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Learning to Know One's Place single work   poetry   ""Hello Graeme, old love, it's Gwen"
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Learning to Know One's Place
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  • Dedication: (for Gwen Harwood and James McAuley)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Quadrant vol. 56 no. 1/2 January-February 2012 Z1837278 2012 periodical issue 2012 pg. 92
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon States of Poetry : Tasmania Sarah Day (editor), 2016 13365509 2016 anthology poetry

    'For its small population, Tasmania has produced, or attracted from elsewhere, a significant number of published poets, past and present. Not all have loved the place. In the case of Gwen Harwood, the island state was her prison, or at least that’s what she told her friends: ‘I HATE HOBART’, ‘When do we leave?’ and ‘Get me outa here’. ‘My only fear is that I’ll die before I get out of Tasmania,’ she wrote in her ‘Sapho cards’ to her friend Alison Hoddinott. It’s hard to judge tone on the page, but these comments don’t really sound ambivalent!'  ( Sarah Day Editorial introduction)

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