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  • Author: Rosemary Dobson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/dobson-rosemary
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Rosemary Dobson : Collected
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Since the publication of her first book in 1944, Rosemary Dobson has built a reputation as one of Australia's most important poets. This volume collects and celebrates the work of her long and distinguished career, bringing together a vast and striking body of work. The poetry ranges from the exquisitely lyrical, with its clarity of observation, to delicious wit and playfulness. Ground-breaking poems about domestic lives, especially motherhood, have influenced many younger poets, while translations and poetry about the visual arts are equally distinctive.

'Dobson herself has spoken of her poetry as 'part of a search for something only fugitively glimpsed, a state of grace which one once knew, or imagined, or from which one was turned away. Surely everyone who writes poetry would agree this is part of it - a doomed but urgent wish to express the inexpressible.' Now in her nineties, Rosemary is still producing new work and having it published.' Source: http://www.uqp.uq.edu.au/Book.aspx/1189/Rosemary%20Dobson-%20Collected (Sighted 14/10/2016).

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Reading Australia

This work has Reading Australia teaching resources.

Unit Suitable For

-Year 11 (Literature Unit 3)

Themes

balance, change, death, domestic life, fate, haunting, Light, perspective, renewal, the past, time, vision

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Information and communication technology, Intercultural understanding, Literacy, Personal and social

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2012 .
      Image courtesy of UQP
      Extent: xx, 384p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Prefcae by Rosemary Dobson.
      • Introduction by David McCooey, pp. xvi-xx.
      • Content indexing pending.
      ISBN: 9780702239113 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Bonny Cassidy Reviews Rosemary Dobson Bonny Cassidy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , no. 41 2013;

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Review : Rosemary Dobson : Collected Kim Edward , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 27 no. 1 2013; (p. 119-120)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Geoff Page Reviews Rosemary Dobson’s Collected Geoff Page , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , November no. 12 2012;

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
'Yet Always To Be Known' Susan Sheridan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 343 2012; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Poetic Life in Pursuit of the Intervening Angel Geoffrey Lehmann , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 June - 1 July 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Enduring Voice of a Generation David Malouf , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 2 June 2012; (p. 28-29) The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-3 June 2012; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Dobson's Timeless, Sublime Quality Kate Llewellyn , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 June 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Poetic Life in Pursuit of the Intervening Angel Geoffrey Lehmann , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 June - 1 July 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
'Yet Always To Be Known' Susan Sheridan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 343 2012; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
Geoff Page Reviews Rosemary Dobson’s Collected Geoff Page , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , November no. 12 2012;

— Review of Rosemary Dobson : Collected Rosemary Dobson 2012 selected work poetry
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