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For the Painter Ben Nicholson single work   poetry   "Finding and learning"
  • Author:agent Rosemary Dobson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dobson-rosemary
Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 For the Painter Ben Nicholson
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Guide to the Classics : The Poetry of Rosemary Dobson Peter Kirkpatrick , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 13 September 2018;

'In the first century BCE the Roman poet Horace proposed that, “A poem is like a picture”, meaning that, like painting, poetry engages in mimesis by imitating life, copying it in a fixed medium. But what happens when art imitates art, as in Australian poet Rosemary Dobson’s poem, For the Painter Ben Nicholson, about the work of the British modernist?' (Introduction)

The Figure in the Doorway : On the Poetry of Rosemary Dobson Gary Catalano , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 38 no. 10 1994; (p. 28-32)
The Figure in the Doorway : On the Poetry of Rosemary Dobson Gary Catalano , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Quadrant , October vol. 38 no. 10 1994; (p. 28-32)
Guide to the Classics : The Poetry of Rosemary Dobson Peter Kirkpatrick , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 13 September 2018;

'In the first century BCE the Roman poet Horace proposed that, “A poem is like a picture”, meaning that, like painting, poetry engages in mimesis by imitating life, copying it in a fixed medium. But what happens when art imitates art, as in Australian poet Rosemary Dobson’s poem, For the Painter Ben Nicholson, about the work of the British modernist?' (Introduction)

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