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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians
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'Southern Sun, Aegean Light represents the very first attempt to collect in a single volume the poetry of second-generation Greek-Australians. Bringing together the distinct and diverse work of over thirty poets, from the well established to the newly published, this collection showcases the poetic contribution of a generation that has arisen out of the shadows of its migrant past as it establishes a voice and sensibility of its own. The poetry presented here challenges stereotypes of what it is to be Greek-Australian, while also grappling with a variety of issues beyond identity and belonging, including death and dying, and memory and loss. These are poems to be savoured by earlier and later generations of Greek-Australians, as well as the wider community in Australia.' (Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Arcadia , 2011 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Writing before Writingi"I am writing. That's to say, I am walking with Death,", George Alexander , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
Chiasmusi"A tape-loop for two speakers", George Alexander , single work poetry (p. 6-11)
Orpheus Through the Rear Vision Mirrori"Even in sleep our eyes move", George Alexander , single work poetry (p. 12-17)
Mindi"What to do, where to go?...", Salomè Argyropoulos , single work poetry (p. 19)
Timei"Time is spend in purgatory,", Salomè Argyropoulos , single work poetry (p. 20)
Spiral Lovei"Whirl me round and round,", Salomè Argyropoulos , single work poetry (p. 21)
The Lucky Countryi"Migrating from a cafe to a bar", George Athanasiou , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
A Room With No Viewi"Its been raining doubt and disillusionment", George Athanasiou , single work poetry (p. 25-26)
Before the Falli"Her eyes glistened in the moonlight", George Athanasiou , single work poetry (p. 27)
For the Last Timei"The grandest love of all", George Athanasiou , single work poetry (p. 28)
Excaliburi"She's uncomfortable tonight", George Athanasiou , single work poetry (p. 29)
Delusional Picturei"Today's the day", Georgina Chrisanthopoulos , single work poetry (p. 31)
Fake Heroi"He said no-one will ever hurt you", Georgina Chrisanthopoulos , single work poetry (p. 32)
Two Sistersi"They arrive by occasion and", Phillip Constan , single work poetry (p. 34-35)
Memories of Summeri"I often wonder at the elderly", Phillip Constan , single work poetry (p. 36-37)
Sparing Livesi"In an hour of panic and need", Phillip Constan , single work poetry (p. 38)
Mirandai"A mere young twenty-eight years of age,", Phillip Constan , single work poetry (p. 39)
You Who Do Not Weepi"Fire like opera.", Katerina Cosgrove , single work poetry (p. 41-43)
How Long Have I Known You?i"How long have I known you?", Katerina Cosgrove , single work poetry (p. 44-46)
The Salt Treei"Your sadness is nothing but lack of conviction.", Katerina Cosgrove , single work poetry (p. 47)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Arcadia , 2011 .
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      Extent: xviii, 317 pp.
      Note/s:
      • Preface by Judith Rodriguez.
      • Introduction by Nick Trakalis, Melbourne 2011.
      ISBN: 9781921875120

Works about this Work

Vrasidas Karalis Reviews Southern Sun, Aegean Light Vrasidas Karalis , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , November no. 12 2012;

— Review of Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians 2011 anthology poetry
Untitled Loula Rodopoulos , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 5 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians 2011 anthology poetry
A Sprig of Basil Jena Woodhouse , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , March no. 9 2012;

— Review of Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians 2011 anthology poetry
A Sprig of Basil Jena Woodhouse , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Foam:e , March no. 9 2012;

— Review of Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians 2011 anthology poetry
Untitled Loula Rodopoulos , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 5 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians 2011 anthology poetry
Vrasidas Karalis Reviews Southern Sun, Aegean Light Vrasidas Karalis , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , November no. 12 2012;

— Review of Southern Sun, Aegean Light : Poetry of Second-Generation Greek-Australians 2011 anthology poetry
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