 2010; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Porter's Farewell Gift Peter Rose , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 October 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Final Flight of the Finest Peter Pierce , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 October 2010; (p. 29)

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Homage to a Civilised Man Robert Gray , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 October 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
Hot off the Presses Geordie Williamson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 December 2010; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Five Bells Gail Jones , 2011 single work novel ; The Best Australian Essays 2010 2010 anthology essay ; The Body in the Clouds Ashley Hay , 2010 single work novel ; The Philanthropist John Tesarsch , 2010 single work novel ; The Best Australian Poems 2010 2010 anthology poetry ; The Best Australian Stories 2010 2010 anthology short story extract ; The Rest on the Flight : Selected Poems Peter Porter , 2010 selected work poetry
On the Annerley Tram : the Poetry of Peter Porter (1929-2010) Jeffrey Poacher , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Heat , no. 24 (New Series) 2010; (p. 231-237)
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