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  • Author:agent Vincent Buckley http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/buckley-vincent
Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Last Poems
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* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:McPhee Gribble , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Untitledi"Winds drain, mosses chill", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 3)
The Good Days Begini"The good days begin with light sun", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 4)
Making Friendsi"There is the `festschrift'", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 5)
Springs Comei"Spring's come, but not the cleanliness;", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 6)
Seasonsi"One page turns on to the next;", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 7)
A Leaf from the Firestormi"City heat, that closed noise system", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 8)
Pound's Gravei"The trumpet dwindled, and the bow wave", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 9)
Airletter to Craig Rainei"Well, they are gone, and here must I remain,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 10)
They Come at Intervalsi"They come at intervals,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 11)
Moonlight Flit (of Possums)i"Hear them at first light", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 12)
The War Seasoni"War times itself to the minute,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 13)
What Do You Want For This Childi"What do you want for this child", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 13)
Soft War Poems, Vincent Buckley , sequence poetry (p. 13-18)
Naming of Peoplesi"In the superb reductions of print", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 14)
Synchronyi"War has achieved its synchrony", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 14)
Glans Normalisi"In the first dark of morning, when trees", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 15)
The Arts of Wari"To be taught the arts of war", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 15)
Kildarei"Winter wakes you in Kildare,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 16)
Prime Ministeri"With the embassy raided,", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
In the Pubi"Didja see how Mrs T. cut him", Vincent Buckley , single work poetry (p. 17)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Spaces in Vincent Buckley's Poetry Penelope Buckley , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue 2010;
'This paper traces some of the forms taken by space in Vincent Buckley's poetry and some ways in which spaces are opened, closed off, filled, invited and shaped. It loosely follows a poetic development that itself loosely follows the trajectory of the life: from country to city and imaginatively back; from a separation of Australian and Irish matter to a pattern of connections and continuities. In early poems that deal with childhood the inside of the house is shut away. In the next phase, set in early maturity and the city, rooms become important, inhabited but set apart. That pivotal poem Golden Builders multiplies ideas about space in a tumultuous process of breaking open, breaking down, linking, imprisoning, provisionality, construction and regrowth, in which the self and its thoughts and cries compete with others to be heard and felt. After this, space is used much less defensively and in The Pattern it is mapped and traversed to close the major separation in both the poetry and the life, the separation of the two source countries. In Last Poems boundaries either vanish or are contemplated without anxiety. Spaces are at ease with forms.' (Source: http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/1451)
Untitled David Coad , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , Summer vol. 67 no. 3 1993; (p. 666-667)

— Review of Last Poems Vincent Buckley , 1991 selected work poetry
After Poetry (14) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Graham Rowlands , 1992 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 128 1992; (p. 54-58)
Malouf Adds Festival Prize to International Awards William Fraser , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 March 1992; (p. 6)
After Poetry (9) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Kevin Hart , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 123 1991; (p. 58-64)
Passionate Voices John Knight , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , December vol. 10 no. 4 1991; (p. 58)

— Review of To the Ocean; and Scheherazade Richard James Allen , 1989 selected work poetry ; A Reed at the Water's Edge Don Gobbett , 1988 selected work poetry ; In Times of Pestilence Kevin Baker , 1990 selected work poetry ; Last Poems Vincent Buckley , 1991 selected work poetry
Poets - Dead and Alive Lawrence Bourke , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , December vol. 51 no. 4 1991; (p. 142-151)

— Review of Red Dirt Tim Thorne , 1991 selected work poetry ; St Clair : Three Narratives John Scott , 1986 selected work poetry ; Caboolture Steven Herrick , 1990 selected work poetry ; Last Poems Vincent Buckley , 1991 selected work poetry
Composing the Home That Won't Surrender Us Lee Cataldi , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Northern Perspective , Wet Season vol. 14 no. 2 1991; (p. 131-134)

— Review of Last Poems Vincent Buckley , 1991 selected work poetry
Dual Monument to a Poet-Scholar Martin Duwell , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3-4 August 1991; (p. rev 4)

— Review of Last Poems Vincent Buckley , 1991 selected work poetry ; The Faber Book of Modern Australian Verse 1991 anthology poetry
I Will Write of the Future Gwen Harwood , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Top Shelf : Supplement to Australian Book Review 1991; (p. 25)

— Review of Last Poems Vincent Buckley , 1991 selected work poetry
Spaces in Vincent Buckley's Poetry Penelope Buckley , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , Special Issue 2010;
'This paper traces some of the forms taken by space in Vincent Buckley's poetry and some ways in which spaces are opened, closed off, filled, invited and shaped. It loosely follows a poetic development that itself loosely follows the trajectory of the life: from country to city and imaginatively back; from a separation of Australian and Irish matter to a pattern of connections and continuities. In early poems that deal with childhood the inside of the house is shut away. In the next phase, set in early maturity and the city, rooms become important, inhabited but set apart. That pivotal poem Golden Builders multiplies ideas about space in a tumultuous process of breaking open, breaking down, linking, imprisoning, provisionality, construction and regrowth, in which the self and its thoughts and cries compete with others to be heard and felt. After this, space is used much less defensively and in The Pattern it is mapped and traversed to close the major separation in both the poetry and the life, the separation of the two source countries. In Last Poems boundaries either vanish or are contemplated without anxiety. Spaces are at ease with forms.' (Source: http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/1451)
After Poetry (9) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Kevin Hart , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 123 1991; (p. 58-64)
After Poetry (14) : A Quarterly Account of Recent Poetry Graham Rowlands , 1992 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 128 1992; (p. 54-58)
Vincent Buckley's Last Poems Brian Matthews , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , May no. 88 1991; (p. 15)
Malouf Adds Festival Prize to International Awards William Fraser , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 March 1992; (p. 6)
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