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  • Author:agent Antigone Kefala http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kefala-antigone
Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 Thirsty Weather
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* Contents derived from the Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Outback Press , 1978 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Wayfarersi"Was this our home? We kept asking.", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 7)
Thirsty Weatheri"To find our measure, exactly,", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 8-12)
The Placei"The place was small, full of hills,", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 13-16)
The Promised Landi"The roads were of candy", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 17-21)
The Woman in Blacki"She made the sign of the cross", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 22)
Prodigal Soni"He spent his life abroad", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 23)
The Lunchi"They were drinking punch", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 24)
Alter Egoi"The cardinal was waiting at the corner for a bus.", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 25)
Deserted Wifei"In black. Made of milk,", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 26)
Bowling Alleyi"Like wrestlers,", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 27)
Landscapesi"The morning bare. Speed. Distances.", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 28)
Ultimo Bridgei"By six the bridge was empty,", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 29)
The Death Cyclei"When I saw you in the new house", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 30-35)
Labyrinthi"The coolness of fountains", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 36)
Crossroadsi"I always dream of you waiting.", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 37)
Lady Macquarie's Chair Mrs Macquarie's Chairi"Night everywhere", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 38)
Sunday Visiti"We listened to the music,", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 39)
Farewell Party : I : the Strangeri"Between us", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 40)
Farewell Party : II : Farewell Partyi"Odd figures we waited in the landscape", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 41)
Farewell Party : III : Eumenidesi"The road went higher", Antigone Kefala , single work poetry (p. 42)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Diasporic Journey: Greek-Australian Poetry in Bilingual and English Publications Helen Nickas , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 41 2013;
This article 'is an attempt to give an expository overview of some of the major Greek-Australian poets of the first generation who arrived in Australia in the fifties and the early sixties. They are: Dimitris Tsaloumas (from the island of Leros, arrived in 1952 and settled in Melbourne); Vasso Kalamaras (from Athens, arrived in 1951 and settled in outback Western Australia before moving to Perth in 1960); Yota Krili (from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1959 and settled in Sydney); Dina Amanatides (also from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1958 and settled in Melbourne); and finally, Antigone Kefala (a Greek from Romania who went first to New Zealand in 1951 and finally settled in Sydney in 1960).'
The Poetics of Ellipsis in Antigone Kefala's Poetry Vrasidas Karalis , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antigone Kefala : A Writer's Journey 2013; (p. 254-271)

'The central principle of Kefala's poetics is that of ellipsis: its structuration is based on the intentional omission of any verbal element that could refract or obscure the intensity of the experience implied by her words.' (255)

In Journeys Begin Dreams : Antigone Kefala and Ania Walwicz Sneja Gunew , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Framing Marginality : Multicultural Literary Studies 1994; (p. 71-92)
Ania Walwicz and Antigone Kefala: Varieties of Migrant Dreaming Sneja Gunew , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Arena , no. 76 1986; (p. 65-80) Poetry and Gender : Statements and Essays in Australian Women's Poetry and Poetics 1989; (p. 205-219)
A Transplanted Culture Breaks Down Obstacles Sarah Walls (interviewer), 1983 single work biography interview
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 11-12 June 1983; (p. 13)
A Migrant Poet Equipped to Speak Judith Rodriguez , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 December 1978; (p. 17)

— Review of Thirsty Weather Antigone Kefala , 1978 selected work poetry
Charted With Gentle Irony Anna Gibbs , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 9-10 September 1978; (p. 9)

— Review of Thirsty Weather Antigone Kefala , 1978 selected work poetry
Why Our Oldies Are So Good Geoffrey Dutton , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 25 July vol. 99 no. 5118 1978; (p. 62)

— Review of Thirsty Weather Antigone Kefala , 1978 selected work poetry ; Pageantry for a Lost Empire : Poems John Blight , 1977 selected work poetry
The Weather Here Has Been Colonial Rob Allingham , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , May no. 70 1979; (p. 59-62)

— Review of Thirsty Weather Antigone Kefala , 1978 selected work poetry ; Selected Poems Thomas Shapcott , 1978 selected work poetry ; Blonde & French Ken Bolton , 1978 selected work poetry
Untitled John Griffin , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 27 January 1979;

— Review of Thirsty Weather Antigone Kefala , 1978 selected work poetry
In Journeys Begin Dreams : Antigone Kefala and Ania Walwicz Sneja Gunew , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Framing Marginality : Multicultural Literary Studies 1994; (p. 71-92)
A Diasporic Journey: Greek-Australian Poetry in Bilingual and English Publications Helen Nickas , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 41 2013;
This article 'is an attempt to give an expository overview of some of the major Greek-Australian poets of the first generation who arrived in Australia in the fifties and the early sixties. They are: Dimitris Tsaloumas (from the island of Leros, arrived in 1952 and settled in Melbourne); Vasso Kalamaras (from Athens, arrived in 1951 and settled in outback Western Australia before moving to Perth in 1960); Yota Krili (from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1959 and settled in Sydney); Dina Amanatides (also from the Peloponnese, arrived in 1958 and settled in Melbourne); and finally, Antigone Kefala (a Greek from Romania who went first to New Zealand in 1951 and finally settled in Sydney in 1960).'
A Transplanted Culture Breaks Down Obstacles Sarah Walls (interviewer), 1983 single work biography interview
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 11-12 June 1983; (p. 13)
Ania Walwicz and Antigone Kefala: Varieties of Migrant Dreaming Sneja Gunew , 1986 single work criticism
— Appears in: Arena , no. 76 1986; (p. 65-80) Poetry and Gender : Statements and Essays in Australian Women's Poetry and Poetics 1989; (p. 205-219)
The Poetics of Ellipsis in Antigone Kefala's Poetry Vrasidas Karalis , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antigone Kefala : A Writer's Journey 2013; (p. 254-271)

'The central principle of Kefala's poetics is that of ellipsis: its structuration is based on the intentional omission of any verbal element that could refract or obscure the intensity of the experience implied by her words.' (255)

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