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Tableau Vivant single work   poetry   "big and white and comforting as"
  • Author:agent Joanne Burns
Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Tableau Vivant
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Aerial Photography Joanne Burns , Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1999 Z338145 1999 selected work poetry Wollongong : Five Islands Press , 1999
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Road South : An Anthology of Contemporary Australian Poetry Ron Pretty (editor), Calcutta : Bengal Creations , 2007 Z1512202 2007 anthology poetry Calcutta : Bengal Creations , 2007 pg. 17
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Language in My Tongue : An Anthology of Australian and New Zealand Poetry Cassandra Atherton (editor), Paul Hetherington (editor), Australia : FarFlung Editions , 2022 24888961 2022 anthology poetry

    'This new anthology of Australian and New Zealand poetry is remarkable for its exuberance, its vitality, and the notably youthful vibrancy of its free verse as well as its innovative prose poetry.  Including a wide range of voices from such well-known poets as John Kinsella, Pam Brown, and John Tranter to relative new-comers like Chris Tse and essa may ranapiri, The Language in my Tongue is full of surprises and special pleasures.

    —Marjorie Perloff, Professor Emerita of English
     at Stanford University and Florence R. Scott Professor
     of English Emerita at the University of Southern California

    'Here are vernaculars. Here are modern-day classics. Here is a “mind in an unclear world,” “a space perfection will never survive.”  Here is invention permitted to travel the world, in dense prose poems and in chatty ones, in capable free verse and ghazals, “emissaries” and “a russet lock in an envelope.” Here Echnida meets the Spider, “making things transparent,” and here [is] bodily frailty and erotic love. Here, readers, are some highlights of the Antipodes, two—no, far more than two—poetic traditions, made available for you. Investigate. Drink deep.

    —Stephanie Burt, Professor of English at Harvard University'  (Publication summary)

    Australia : FarFlung Editions , 2022
    pg. 53-54
Alternative title: 活人画
First line of verse: "big and white and comforting as=又大又白,安慰人心"
Language: English , Chinese
Last amended 19 Dec 2023 07:10:04
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