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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Undercover of Lightness : New & Selected Poems
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Notes

  • Epigraph:

    The word in language is half someone else's. –Mikhail Bakhtin

  • Dedication: To Jeanette Margaret Burke
  • Content indexing in process. This selection of indexed poems courtesy of Walleah Press website.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Hobart, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania,:Walleah Press , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Snap Dragonsi"snap dragons", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 11)
Perhapsi"Too much is spoken about illness and medical procedures, too much read into", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 25)
A Day in the Lifei"My chest clenches", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 50)
Tabai Mountain Poemi"I saw a shining moon last night", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 74)
The Next Poemi"There is a man who sits at the edge of the polluted pool", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 78)
Ngallagunda Used Car Yardi"After the demolition derby", Andrew Burke , single work poetry (p. 92)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Aspects of Australian Poetry in 2012 Michelle Cahill , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 58 no. 1 2013; (p. 68-91)

'T he act of reading for appraisal rather than pleasure is a privilege that brings me to a deepened understanding of the contemporary in Australian poetry, the way the past is being framed, its traditions, celebrities and enigmas washed up in new and hybrid appearances or redressed in more conventional, sometimes nimbus forms. Judith Wright wrote that the ‘place to find clues is not in the present, it lies in the past: a shallow past, as all immigrants to Australia know, and all of us are immigrants.’ The discipline of reading to filter such a range of voices underlines my foreignness, making reading akin to translation, whilst reciprocally inviting the reader of this essay to become a foreigner to my assumptions and conclusions.' (Introduction)

The Ruthless Eye Rae Desmond Jones , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , August-October no. 5 2012;

— Review of Undercover of Lightness : New & Selected Poems Andrew Burke , 2012 selected work poetry
The Ruthless Eye Rae Desmond Jones , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , August-October no. 5 2012;

— Review of Undercover of Lightness : New & Selected Poems Andrew Burke , 2012 selected work poetry
Aspects of Australian Poetry in 2012 Michelle Cahill , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 58 no. 1 2013; (p. 68-91)

'T he act of reading for appraisal rather than pleasure is a privilege that brings me to a deepened understanding of the contemporary in Australian poetry, the way the past is being framed, its traditions, celebrities and enigmas washed up in new and hybrid appearances or redressed in more conventional, sometimes nimbus forms. Judith Wright wrote that the ‘place to find clues is not in the present, it lies in the past: a shallow past, as all immigrants to Australia know, and all of us are immigrants.’ The discipline of reading to filter such a range of voices underlines my foreignness, making reading akin to translation, whilst reciprocally inviting the reader of this essay to become a foreigner to my assumptions and conclusions.' (Introduction)

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